Continuing Education:

  • webinar December Listing of Free Webinars for Library Staff

    Dozens of online sessions to help you gain the knowledge, skills and abilities to move your library forward and connect with your community.

  • WebJunction Self-Paced Courses and Webinars

    WebJunction provides online training on a variety of library-related topics. Certificates of completion of provided with self-paced courses and webinar archives are available.

    This project is supported in part by the Library of Michigan with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

  • Library of Michigan Webinar Archives

    We've archived webinars provided by Library of Michigan staff on a variety of topics. These are available to you 24/7 for your convenience. Check back often for updates.

Regularly Scheduled LM CE

  • New Director Workshop - September 15, 2016

    This is an annual one day event that provides a wide range of information for new public library directors. Attendance at these workshops is necessary for director certification as part of the qualification criteria for state aid to public libraries.

  • Advanced Director Workshop - September 16, 2016

    This is a one-day event that will provide in-depth information on specific topics for new and experienced directors. Attendance at the workshops is necessary for director certification as part of the qualification criteria for state aid to public libraries. Current standards for state aid for public libraries require Classes 4 - 6 directors to complete the Advanced Directors Workshop within 2 years of initial appointment.

  • Beginning Workshop title text Beginning Workshop - May 17-19, 2017

    An annual 3-day event held each spring for library staff without a Master's degree in Library Science. Beginning Workshop is a requirement to obtain Level 3 or Level 4 Library of Michigan certification.

  • Rural Libraries Conference title text 2016 Loleta Fyan Small and Rural Libraries Conference

    The Library of Michigan Foundation generously supports the Loleta Fyan Small and Rural Libraries Conference through administration of Loleta Fyan funds.

Library Continuing Education Program

  • Library Continuing Education Program

    The Library of Michigan strives to support libraries’ efforts to provide quality service and programming to their communities. A major element of excellent service is empowering library staff to learn and implement new skills and best practices. The Library Continuing Education program helps by providing financial support for library staff continuing education.

Online Education (National)

Continuing Education Units

  • What is a CEU - Continuing Education Unit?

    The Continuing Education Unit (CEU), is a standard unit of measure for quantifying continuing adult education and training activities. The CEU is in the public domain and may be offered by any organization. One CEU equals 10 contact hours of participation in an organized education/training experience under responsible, qualified direction and instruction. The Library of Michigan awards CEUs in 1 hour increments (.1 CEU). The Library of Michigan awards CEUs to sponsoring organizations for educational activities and may pre-approve CEUs for individuals involved in non-CEU granting educational activities.

  • Statewide Library CEU Program Application Form & Procedures Revised 2016 DOC icon

    Application for library CEUs for organizations sponsoring educational activities for library staff.

  • Statewide Library CEU & SCECH Program Attendance Sheet Rev. 12/2012 DOC icon