on July 29, 2022 Library Education Webinars

Webinar: The Post-Pandemic Library: Managing Issues Now That They are Our Daily Routine

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Originally presented July 27, 2022

While we have struggled for the past two years with many critical issues, the very heart of our work - connecting with our patrons - has been threatened daily.

For almost two years, we have grappled with temporary access and technology issues, our own health and safety, user well-being and public safety, minimizing conflict, and maintaining our accountability, value, and worth.

As we look to our new future, post-pandemic library needs go far beyond new or flexible designs for floorplans and facilities. Instead - with the reality that very few of us can completely redesign, remodel, purchase all new furniture or build anew - library managers and leaders must look at the entire organization to create a viable operation.

Join Julie Todaro to learn about information and choices for moving the post-pandemic library forward. Julie explains where many organizations got it wrong, five primary focuses for management, leadership dos and don'ts, the top twelve things to do overall, and the first ten things you should do tomorrow!

Click below to experience this webinar as a tutorial. When you continue past the introduction to the webinar, you'll be prompted to log in. We require login to view the whole tutorial so we can provide certificates of completion for your records and for professional development credit. No purchase is required and you can create a Niche Academy account if you don't already have one. The certificate will be available for download when you have completed all sections of the tutorial.  

 

Click the link below to download the presentation slides:
Post-Pandemic Library Slides

Click the link below to download the chat transcript: 
Post-Pandemic Library Chat

Julie Todaro

Dr. Julie Todaro is currently a community college library dean, but her professional career includes academic library manager; library educator (management, public libraries,) public librarian as well as extensive work with school libraries with an all-level school library certification. In her role as community college library dean, she manages 170 employees providing library resources and services throughout eleven campus libraries in 8 counties.

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