SSCS One-Day Conference 2013

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Thank you to everyone who attended the 2013 SSCS One-Day Conference. We hope you enjoyed it! 

SSCS One-Day Conference: Supporting Our Libraries and Our Communities
Wednesday, May 29, 2013

SSCS 2013 Conference

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.