Save the date! The next SSCS One-Day Conference will be on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at the new Davies Center at UW-Eau Claire.
Thank you to everyone who attended the 2013 SSCS One-Day Conference. We hope you enjoyed it! Please take the post-conference survey.
SSCS One-Day Conference: Supporting Our Libraries and Our Communities
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
La Crosse Public Library
800 Main Street, La Crosse, WI 54601
The 2013 WLA Support Staff and Circulation Services One-Day Professional Development Conference had the theme "Supporting Our Libraries and Our Communities" and was held Wednesday, May 29 at the La Crosse Public Library.
Conference at a Glance
Keynote: Expecting more: Emerging Role of Libraries in the Kindle World
Kelly Krieg-Sigman, La Crosse Public Library
During Kelly Krieg-Sigman’s address , she asked attendees to brainstorm ideas for library best practices. She provided posters with service categories and attendees wrote in their own ideas. The results of the brainstorming exercise are reproduced here.
Breakout session 1A: Safety in the Workplace
Officer Kurt Weaver, La Crosse Police Department
Breakout session 1B: Who Do You Trust? Consumer Health Information on the Internet - Slides
Mary Jo Boland, Patient Education Librarian at Gundersen Health System
Breakout session 2A: Interlibrary Loan… Seriously?
Christine Barth and Vickie Long, Resources for Libraries and Lifelong Learning
Breakout session 2B: Free, Fast, Fun Digital Collections
John Sarnowski, ResCarta Foundation
Breakout session 3A: Oh, No! A Genealogy Question
Megan Isely, La Crosse Public Library
Breakout session 3B: Service with a Smile: It’s Not a Myth
Michelle Dennis, Hedberg Public Library
Breakout session 4A: Building Literacy Skills by Creating Books
Bev Schumacher, Learning Props
Breakout session 4B: Building Confidence in Reader’s Advisory
Lois Gilbert, La Crosse Public Library
*** Each attendee will receive one raffle ticket for the door prizes. Attendees can earn an additional raffle tickets for each nonperishable food item they donate. All donations will go to the La Crosse food pantry.