Brian Kenney sent me this email newsletter, and said: “Check out our Zoom programming, assembled in a week by my amazing team.” The staff steps up! NOTE from Michael: I deleted a bunch of the Zoom links to prevent any “Zoom-bombing” – some of the story times had multiple dates. If you use the […]
Hey all – This is an extra/optional bit for our class but I wanted to share a webinar I did last year for ALA. I thought of it as I read over your posts because many of you are writing about our core values, serving all users, and inclusive practices. The slides and links are […]
Hey all – I put together a little video about my tour and time at Cedar Rapids Public Library last fall. I went there to speak at the library’s staff day. View video– Web version Download video podcast Download lecture slides This is optional but if you have a few minutes, please take a look. […]
Thanks to @desertrabbit for sharing this job posting from Douglas County. Take look at the competencies required below. I have been thinking a lot about soft skills and wrote a piece called “Soft Skills are Heart Skills” for PLA last fall. What soft skills do you see embedded in these comps? Douglas County Libraries elevates […]
This job was shared with our class last year. I wrote a column about it as well.(AgentsofChange) Please comment as you’d like. What resonates? Will we see more jobs like this? Innovation Catalyst Librarian (Librarian 1) Trenton Free Public Library, Trenton NJ Salary: $50,765 starting Status: Full-time and benefitted, 35 hours per week including evenings and […]
Greetings all! Thanks to everyone who came to the session. We went over all the major assignments and had some nice discussion about our course.
Hey all – this job was posted at Denver Public Library in early 2015. The description is gone but it was very interesting.
Here is a recent job description from CityLibraries Townsville in Queensland, Australia from last spring. My colleague Warren Cheetham is Coordinator, Planning and Business Development there. I visited last year while in Australia. Take look at this bit and then grab the PDF to see the full job. Note the nuances of Australian library work. Townsville.Position […]
Thanks to the students who attended our chat. We touched on Gwinnett’s customer service initiative, Open +, doing away with Dewey/fines and much more. The recording is about 40 minutes.
For interest, Michael Casey shared this about the Open+ System: open-handout