Lori Reed

Gush proudly, loudly, and often

Here I sit, on a plane headed to Portland. Each time I travel to PLA or ALA, I play my own version of, “who’s a librarian?” as I scan the crowd waiting to board. Flying out of Oakland on a bus-sized plane this time, it isn’t nearly as much fun as past trips from Seattle, where gobs of librarians would happily fill the jet liner, some easy to spot with library-themed gear. 

Gaming in Florida

Lori Reed is most likely a familiar name to you. She's a regular contributor to TechSoup for Libraries and MaintainIT. She recently facilitated an online class for NEFLIN, "Gaming in Libraries", which was based on content from the MaintainIT Cookbook, Planning for Success. I talked to Lori after the session and asked her how it went. Here's her reply.

National Gaming Day @ Your Library

Another dispatch from the ever-informative ARSL listserv: ALA's first annual National Gaming Day @ your library is coming up on Nov. 15th this year! 

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Training on training: WebJunction webinar coming up!

Next week at WebJunction, Lori Reed, the Training Specialist from the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenberg County will be sharing her vast expertise of training in libraries. In this webinar, Lori will explore "why you need to get your staff out of the classroom and instead focus on creating a culture of learning in your library." Nicely said!