Wisconsin library directors must be certified by the State in order to maintain employment. Under state requirements, directors must accumulate 100 hours of continuing education over a five-year period in order to maintain certification. Evolving community needs and technology requires library staff at all levels to be continually updating their skills in order to provide the best service possible.

Winnefox Library System provides a variety educational opportunities to staff of member libraries. Workshops are open to staff from other library systems and school media centers as well. Past workshops have included:

  • Library Services for Job-Seekers
  • Ebooks & Digital Audiobooks
  • Etiquette in Serving Patrons with Differing Abilities
  • Guessing Isn't Good Enough: Using Data to Make Effective Decisions
  • The Ins and Outs of Chapter 43
  • Public Library Funding and Budgeting
  • Creative Fundraising
  • Library Policies
  • Serving the Legal Information Needs of the Public
  • Library Services for Older Adults