WHERE: Stephenson Public Library - Marinette
WHEN: Thursday, December 5th, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM (Doors open 9AM)
Topics will include the following:
See detailed agenda below:
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM Check-in, morning snacks and beverages
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Compassionate Accountability: Dealing with Problem Behaviors in the Library
Presented by Emily Rogers, Deputy Director and Karla Giraldez, Branch Manager with the Brown County Library
We all have those patrons who can make library work more challenging. Maybe they repeatedly violate a policy or they seek out the staff person who is willing to bend the rules for them when you have already told them no. In this session, we will explore ways we can hold patrons accountable for behaviors and still be compassionate. Brown County Library Branch Manager, Karla Giraldez, and Deputy Director, Emily Rogers will discuss tips and tricks to use before, during, and after a behavior concern to help make the library safe for all.
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Lunch & Learn: Breaking Down §43.30 Before the Police are Breaking Down Your Library Door!
Lead by Tracy Vreeke, Director of the Nicolet Federated Library System
While we are enjoying our lunch, Tracy Vreeke will lead a discussion about the Public Library Request for Records Toolkit, which will help you understand just what to do when there is a court order or a law enforcement officer comes knocking.
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Purple Angel Program
Presented by Two Members of the Dementia Friendly Community Coalition
Do you know someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia? Chances are you do. There are an estimated 5.5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease. The Purple Angel Dementia Friendly program aims to educate the community and local businesses about dementia and how to assist those with the disease.
The Dementia Friendly Community Coalition supports the program in Marinette County. Businesses and public institutions in the community are eligible to become Dementia Friendly. Employees go through training sessions to learn how to offer hospitality and support to individuals with memory loss, confusion or other dementia-related symptoms.
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Marinette County Library Staff Training: New Website / Weebly Walk-through
Lori Baumgart, Marketing, Communications & CE Specialist, Nicolet Federated Library System
The new website is here! Lori will walk library staff through the new site in Weebly, give a few editing pointers, and provide 1-on-1 training as needed. While this training is directly related to Marinette County Library’s website specifically, anyone who is interested in learning a little more about Weebly is more than welcome to attend.
Can’t attend? No worries! A similar training will be provided in early 2020, in the Door/Kewaunee/Brown County region.