All Ages Date: April 16, 2016 Number of Attendees: 20-40 Length: 2pm-4pm Staff/Volunteers: This program requires 1 staff member and 4 foreign language groups Budget/Supplies: World language crafts to-go for … Continue reading World Languages Day
When I first started at West Caldwell Public Library, my Teen Section was a disaster. It was so bad I didn’t even want to take pictures of it. All the … Continue reading Renovation 2016: Teen Space
When you become the staple technology person in your library, you need to adapt quickly at both instruction and procedure writing. Below is an example of one of the first technology projects I was handed in my time with West Caldwell Public Library.
Below is the Collection Development Plan I used during my director-less time at Lee Memorial Library. The goal of this plan was to reassure the Board of Trustees that all collection development goals were being met by the staff while a Director was not in place. I organized the team and had them outline their goals for their collections.
One purpose of this was to outline certain standards we maintained while completing a massive weeding project of all Adult, Media, and Young Adult collections. The following is the rather long and hefty resource that helped our team manage our goals effectively and provided transparency to the Board of Trustees and the public.
Do’s and Do-Not’s of Library After-School Care Helpful Tips and Procedures DO welcome the kids as they enter the library. Making eye contact with them and recognizing them as patrons … Continue reading Do’s and Do Not’s of Library After-School Crowds