North Country Continuing Education

The continuing education program aims to foster a culture of openness, active listening, mutual learning, and respect at all of our community and membership events for our collaborators, partners and colleagues.

Events organized by the Northern New York Library Network:

Date/Time Event
May 2 2024
All Day
59th Annual Meeting
The Wild Center, Tupper Lake NY
Jun 14 2024
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
CE Summer Destination John Brown Lives!
John Brown Farm State Historic Site, Lake Placid NY

Please follow the link in this button to read and affirm the continuing education program agreements for attendees, participants, and collaborators.

Project READY: Reimagining Equity & Access

ūü† Each month our Points North newsletter includes a bite-size portion of the Project READY important curriculum. We consider it essential reading.
  Download a copy of the Project READY journal [PDF] to fully engage with it, and to begin your self-lead learning journey.

For background on terminology, norms, and the frame of mind behind the Project READY curriculum, see Module 1a: Agreements. Catch up on any previous modules or work ahead at

Statewide Calendar

This calendar includes continuing education opportunities offered throughout our extended statewide network, available for you to attend.

Most are free for members but where fees apply, Northern NY Library Network members always qualify for the member rate.

Other Continuing Education Resources for Members

CE Assist
Apply to receive financial assistance to provide onsite staff training or consultation for your organization. Cost-share required unless it’s open for others in region to attend.

Professional Development Grants
Apply to receive funding for professional development opportunities beyond the North Country, whether in-person conferences, LIS courses, or virtual events.

Peer-to-Peer Education
Show your work! If you have material that should be shared with colleagues in other organizations, we can host a presentation from you.

Resources By Audience

Documentary Heritage and Preservation Services for New York (DHPSNY) |

DHPSNY’s webinars are a great alternative to face-to-face workshops. Presented free of charge, DHPSNY’s programs address the needs of professionals and volunteers at institutions that manage unique library research materials and historical records, including libraries, archives, and museums.  Webinars are recorded, archived, and made available for download here and on our YouTube channel.

Museum Association of New York (MANY) |

MANY holds programs virtual and in-person that members may find useful.

Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) |

NEDCC’s free services and resources are made possible in part by support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Many of the Center’s resources were developed with support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Andrew Mellon Foundation, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, corporate sponsors, and other funding agencies and private foundations.

New York State Library Division of Library Development |

New York State Library 101: For Library System Leaders

Library System Basics

WebJunction |

The learning place for libraries. Their website includes a page of upcoming webinars as well as an archive.