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Library Professional Development: May 13, 2016

Reynolds Libraries Professional Development

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Library Professional Development Day

Date and Time:

May 13, 2016

Location:

Downtown Campus Library, Reynolds Community College

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PDO DAY AGENDA

8:30-9:00  Continental breakfast provided by the library. (Library Break Room and DTC Library)

9:00-9:30  Welcome and self introductions. (Library Instruction Room)

9:30-10:15 Student Behaviors and Interventions, Dr. Wendy Bolt, Dean of Students. (Library Instruction Room)

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-11:30 Open discussion in professional groups. We will split into our roles (reference, circulation and part-time technology specialists) for an open discussion on empathy and customer service. (Instruction Room, Reynolds Room and DTC Library)

11:30-12:00 Library Variety Show.  Share a video, a website, a book or recommend a library resource. You can upload the links to the web sites or videos to the "Suggest a link or a resource" column to the left. Turn in homework/ideas for Library Open House (we'll provide notecards!) (Library Instruction Room)

12:00-1:15  Lunch. Box lunches from Sally Bell's Kitchen. Please RSVP and/or make your lunch selection. (Library Break Room and DTC Library.) 

1:30 Depart for tour of new Cabell Library. Library staff will carpool from the DTC campus and park in a deck near the library.

2-3 Tour of VCU's Cabell Library