The Missouri State Library in partnership with the Mid-America Library Alliance (MALA) is sponsoring this workshop for Missouri Public Library personnel.
This workshop is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.
Central Jackson County Fire District Training Cent
4715 E US 40 Highway
Blue Springs, MO 64015
The venue is 1 mile west of Woods Chapel and 2 miles east of MO 291.
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MALA Educational Affiliate Membership - If you are employed by a library who is a member of MALA or your library is on the Get Connected Courier Delivery Service -- YOU ARE A MEMBER TOO! Contact Mary Puhr at MALA for more information on membership levels or to check your membership status.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM CDT
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Registration closes Monday, April 17, 2017.
8:30 – 8:40 Welcome and Introductions
8:40 – 10:00 Library Safety & Security YouTube and Panel Discussion
Panel Moderator: Ashley Durkee - Mid-Continent Public Library - Grandview Assistant Branch Manager
Cindy Thompson - UMKC Miller Nichols Library - Director of Public Services
April Roy - Kansas City Public Library- Plaza Branch Manager
Jon Martin - Johnson County Library - Security Guard at Central Resource Library
10:15 – 12:15 Conflict/Conduct Management: Blue Springs Police Department
12:15 – 12:45 Box Lunch provided by MALA
12:45 – 1:05 "Shots Fired - When Lightning Strikes" video
Provides the library employee with critical guidance on how to recognize and survive an active shooter situation
1:10 – 3:15 Situational Awareness: Blue Springs Police Department
3:15 – 4:00 Wrap Up - Share Reading Lists
Weapons in Your Library: Laws in Missouri and Kansas and how they impact libraries (Monica)
Policies: Handouts for folderWeapons in Your Library: Kansas and MO Links
ATTENTION - MISSOURI LIBRARIES:
The Missouri State Library through a LSTA grant is funding a very limited number of seats in this workshop for Missouri libraries. If you would like one of these available seats, please register below. Unless you receive an email regarding a waiting list, you may assume you have received a grant supported seat.
If the grant seats are full, you will be notified and will have the opportunity to register through the normal registration process. The cost is $80.00 per person for MALA Members and $160 for non-members for this workshop.
Lunch is included with this workshop.