Northeast Ohio Regional Library System - Event Information
Re-Training the Library: How Cross-Training Saved Our Library
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.
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 ChambersSummers 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.