Library Staff Training

Fit learning into your busy schedule with access to on-demand training modules, downloadable PDFs, upcoming webinars, and tools to educate your staff and end users any time of day or night.

Training Kits

Want to host your own training session? Looking for patron resources? Browse our Training Kits to use with your staff or library community.

How to Train Your Community On Libby – Library Staff Kit

Everything you need to host your own Getting Started with Libby training – virtually or in person!
This kit contains 1 PowerPoint presentation, 1 demonstration outline, 1 mini-quiz, 2 follow-up PDFs, 1 press release template, 1 social media template, and 1 demo recording to help you prepare.

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Managing Holds – Library Staff Kit

This kit contains 1 easy-to-follow PDF for librarians on managing holds in Marketplace, 3 short videos about holds in Libby – great for patrons! – and 3 marketing graphics for librarians to share.

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Welcome to Libby: Chinese & Spanish – Library Staff Kit

This kit contains 2 simple, self-paced modules for librarians to share with their Spanish- and Chinese-speaking populations.

Each web-based module is accessed by a single, self-contained link and includes basic instruction on signing into Libby, adding a library card, and borrowing and reading a title. The kit also includes our popular Global Languages Marketing resources in Spanish and Chinese.

Suggested uses: share on social media, link from your library website, or invite patrons to try out the training via a personalized recommendation.

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Curation Tips – Library Staff Kit

This kit contains 4 PDFs to train library staff on traditional, Advantage, and Lucky Day curation.

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Lending Models – Infographic Kit

Help your patrons understand two of their most common questions: 1) Why do I have to place digital titles on hold and 2) why are wait times so long at my library?

This kit contains a full-sized PDF and PNG infographic and multiple sizes of Steps 1&2 for social media (PNG)

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