Super Library Supervisor Workshop Series FY2021

Event Information


Monday, April 19, 2021 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Monday, April 26, 2021 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Monday, May 10, 2021 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Event Type: 

Continuing Education - Webinar

Event Category: 

Professional/Personal Development

CEU Hours: 



$159 - Includes all sessions and digital copies of all course material


Payment (purchase order or check) payable to LibraryLinkNJ should be sent to:
2300 Stuyvesant Ave
Trenton, NJ 08618

If you require an invoice before you can submit payment, please email your request to Nanette Cox.

PLEASE - do not make make a payment or request an invoice until after you have been officially notified by an email from LibraryLinkNJ that you have successfully won a place through the lottery process. See below for details on registration and the lottery.

If you have any questions about payment, please contact us at 732-752-7720.

LibraryLinkNJ subsidizes the cost of each class to make high-quality, low-cost training available to staff of member libraries. Please pay registration fees promptly when requested.

Cancellation Policy: You may cancel up to ten 10 business days before a scheduled class/event without penalty and receive a credit for another class or a full refund. If you cancel less than ten days before, you are responsible for payment. The only exception is if LibraryLinkNJ cancels the class/event.

LibraryLinkNJ reserves the right to cancel any class/event that is less than 60% full within 7 business days of the class. If LibraryLinkNJ cancels a class, you will receive a credit toward another class or a full refund.

In the event of a class cancellation, we will make every attempt to notify you directly at least 48 hours in advance. Class/event cancellations due to snow or severe weather conditions will be listed on our main page. You may also call LibraryLinkNJ at 732-752-7720 after 7AM on the day of the class.




Registration for the Super Library Supervisor Workshop Spring Series FY2021 will open at 7:00 AM on Monday, March 8, 2021.

This series of training workshops in supervisory skills has been serving the New Jersey library community for 20 years. Now, for the first time, our workshop series will be fully virtual, allowing participants to engage with the series from the safety and comfort of their own homes or libraries. To allow for more participants, we are also offering two identical workshop series, available on different dates. 

Series Topics and Dates:

  • What it Means to be a Supervisor and Know Your Why, Motivating and Supporting Your Staff
    • Series A: Monday, April 19th, 10AM - 3PM
    • Series B: Wednesday, April 21st, 10AM - 3PM
  • Personnel Documentation & Evaluation and Defining Your Mission and Setting Goals
    • Series A: Monday, April 26th, 10AM - 3PM
    • Series B: Tuesday, April 27th, 10AM - 3PM
  • Self Care for Supervisors and Communications and Resolving Staff Conflict
    • Series A: Monday, May 10th, 10AM - 3PM
    • Series B: Wednesday, May 12th, 10AM - 3PM
  • Running Successful Meetings and Human Resources Basics That Every Supervisor Should Know
    • Series A: Tuesday, May 18th, 10AM - 3PM
    • Series B: Wednesday, May 19th, 10AM - 3PM

Workshops wil be conducted via Zoom. Login information and links will be shared with attendees prior to each workshop date. Each workshop date will include a scheduled 1 hour lunch break between topics.

Target Audience:

  • Library staff who are currently supervisors and have less than five years of supervisory experience.
  • Participants MUST be actively working as a supervisor at the time the series begins.
  • More experienced supervisors are welcome, if this is their first supervisory training.

This is a series of 4 workshops. Participants are required to attend all 4 workshops

Space is limited to 35 participants per series.  

Deadline: Registration will close on Friday,  April 2, 2021 or when the limit has been reached, whichever comes first. We will accept up to 100 registrants. 35 participants per series (70 total) will be chosen from this group by lottery.

Cost: $159, inclusive of all courses and digital copies of all course materials.

Registration Information


Super Library Supervisor is extremely popular and space is limited to 35 participants per series.

We will be using the same equitable registration and lottery process implemented in previous years:

  • Registration will open at 7 AM on Monday, March 8, 2021. We will take up to 100 initial registrants through Friday, April 2, 2021
  • Once we close registration, we will use a lottery process to select a final total of 35 workshop participants per series.
  • Registration only places you in the lottery. You will be notified after registration closes if you were successful or not in obtaining a place in the FY2021 Spring Series
  • Registering for the lottery commits you to attending all 4 workshops, if you are selected.

We will notify registrants as soon as possible with the results of the lottery.

Please register for only one Series (A or B).  Registration for a Series indicates that you are available to attend all of the scheduled dates in that Series. We will not be able to accomdate requests to attend some dates from one series and some dates from another. 

Registration for the lottery is online only. Register online by using the link below. You can only register yourself and only register once.

You need a User Account to register. If you do not have a User Account, click here to create one. It can take up to 24-48 hours to have an account approved. 

No registrations will be accepted before the opening date and time.

If you are unable to register yourself, have a colleague register in their own name (the system does not allow registering others and your colleague also must have a User Account) and have them send a notice with your name and contact information to   

Deadline: Registration for a place in the lottery will close on Friday, April 2nd or when the limit has been reached, whichever comes first.

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