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Looking for more quality continuing education? We hear you! Here is the tentative 2020/2021 schedule.

  • Online Courses: asynchronous instructor-led online courses; four weeks long, unless noted otherwise
  • Webinars: one-hour long, free online meetings, usually noon-1pm Pacific time; all are recorded and archived for later access
  • LSSC: courses marked as "LSSC" are approved by ALA for the Library Support Staff Certification Program

To stay current with new offerings as they are added, you can subscribe to the IFP Training list or subscribe to our training feed. You can also download and browse through this learning catalog for a comprehensive look at our online course offerings. See the Past Online Training page for previously-offered online courses.

September 2020

Online Courses

Webinars

October 2020

Online Courses

Webinars

November 2020

Online Courses

Webinars

December 2020

Webinars

January 2021

Online Courses

Webinars

February 2021

Online Courses

Webinars

March 2021

Online Courses

  • Library Supervision and Management - Instructor: Heidi Dolamore
  • Community Conversations - Instructor: Courtney Breese
  • Beyond the Basics: Transforming Library Experiences Through Human-Centered Design - Instructor: Georgia Coleman
  • Data Literacy: Why It Matters to Underrepresented Groups and How Public Libraries Can Help

Webinars

  • Embedding Evaluation in Libraries

April 2021

Online Courses

  • Asset-Based Community Development
  • All Work Is Team Work (LSSC) - Instructor: Cheryl Gould

Webinars

  • Book Clubs for Neurodivergent Adults
  • Using Volunteers Strategically in Response to COVID-19
  • Developing a Culture of Risk-Taking/Experimentation

May 2021

Online Courses

  • Developing Partnerships to Provide Social Services - Instructors: Tara Bannon and Sonia Falcon
  • Podcasting
  • Capturing Outcomes of In-Person and Virtual Library Programming - Instructor: Amy Koester
  • Technology in Libraries (6-wk course) - Instructor: Diana Silveira

Webinars

  • Legal Issues Related to Immigration and Libraries

June 2021

Online Courses

  • Social Justice and Public Libraries - Instructor: Chantel Walker
  • Online Privacy and Security: Best Practices for You and Your Library Users - Instructor: Nicole Hennig
  • Library/Museum Partnerships
  • Disaster Preparedness and Response

Webinars

  • Conflict Management/De-escalation