Go from sad country song to tap dancing ad man in one easy step— by attending:
Do What You Love: Make Your Talents and Passions Work for You
Saturday, June 29, 2013 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
McCormick Place Convention Center
Speaker: Carolyn Ciesla, Librarian at Prairie State College
Speaker: Julie Jurgens, School Services Coordinator, Arlington Heights Memorial Library
Speaker: Kristi Chadwick, Director, Emily Williston Memorial Library
Are you recycling the same program ideas over and over? Feeling like staff involvement could be better? When people are passionate about something, they want to share it. Consider individual staff member’s personal passions — genealogy, graphic novels, foreign films — and tap them to create a program, service, or display, enriching the experience for patrons and ultimately making staff happier.
There will be gifs aplenty, research to back up our assertions, and lots of concrete examples of how to get buy in from administration, learning to love failure, and more.