Training

The State Library fosters the ongoing professional development of library staff throughout the state, enabling them to be well-informed and competent to provide superior services to their constituencies. 

Current Classes Offered

This is a listing of the current State Library classes being offered for Fall/Winter 2017.  Library staff must register to participate in these classes. 

On Demand Classes

Libraries can request an on demand class.  For more info or to request a class, please contact Charlotte Pringle Bourg, 225-342-4931 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Library Support Staff Certification

The State Library of Louisiana is a course provider approved by the ALA-APA to offer courses in the Library Support Staff Certification Program.

For more information on the national certification program, visit http://ala-apa.org/lssc/

For more information about the Louisiana courses, visit LSSC Courses.

Other Online Sources for Library Paraprofessionals and Professionals

These are links to online training and continuing education offerings in various library functions. If you have other links you would like to suggest, please email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The State Library of Louisiana provides these links as a service to our libraries and does not control the content of sites outside of the State Library’s website. Therefore, the State Library cannot be responsible for any wrong or harmful information present on any of the sites on this links list.