Continuing Education Introduction

LM holds numerous regularly scheduled and special continuing education opportunities. These events occur both in-person and online. For more information, visit LM’s Continuing Education page.

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List of Scheduled Events
Calendar of Scheduled Events

Beginning Workshop

Beginning Workshop is an annual 3-day event held each spring geared toward library staff without a master’s degree in Library Science or those with the degree, but with little or no library experience. Many library systems in Michigan require attendance for new library staff. Beginning Workshop is also a requirement to obtain Level 3 or Level 4 Library of Michigan certification

Loleta Fyan Small & Rural Libraries Conference (SRLC)

This is a biennial conference focused toward libraries serving populations of 25,000 or fewer but is welcome to all. This conference is heavily subsidized to provide small and rural library staff with the best opportunity to attend.

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.

Free Library Related Webinars

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


Webjunction provides online training on a variety of library-related topics. Certificates of completion are provided with self-paced courses and webinar archives are available. Webjunction is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.