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RCLS: Professional Development Opportunities: Adult Staff Continuing Education

A list of archived webinars and organizations with trusted resources so you can stay up-to-date on your continuing education.


This guide provides webinar opportunities for you to receive Continuing Education credit contingent upon your supervisor's approval. If you have anything to add to the guide, please do not hesitate to contact the guide's administrator. For questions regarding NY State Public Librarian Certification & CE, please visit our LibGuide here. Happy learning!

Pandemic Webinars


WEBINAR: Centering Humans in Humanities Programming

In this webinar, three librarians will share their expertise on programming for adults to engage community members with subjects that tackle what is means to be human. You will also learn about an anti-oppressive framework for facilitation that encourages us to see the humanity of community as we create virtual programming during the pandemic.

Funding for this webinar has been provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act economic stabilization plan.

Virtual Programming on Social Media

Webinar presented by Chris Morgan on May 27, 2020.

When it comes to virtual library programming you need to put social media at the forefront of your consideration. Get tips for increasing digital engagement with patrons and tracking and increasing your number of program views. Learn how to make the most out of your Facebook and Instagram and ease workflow with Creator Studio.

Alzheimer's Association Presentation

Cody Medina, Alzheimer's Association, presented on the ten signs of Alzheimer's and provided input and insight regarding serving a population who are living with Alzheimder's.

TED Talks


Throughout the year, the Service Members, Veterans, and their Families Technical Assistance (SMVF TA) Center hosts webinars to increase awareness of behavioral health issues impacting service members, veterans, and their families. The webinars feature best practices and lessons learned.

Tech Talk

Due to the nationwide shutdown of schools, libraries and academic institutions, and the resulting need for more ONLINE LEARNING, Shared Results International is making their TECH-TALK content available free for students, teachers and patrons ... for the duration of this coronavirus crisis.

ASERL Webinars

Creating a Professional Development Plan for Personal Excellence
March 23, 2020
Session Recording    |   Speakers’ PPT

Talking Book and Braille Library