First is a three part series about library management: Practical Tools for Challenging Times. Held at the Matteson Public Library the topics and dates/times are as follows.
Tapping into the Positive Side of Conflict
September 12, 9 am-1 pm
Managing Stress and Change
October 17, 9 am-1 pm
Creative Problem Solving
November 14, 9 am-1 pm
Sign up for all three or the one that best suits you.
The next series is targeted at all library employees: Workplace Survival Skills. Held at Dominican University, the topics and dates/times are as follows.
Positive Responses to Challenging Situations
September 13, 9 am-1 pm
Bouncing Back During Times of Change
October 18, 9 am-1 pm
Another series which may be of interest to school librarians is the three session 'crash course' on readers' advisory.
Readers’ Advisory: Zero-to-Sixty in 3 Steps
Presented by Joyce Saricks and held October 17, November 7, and November 28 from 1 pm – 4 pm, this series is aimed at those new to readers' advisory or who are looking to brush up their skills and learn what's out there.
Finally, on November 1 from 9:30-4:30, Dr. Peggy Sharp will be at Dominican to discuss:
What’s New: The Best of Children’s Literature 2012
This event will be held at Dominican's Priory campus, approximately 1/2 mile east of the main campus.
For more information, prices, and how to register, visit Dominican University GSLIS Continuing and Professional Education site.