SWFLN Library Staff Day

Join SWFLN on April 30, 2014 for an exciting and informative day of training sessions, workshops and demonstrations at our Library Staff Day. This fun and educational event is designed specifically for all library staff.

Both breakfast and lunch are included.

Keynote Presentation by Amy Herman:

Amy Herman is the Founder of The Art of Perception, a professional development program that teaches participants to enhance their perception and communication skills by analyzing works of art. Using a variety of works of art in her presentation, Amy Herman will discuss the relevance of visual literacy across the professional spectrum and demonstrate how art has afforded an innovative way to refresh critical inquiry and reconsider the skills necessary for professional success.

Library Staff Day is an exciting, information-filled day, reaching out to all Library Staff, in a fun and interactive way.
Keynote Presentation by Amy Herman
Description:
Using a variety of works of art in her presentation, Amy Herman will discuss the relevance of visual literacy across the professional spectrum and demonstrate how art has afforded an innovative way to refresh critical inquiry and reconsider the skills necessary for professional success.
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Four Presenters…
A Total of 9 sessions with a Keynote Presentation …
One GREAT day for library staff!

Artistic Literacy

(Session A) Painting with Young Children
(Session B) Paper Airplane Club
(Session C) Printmaking with Teens

(Session A) Reader’s Advisory

So Many Books, So Little Time

This workshop will cover an overview of reader’s advisory (RA) including tips, tricks, and online resources. Become more comfortable with RA techniques, learn about RA tools, genre fiction, appeal factors, methods for providing RA, and writing annotations. In addition to lists of resources and tools you can start using today, you’ll learn how to read a book in a timely manner and how to set someone up on a blind date with a book. This session will cover issues that are of interest to staff in all kinds of libraries serving all ages.

Amy Herman

(Session B) Multiple Perspectives for Better Decision Making
(Session C) Dialogues and Conversations

Dr. Bob Bitting

(Session A) Topic Coming Soon
(Session B) Under Construction
(Session C) Check back to see what we finalize!

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