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Friday, April 7 • 9:00am - 9:50am
Building Partnerships between School and Public libraries: Success and Challenges

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A non-routine goal inspired the Brentwood Library to connect with public school libraries in our service population. A committee was formed and a brainstorming session focused on the following initiatives: -teacher/school library card registrations -joint planning of a Williamson Loves Library event -technology additions to supplement school resources -setting up a courier system -book donations -resource sharing with parents and teachers -hosting a late night exam week event The details, challenges and successes of this initiative will be presented. What started as a non-routine goal for one year is now a standing committee at the library as we continue to expand our relationship with the public schools.

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Katie Creecy

Public Services Manager, The John P Holt Brentwood Library
Hello! I am a native Nashvillian and have been with the John P. Holt Brentwood library for 6 years.
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Kelly Lee

Reference Librarian, The Brentwood Library
I am a big advocate of community outreach and enjoy teaching patrons. I'm a bit of an apple fanatic, but enjoy tinkering with all kinds of technology, and love to hear how they are used within the library. I was a nurse a very long time ago and am a relatively new librarian with... Read More →

Friday April 7, 2017 9:00am - 9:50am EDT
Room 300-A