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Multi-District Workshop: Capital Region

Sustaining Community Partnerships, Celebrating Diversity & Supporting Staff Wellness

The Multi-District Workshop for the Capital Area Region (Comprised of the Capital Area, Chambersburg/Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, and York/Adams Districts) is scheduled for Monday, August 28th

The workshop is FREE for anyone who wishes to attend, and we’d like to provide this opportunity for anyone outside of our region to attend if they are interested.  We are capping registration at 75; spots are still available!    Register here.

2017 Multi-District Library Staff Workshop for the Capital Area Region  

When:  Monday, August 28 2017  8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Where:  PA News Media Association, First Floor Conference Room
3899 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110


8:30 – 9:00 am    Registration/Breakfast
(Breakfast provided by Panera Bread)

9:00 – 10:30 am Session 1:
Anne Gingerich, PANO: We Together: What Does it Take – Really?

10:30 – 10:45 am: Break 

10:45 – 11:30 am Session 2:
A panel of library staff and organizations discussing ways to build and sustain effective partnerships, with the opportunity for attendees to ask questions.

11:30 – 12:30 pm   Lunch & Learn:
Visit MARCO, the new outreach van of the Dauphin County Library System and Franklin County Library System’s Book Buggy!
(Lunch provided by Panera Bread) 

12:30 – 1:15 pm  Session 3:
A panel discussing serving diverse communities as a library – celebrating our community and confronting the issues, with the opportunity for attendees to ask questions.

1:15 – 1:30 pm: Break

1:30 – 2:45 pm  Session 4:
Maria T. Accardi, Indiana University Southeast: Embracing the Impeded Stream: How Burnout Can Transform Librarians’ Lives and Work, via Skype

2:45 – 4:45 pm  Session 5:
Wynne Kinder and Kim Stoltzfus of Kinder Associates LLC: Wellness Works for Well-Being (With an opportunity to practice) 

4:45 – 5:00 pm: Closing          


This project is made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.

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