[Michlib-l] TLN Adult Service Fall Workshop

Lawrence Marble marblel at indelib.org
Fri Aug 1 15:05:54 EDT 2014

The TLN Adult Service Committee invites you to attend our 2014 Fall



Wednesday, September 17, 2014 

Plymouth District Library

9 AM -- 1 PM


Session 1: 9:30 -- 10:30 AM

Doing More with Less: Ideas on How to Survive and Thrive

How does a library do more with less? How do your effectively serve your
patrons without sacrificing programming and key services. What roles do
your staff and community play when resources are limited?  Jenni Gannod,
Director of the Clawson Blair Memorial Library, will share her insights
and tips as to what works for this Class III library


Session 2: 10:45 -- 11:45 AM

Lending a Helping Hand: Volunteers and Libraries

Libraries limited on staffing, may turn to volunteers to help out.
Susan Stoney, Volunteer Coordinator for the Plymouth District Library
will present on basic volunteer philosophy.  She will include the
history of volunteers at Plymouth, and what steps are needed to obtain,
train and maintain a volunteer staff.


Session 3: 12:00 -- 1:00 PM

Beyond the Book Sale: Fundraising for Public Libraries

Creativity is unlimited when it comes to fundraising.  A panel of three
will present on their experiences with fundraising and how others can
duplicate the same ideas at their own library.  Speakers include: Lynn
Severini, Circulation Department Coordinator from Gross Pointe Woods
Library, Emily Meloche, Adult Librarian from Chelsea District Library
and Carol Souchock, Director of the Plymouth District Library.



Workshop check-in begins at 9 AM with the first workshop session
beginning at 9:30 AM.  

Continental breakfast and workshop materials will be provided.


Rates are as follow: $15 for TLN-affiliated libraries, $20 for attendees
from libraries not part of TLN, and $10 for library/information science


This year we are offering two methods of payment for online
registration.  You can either pay with a check or credit card. 


Checks can be made payable to The Library Network and either mailed or
sent through the TLN delivery route to Delivery Code: TLN #49


Online registration is located on the TLN website under the category,
Special Events.

Registration deadline is September 1, 2014.  


Dana Szanti

The Library Network Business Office

41365 Vincenti Court 

Novi, MI 48375



Please direct any questions to:

Rob Butler

Dearborn Heights Caroline Kennedy Library




Brochure is attached:



Lawrence Marble

Head of Adult

Clarkston Independence District Library


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