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

Bus Trip To ACRL 2019 - Cleveland, Ohio

WNYLRC & RRLC are co-sponsoring a charter bus to Cleveland, OH, for ACRL 2019. The bus will leave Rochester on April 9th and return on April 13th. Cost is $40 per person. Please be aware that this charter bus includes transportation only (does not include conference registration or lodging).

To ride the bus with us, fill out the form here.

Itinerary:

4/9/2019
9:30am Bus departs Bushnell's Basin Park & Ride (Rochester)
10:40am Bus arrives at WNYLRC office
10:55am Bus departs WNYLRC office
11:55am Bus arrives at SUNY Fredonia
12:10pm Bus departs SUNY Fredonia
2:30pm Bus arrives at Cleveland Convention Center

4/13/2019
12:45pm Bus departs Cleveland Convention Center
3:05pm Bus arrives at SUNY Fredonia
3:20pm Bus departs SUNY Fredonia
4:20pm Bus arrive at WNYLRC office
4:35pm Bus departs WNYLRC office