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Event Name:Re-Training the Library: How Cross-Training Saved Our Library
Description:Libraries have faced insurmountable changes in the past year. How can libraries carefully adapt to this new normal and keep their team spirit?  Our panelists will discuss how they were successful in getting their teams on board with cross-training. 

Learning Objectives:
  • Encourage teamwork and communication
  • Change your team's expectations
  • Cross-train your different levels of staff

Brittany Burchett has been working in various libraries for the past ten years in Cincinnati, Midpointe, and Greene County Public Library. Brittany has been with GCPL for five years and is the Head Librarian at the Beavercreek Community Library. 

Sue Jeffery has nearly fifteen years of academic, school and public library experience in Massachusetts, Hawaii, and in Ohio with Greene County Public Library.  Sue has served the last seven years as Head Librarian in two GCPL locations and currently manages the Winters Bellbrook Community Library.

Melissa Fasanella has more than 24 years of working academic/public library experience.  Melissa’s has worked in libraries at The Ohio State University, various public library locations in Cincinnati, and Greene County Public Library.  Melissa has served as the Head Librarian at the Xenia Community Library for the past five years.

Keesha Chambers Summers is in her thirteenth year as the Head of Youth Services at the Xenia Community Library.  Keesha previously worked in a variety of public and academic library positions in Georgia that included bibliographic instruction, interlibrary loan, and management.

Event Date:2/17/2022
Event Time:2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern
Location:Online via Zoom
Contact Person:Melissa Lattanzi
Details:Who Should Attend:  Anyone interested in learning more about cross training
Competency:  Staff Development and Teamwork

Non-Member Cost:      $40
NEO-RLS Bronze Member Cost:  $24
NEO-RLS Silver Member Cost:   FREE
NEO-RLS Gold Member Cost:    FREE
NEO-RLS Individual Member Cost:  $20

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