Making A Collection Count (from Awful Library Books)
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Date:
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Price (Governing):
$10
Price (Affiliate Member):
$10
Price (Patron Organizational):
$10
Price (Patron Student):
$10
Price (Patron Personal Member):
$10
Price (Non-Member):
$15
Price (Other NY 3Rs Library Member):
$10
Price (WNYLRC Staff):
$0

Location:
WNYLRC Training Center

Description:
Make your collection count! This session talks about the overall quality of a library collection. This includes analyzing collection procedures, metrics, and the life cycle of a collection.
 
We will also discuss how to "weed smart" by creating a weeding plan that staff and patrons will buy into, including ways to dispose of weeded materials properly and respectfully.
 
Our holistic approach to collection management will help all types and sizes of libraries to keep pace with the demands and expectations of their communities.
 
 
Attendees are invited to bring weeding policies and material for review.
CE Workshop:
Yes
CE Hours:
0.3
Workshop Length:
3
Speaker Name:
Holly Hibner & Mary Kelly
Speaker Bio:

Holly Hibner is the Adult Services Coordinator at the Plymouth District Library in Plymouth, Michigan. She has a mild obsession with weeding (ok, maybe not so mild), and can often be found in the stacks taking inventory. She also loves all things techie and the challenge of a good reference question. Holly is riding high and pulling all the glory out of her term as a Councilor-at-Large for the American Library Association.

Mary Kelly is the Digital Services and Emerging Technologies Librarian at the Plymouth District Library in Plymouth, Michigan. This fancy title means you will find her pouring through Overdrive reports, database renewals, and enlightening the masses in computer classes. Mary is also working on harnessing all the power of her role as the library’s webmaster (aka World Domination).

For street cred, Holly and Mary have co-authored several books, such as “Making a Collection Count” and “Taking Your Library Career to the Next Level.” Reading them will surely change your life, so interlibrary loan a copy today! They are also co-authors of the popular blog “Awful Library Books.”

Max Class Size:
40

Unconference: INTERSECT: Where People & Ideas Meet! (Early Bird Registration)

INTERSECT is not your grandmother's library conference!

This brand new regional gathering of library and information professionals will be taking place at the Hilton Garden Inn, Buffalo, NY on Friday, October 5, 2018.

The purpose of INTERSECT is to facilitate a culture of co-learning among librarians and other interested professionals in the region by bringing people together to network and share ideas in an interactive, engaging, informal setting where participants determine the content.

INTERSECT: Where People and Ideas Meet!

Program and session descriptions can be viewed here: https://wnylrc.org/uploads/documents/committees/ce/INTERSECT_program.pdf

Activities, including workshops and tours, will be held during lunch time.

Early bird registration will be available to everyone until August 15th, after which the registration price will increase to $40 for WNYLRC members and $50 for non-members.

Please fill out our form on preferred sessions, lunch activities, and your meal selection once you've registered: https://wnylrc.wufoo.com/forms/q1yutqd11vjaht8/

Spaces for each session and lunch activities are limited -- so sign up soon!

If you need disability accommodations, please email Caitlin at ckenney@wnylrc.org.

There is $5/day valet parking only for guests of our Unconference at the Hilton Garden Inn.

We have a block of rooms reserved with a special conference rate at the Hilton Garden Inn available on a first come, first serve basis if you wish to stay overnight. You can book online at buffalodowntown.hgi.com with the booking code: WNYLR. You can also call Hilton Garden Inn at either 1-855-446-1178 or 716-848-1000 and inform the agent that helps you of the dates that you wish to book and the special code (WNYLR).