Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Yosemite Rural & Small Library Leadership Institue

I've decided to start back to blogging again and plan to more consistent posting at least once a month. My post today is about a professional development event I recently took part of in Yosemite which involved teaching storytelling and advocacy skills those working at small and rural libraries. It was a very informative 2 days in a beautiful setting.
Villa at Rush Creek Lodge
A session of public speaking

My with friends Patrick and Vanessa

Me with friends Kate and Sharon

My roomate and me with our husbands

Start of day 2

Learning about library impact stories

Special guest speaker Greg Lucas, California State Librarian

Session on using social media to engage community 

Lunch of portobello mushroom burger and slaw

Session on creating and distributing library impact stories 

Storytelling by John Muir interpreter

Delicious avocado toast

Hubby celebrating Star Wars Day (May the 4th be with you) with a smore

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