Day1: Introduction to Library Service

Introduction to Library Service – Day 1

Agenda

  1. Introductions
  2. MN Certification for Library Employees
    1. Competencies
    2. Completing the Program
    3. Day 1 and Day 2
    4. Local Contacts
  3. Describing Your Library
  4. Community Assessments
    1. Viewing the Community
    2. Viewing the Library
    3. Responding to the Assessment
  5. Why Libraries?
  6. How Libraries Function
    1. Governance
    2. Funding
    3. Standards and Guidelines
    4. Policies and Procedures
  7. Connecting Libraries
    1. Regional Libraries
    2. State Resources
    3. Local Resources
  8. Homework

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