[re]Brary Day provides Staff Development on November 10
Library staff from all seven branches will come together on Friday, November 10 for [re]Brary Day, the Arlington Public Library’s annual staff development day.With a team of more than 100 employees leading programs, cataloging books, working at service desks, and more throughout the City of Arlington, it’s important that Library staff keep growing, exploring, and learning! On [re]Brary Day, staff will enjoy a focused day of inspiration, relationship-building, and education. To allow every staff member to attend, all Library locations will be closed.A full day of presenters, workshops, brainstorming and team building will challenge and recharge staff. Speakers include community partners such as the Arlington Life Shelter as well as the Library’s own staff experts. Staff proposed workshops on topics ranging from creative problem solving to using digital tools.
“Staff development is a major departmental focus,” says Yoko Matsumoto, Director of Libraries. “We offer continuing education and development opportunities to all staff. [re]Brary Day is a chance for the entire Library to reaffirm our commitment to learning, so we can provide better service to Arlington.”Since all staff will attend [re]Brary Day, all Library locations will be closed on Friday, November 10. Online resources such as e-books and databases will remain available! Branches will open for their normal hours on Saturday, November 11. We look forward to seeing you then, inspired and ready to keep learning.