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NEO Bylaws

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 in Home Page Featured | Comments Off

NEO Bylaws

We are posting proposed Bylaw changes for 30 days per our policy.  Please review this document and, if you have any questions or comments, please contact Cathy Hakala-Ausperk at NEO 330-655-0531330-655-0531. 2014 2015 Proposed Bylaws Call Send SMS Add to Skype You’ll need Skype CreditFree via...

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NEO Techbits

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 in Home Page Featured | Comments Off

NEO Techbits

Emerging Techbits Video Podcast: http://youtu.be/8ncfONGmnwA Khan Academy |  Newsbeat App: Reads your news to you | Spritz speed reading technology | Amazon’s streaming media device.  Links below! For more emerging tech info and more, follow us on twitter: www.twitter.com/neorls.  Any questions or comments, feel free to contact me.  Thanks! Khan Academy: https://www.khanacademy.org/sat   Newsbeat app: http://bit.ly/1fVuskr   Spritz Reading: http://bit.ly/1fVuskr   Apps for iOS: Sprint, SprintReader, Skim, Flash Reader...

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New Registration System

Posted by on Apr 4, 2014 in Blog, Home Page Featured | Comments Off

New Registration System

Visit our website after 8:00 a.m on Thursday, April 10 and you’ll see a whole new way to register for classes, reserve book discussion titles and more! MYNEO, our new member management system, will streamline operations for us, allow customers to pay online, offer  e-marketing and provide chances to share best practices and get questions answered in FORUMS. Check out MYNEO on April 10, create your account and explore the options. Contact NEO (330-655-0531) with any glitches or questions.

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New Supervisors’ Academy

Posted by on Mar 30, 2014 in Home Page Featured | Comments Off

New Supervisors’ Academy

Beginning April 10, 2014, NEO will be combining the very popular New Supervisors’ Academy I and II into one series called New Supervisors’ Academy. Libraries can save 19 percent by signing up for the entire series. You may sign up here for the entire series or you can register for the sessions individually. This series, intended for both new supervisors and those who want a refresher, will provide you with more confidence with the challenges of being a supervisor. The series consists of 10 sessions that will run from April through...

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NEO Annual Showcase

Posted by on Mar 30, 2014 in Home Page Featured | Comments Off

NEO Annual Showcase

Join us for our 2014 NEO Annual Showcase on Wednesday, April 16, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Twinsburg, featuring Douglas County Director Jamie LaRue. Morning Event (9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.) Telling the Library Story: Featuring Jamie LaRue In 1990, Douglas County Libraries was the worst public library in the state. By 2006, by following a simple model of library development, it was ranked as number one in the nation for its population size. But then it made a surprising discovery, one that required a much deeper understanding of the...

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Reach, Discover, Act!

Posted by on Mar 30, 2014 in Home Page Featured | Comments Off

Reach, Discover, Act!

Join your colleagues for the 2014 OLC Technical Services Retreat themed “Reach, Discover, Act!” April 21-22 at the North Pointe Hotel and Conference Center near Columbus. In the past, this popular event has been attended by technical services professionals from multiple states and features outstanding networking opportunities. Come to the retreat, learn from experts, network with colleagues, and take part in a fun evening event. Stay tuned to the OLC website for more information on this event formerly known as The Mohican...

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ALAO Annual Conference

Posted by on Mar 28, 2014 in Home Page Featured | Comments Off

ALAO  Annual Conference

November 14, 2014 Kalahari Resort and Conference Center Keynote Address:  Courtney L. Young,  2014-15 American Library Association Diversity, Professional Development & Participation: How Academic Libraries Empower Communities Click here for more information.

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2nd Annual Directors’ Retreat

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in Home Page Featured | Comments Off

2nd Annual Directors’ Retreat

2nd Annual Directors’  Retreat: Personnel Management from the Top May 22, 2014 @ 10:00 a.m. – May 23, 2014 @ Noon Mohican State Lodge and Conference Center Network, Grow, Learn… Join Your NE Ohio Colleagues at NEO’s 2nd Annual Directors’ Summer Retreat! Featuring: Personnel Management from the Top Successful Relationships with Your Fiscal Officer Deborah O’Connor, Director, Geauga County Public Library What Your Second in Command Wants You To Know Pam Hickson-Stevenson, Deputy Director, Akron-Summit County Public...

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Items for Sale!

Posted by on Mar 7, 2014 in Technology | Comments Off

Items for Sale!

March 21st ONLY we will have a day where libraries can get materials that they want.  What you want from this movie and more, please contact Cathy Ausperk at catherine.ausperk@neo-rls.org and schedule an appointment.  It will be available in our Champion office for pick up on March 21st only.  Click here to view the video of items available for...

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Congratulations, Rollie!

Posted by on Feb 26, 2014 in Staff | Comments Off

Congratulations, Rollie!

Rollie James, Welch, collection manager at Cleveland Public Library, has won the 2014 Allie Beth Martin Award, sponsored by Baker & Taylor. According to The Public Library Association’s announcement, Rollie was selected “for work that not only recognizes the fundamental influence of teen literature but also celebrates the joy of working with YA resources.” Rollie is a well-known inspiration to many youth services staff members and has been a very successful presenter for NEO! We all congratulate you, Rollie!

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Celebrating the Book and Paper Arts!

Posted by on Feb 25, 2014 in Coming Attractions! | Comments Off

Celebrating the Book and Paper Arts!

The date for the first Octavofest 2014 Planning Meeting will be Monday, March 24, from 10-12 at the NEO office, 1580 Georgetown Rd., Hudson, OH  44236. This will be an important meeting, as we begin to transfer the overall, organization structure for Octavofest to NEO. We are looking forward to enticing a lot more libraries to participate in the program this year! Octavofest was first held in 2009, when a program of eight types of events (e.g., exhibitions, demonstrations, art museum tours, and lectures) was held during the month of October...

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Customer Meets Collection…

Posted by on Feb 4, 2014 in Coming Attractions! | Comments Off

Customer Meets Collection…

NOTSL (Northern Ohio Technical Services Librarians) will hold its Spring Meeting on Friday, April 4, 2014 at the Parma-Snow branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library.    Our topic will be “Customer Meets Collection: The Workflows That Make It Happen.” Please join your colleagues for lively presentations and discussion of the who, what, where, when and how of collection development and management.   The meeting will be held in the auditorium of the new Parma-Snow Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, at 2121 Snow Rd.,...

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Legislative Day (April 2) Fun Bus!

Posted by on Feb 4, 2014 in Coming Attractions! | Comments Off

Legislative Day (April 2) Fun Bus!

Make traveling easy!  Rise with NEO! OLC has announced that 2014 Legislative Day will be held on Wednesday, April 2. NEO will once again be hosting a bus to Columbus, at a cost of only $30 per seat! In order to reserve this bus, we need to have at least 35 people registered for the bus, no later than Friday, March 14.   Here’s the pick-up schedule: 5:45 a.m. leave Teague Shopping Plaza, Route 87, Newbury 6:15 a.m. arrive and load at Cleveland Marriott East parking lot, 26300 Harvard Rd., Warrensville Heights, OH   44122 7:30 a.m....

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