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In-Service Training

April 5, 2024 - Weston Memorial Hall

Agenda/Handouts (pdf)

Main presentation slides (pdf)

CAPECO presentation slides (pdf), Claudia Limon & Tori Colvard (Community Action Program of East Central Oregon (CAPECO))

Older Adult Services presentation slides (pdf), Rod Harwood (Greater Oregon Behavioral Health Inc. (GOBHI))

All Things Ready to Read & Summer Reading presentation slides (pdf), Greta Bergquist (State Lilbrary of Oregon)


November 3, 2023 - Pilot Rock Community Center

Agenda/Handouts (pdf)

Introductory slides - Summer Reading Program pictures (pdf)

Main presentation slides (pdf)

First Responder - Narcan presentation slides (pdf)

Handout - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Naloxone, updated: Sept. 2021 (pdf)

Handout - Opiate Overdose Treatment: Naloxone Training Protocol (pdf)

Evaluation responses (pdf)


April 7, 2013 - Umatilla Public Library

Agenda/Handouts (pdf)

Homeless de-escalation - preventing conflict training workbook (from video watched) (pdf), Ryan Dowd, author & speaker/trainer

First Responder, Umatilla County Undersheriff Jim Littlefield

Databases & other online resources, and Evergreen shortcuts & tips (pdf), Dea Nowell, UCSLD

LEO, Stephanie Chase, Libraries of Eastern Oregon (LEO)

211 presentation (pdf), Eastern Oregon Community Engagement Coordinator Joshua Brown

Weeding Your Library (pdf), Amanda Hespel, Adams Public Library

Principles of Design (link will begin a download of the mp4 file), Susie Sotello, Umatilla Public Library

Evaulation responses (pdf)


November 4, 2022 - Pendleton Public Library

Agenda/Handouts (pdf)

Main presentation slides (pdf)

Meet our State Librarian of Oregon presentation slides (pdf), Wendy Cornelisen of State Library of Oregon

UCSLD Report - Celebrating 35 plus years (pdf)

The Value of Strategic Communication - matrix slides (pdf), Kyle Cox of Mid-Columbia Libraries

Evaluation responses (pdf)


April 1, 2022 - online via Zoom

Agenda/Handouts (pdf)

Main presentation slides (pdf)


November 5, 2021 - online via Zoom

Agenda/Handouts (pdf)

Main presentation slides (pdf)

Keynote #1 presentation slides (pdf) - Making a Difference in the Community's Health, Dr. Noah Lenstra of UNC Greensboro and author of Healthy Living at the Library

Healthy Programs Presentations:
       Getting Good Health Information, Kristin Williams of Athena Public Library
       Magic of Tidying Your Library (pdf), Kathleen Schmidtgall of Weston Public Libr​​ary
      ​​ Run With a Fire Fighter, Walking Book Club & More, Heather Culley and James
            Simpson of Pendleton Public Library [Pendleton "right to rest" areas map #1 & #2]

Keynote #2 presentation slides (pdf) - Best Practices with Vulnerable Communities, Jill Boyd of GOBHI

Professional Development Presentations


April 2, 2021 - online via Zoom

Agenda/Handouts (pdf)

Main presentation slides (pdf)

Keynote #1 presentation slides (pdf) - Challenging Roads lead to Beautiful Destinations with Stephanie Chase, Libraries of Eastern Oregon (LEO) Executive Director -

Keynote #2 presentation selected slides (pdf) - Helping Your Patrons Deal with (Mis)Information with Donna L. Cohen, MLIS, MEd,

Setting Up a Basic YouTube channel (breakout session) -

Evaluation responses (pdf)

Evaluation summary (pdf)


November 6, 2020 - online via Zoom

Agenda/Handouts (pdf)

Main presentation slides (pdf)

Keynote presentation slides (pdf) - Customer Service with Susan Bower, Eastern Oregon Business Source

Evaluation responses (pdf)


April 3, 2020 - online via Zoom

Handouts (pdf)

COVID-19: Considerations for Trauma-Informed Response for Work Settings (Organizations/Schools/Clinics) (pdf)


    November 1, 2019 - Pendleton Public Library

    Agenda (pdf)

    Keynote: Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (pdf) - Nick Nash, UCSLD Board Member & Community Development Consultant, Eastern Oregon Business Source, & BMCC philosophy instructor

    2020 Census - What role does the library play? (pdf) - Sarah Bushore, Partnership Specialist, US Census Bureau (Oregon coordinator of US Census)

    Public Library Standards & Continuing Education Resources (pdf) - Darci Hanning, Public Library Consultant and CE Coordinator, State Library of Oregon

    Round Tables:

    attendance & evaluation responses (pdf)


    April 5, 2019 - Pendleton Public Library

    handouts (pdf)

    presentation/agenda (pdf)

    Adult Programming presentation (pdf) - Arwen Unger, Assistant Director, Hood River County Library District

    K Step Boogie (pdf) - (Line Dancing with) April Dyntera, Pendleton Public Library

    Texas Waltz (pdf) - (Line Dancing with) April Dyntera, Pendleton Public Library

    attendance & evaluation responses (pdf)


    November 2, 2018 - Hermiston Public Library

    Health Reference Information presentation (pdf) - Kristin Williams, Athena Public Library


    April 6, 2018 - Pendleton Public Library

    presentation/agenda (pdf)


    November 3, 2017 - Milton-Freewater Public Library

    handout-agenda (pdf)

    Community Programming presentation (pdf) - Beth Hudson, Walla Walla Public Library Director


    April 7, 2017 - Echo Public Library

    agenda (pdf)

    Oregon Libraries: Now and In the Future (pdf) - MaryKay Dahlgreen, State Librarian of Oregon

    Creating Brain Building Moments with Vroom! (pdf) - Amy Hoffert, Blue Mountain Early Learning Hub Coordinator, Intermountain ESD

    KEVA planks - Jennifer Costley, Pendleton Youth Services Director

    ACEs Training - Danny Bane, ACEs Master Trainer, Danny Bane Consulting