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Library Professional Development: December 19, 2013

Reynolds Libraries Professional Development

Cast Your Vote!

Shall we adopt the new library logo "Reynolds Library: Where Outstanding Research Gets Started!" so as to conform to college's new branding?

Cast Your Vote!
Yes: 12 votes (85.71%)
No: 2 votes (14.29%)
Total Votes: 14

Map and walking directions

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Library Professional Development Day

Date and Time:

Thursday, December 19, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm


Downtown Library, Reynolds Community College and

The Library of Virginia



8:30-9:15          Breakfast potluck. Show off your mad culinary skills and bring a favorite dish to share. All dishes welcome - it does not have to be a breakfast food! (DTC Library Staff Break Room)

9:15-9:30          Self-introductions & life outside the library. Great hobbies? Double jointed? Be prepared to share something non-library related about yourself. (Library Instruction Room)

9:30-9:45          Keeping the library safe: Information session from Officer Poulton from the Reynolds Police Department (Library Instuction Room);

                           Prize Drawing for Target gift cards

9:45 - 10:30      Library specialists: How would you handle it? Case study and small group open discussion with colleagues. (Lib. Instruction Rm and Inside the Library)

                           Professional Librarians: Review new library instruction packages and workshops; share best practices in engaging students. (Inside the library; Please bring your iPad if you have one.)

10:30 -10:45     Break

10:45 -11:45     Tour de Tablet. Grab an iPad and tour the Reynolds Library eBook resources. (Inside the Library)

11:45 - 12:15    You're the Star! You've got 3 minutes, share your knowledge. Booktalks, YouTube videos, blogs, office yoga...your interests welcome in this open forum. Use the link on the left under Interesting Resources to share. (Library Instruction Room)

                           Prize Drawing for Target gift cards

12:15 - 12:30    Leave for lunch at 525 Berry Burk (Walk)

12:30 - 1:45      Lunch

1:45 - 2:00        Walk to Library of Virginia 

2:00 - 4:00        Guided tour of Library of Virginia, 800 E. Broad Street. Tour to include pieces from the Virginia Homegrown Collection and the map collection.