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Spring into Learning - Free Webinars and Workshops in April

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Guest post by Angela Schneider

Please check the NEWI calendar of free webinars to find online continuing education opportunities you may attend from where you are. Most sessions are 60 minutes long and are provided – at no charge to you – by associations, agencies, companies, and library systems. There’s a lot to choose from, so here’s a sample of topics that may be of interest to you this month:

Wisconsin Libraries Talk About Race

Wisconsin Libraries Talk About Race begins year two! This spring, participants will learn about what it takes to be an active ally.

REGISTER for one or all three free upcoming webinars and save the date for an in-person workshop in June! Learn more here.

At Your Leisure

Past NEWI-sponsored Webinars: Don’t forget to revisit some of our past webinars, including the Wild Wisconsin Winter Web Conference. Earn 1-1.5 CE hours for each recording. Find links to recordings for on demand viewing on WWWC, Trustee Training, Tech Days, and the Fundraising/Grant series here: Past Events | NEWI: Northeastern Wisconsin CE Partnership (

Privacy and Wisconsin Public Libraries Tutorials for Frontline Staff and Managers: Wisconsin public library workers now have access to a tutorial covering the basics of privacy and public libraries, with specific attention to Wisconsin laws. On-demand, with modules for frontline staff and managers. Earn 1hr CE credit for completing all 4 modules.

Ryan Dowd’s Librarian’s Guide to Homelessness and Other Trainings: On-demand, self-paced online trainings. Find tips for de-escalating challenging situations for all patrons and get a better understanding of those who are experiencing homelessness. To request access, or if you have questions about your Niche Academy account, email Angela at

In Person Events

See the Wisconsin Libraries Professional Learning Calendar for conferences and other webinars from in-state providers.

NEWI is a continuing education (CE) partnership of library systems located in Northeastern Wisconsin. The NEWI website aims to be a central source of CE info for staff working at libraries in four library systems: Manitowoc‐Calumet Library System (MCLS), Nicolet Federated Library System (NFLS), Outagamie Waupaca Library System (OWLS), and Winnefox Library System (WLS).

For questions about this information, contact Beth Tomev (608) 266-7410

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