Entries by Terry Glidden

Scholarship Report: Beth Anderson – Public Library Association Conference

Event: Public Library Association Conference Attendee: Beth Anderson – Director, Preston Public Library How does attending this event relate to your current role in your library? Being a library director at a small library I’m involved in all aspects of the library. I looked for sessions that related to our library. The exhibits helped me […]

Scholarship Report: Brigette Rol – Public Library Association Conference

Event: Public Library Association Conference Attendee: Brigette Rol – Children’s Librarian, Lake City Public Library How does attending this event relate to your current role in your library? As a Children’s Librarian working in a public library, attending the PLA Conference relates to almost every aspect of my current role. The breakout sessions provide new […]

Scholarship Report: Stacie Falvey – Public Library Association Conference

Event: Public Library Association Conference Attendee: Stacie Falvey – Adult Services Librarian, Lake City Public Library How does attending this event relate to your current role in your library? In addition to sessions on how to improve my individual performance, relieve stress, and serve patrons better, there was an abundance of sessions that was geared […]

Scholarship Report: Meg Curtiss – Public Library Association Conference

Event: Public Library Association Conference Attendee: Meg Curtiss – Children’s Librarian, Plainview Public Library How does attending this event relate to your current role in your library? Most of the sessions I attended at PLA, in some way, addressed equity for library patorns. Things I learned ranged from making library access more equitable by creating […]

Scholarship Report: Karen Lemke – Library Marketing and Communications Conference

Event: Library Marketing and Communications Conference Attendee: Karen Lemke – Head of Marketing and Community Engagement, Rochester Public Library How does attending this event relate to your current role in your library? LMCC is the best conference for library marketing professionals. Everything shared at the conference directly relates to every aspect of my position: community […]

Scholarship Report: Emily Soltis – Equity in Action: Taking Your Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives to the Next Level class

Event: Equity in Action: Taking Your Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives to the Next Level Class Attendee: Emily Soltis – Technical Services Librarian, Austin Public Library How does attending this event relate to your current role in your library? The main goal of this class is to learn how to conduct a diversity audit of your […]