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Are We Having Fun Yet? Energizing Staff Development

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Description: Staff Development and Continuing Education don't need to be a drag! This session will focus on creative ways to make learning something new a fun and productive experience for library staff. In addition to a presentation of examples including community scavenger hunts, staff competitions and learning games, attendees will engage in some group activities to brainstorm new ideas on the spot. Bring your enthusiasm for learning and be ready for fun and prizes!

Presenter: Emily Clasper

Format: Facilitated Discussion

Types of libraries:

  • All


  • Administration and Management
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Civic Engagement
  • Continuing Education
  • Games and Gaming
  • Human Resources
  • Instruction
  • Mentoring
  • Personnel and Staffing
  • Professional Development
  • Support Staff
  • Training
  • Transforming Libraries

Additional comments: This program is highly interactive for the participants, and the discussion can end up spanning many diverse areas of librarianship.