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SWON Webinar - Open With Care (Cont'd): Safely Operating our Libraries
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SWON Webinar - Open With Care (Cont'd): Safely Operating our Libraries

FREE for Supporting & Geographic Members ($15/$20) - Join safety expert Kevin Echols for a continuation of our conversation about best practices for library operations during a pandemic!

9/21/2020
When: Monday, September 21, 2020
2:00 PM
Where: Online
United States
Contact: 513.751.4422
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Open With Care , Continued: Safely Operating our Libraries

You do not need to have attended Pt. One to register for this event! 

Join safety expert Kevin Echols for a continuation of our conversation about best practices for library operations during a pandemic! We'll re-visit some of the same topics from the perspective of several months of experience & talk about updated guidelines and current advice for keeping you and your staff healthy while continuing to provide the best service possible.

Topics that Kevin will discuss include:

 

  • Prioritizing what events and services are essential
  • Precautionary actions focusing on disaster mitigation and business continuity
  • Updated guidance on material handling and the use of PPE
  • Providing customer service during a pandemic, including potential interactions with hostile patrons
  • Proper disinfecting techniques
  • Lessons Heights Libraries has learned about operating during a pandemic -- successes, failures, and updated policies 
  • Any subject the group would like to discuss
Kevin Echols comes to us with an extensive background in Emergency Management, specifically in libraries. He currently serves as the Safety Services Manager of Heights Libraries in the Cleveland, OH area.

 

Who should attend?

  • Staff from all types of libraries
  • Library Leaders & Management
  • Front-line Staff
  • Everyone!

Competencies Covered (Competency Index for the Library Field):

  • Essential Library Competencies
    • Leadership
  • Library Management Competencies
    • Community Relations
    • Facilities
    • Laws, Policies & Procedures
    • Marketing & Public Relations
    • Organizational Leadership
    • Personnel Management
  • Public Services Competencies
  • Adult & Older Adult Services
  • Children’s Services
  • Circulation Services
  • Young Adult Services

 

CEUs:

OLC accepts 1 CEU.

KDLA accepts up to CEU. 

ISL accepts up to 1 LEU/TLEU.

Price:

FREE for employees of Supporting Member Institutions & members in our Ohio Service Area
$15 for everyone in Ohio
$20 for everyone else

 

 

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