Your Name and Title: Sasha Kinney, Adult Services & Reference Librarian
Library, School, or Organization Name: Sacramento Public Library
Bryan Duran, Materials Manager, San Francisco Public Library
Brittany Garcia, Adult and Teen Services Supervisor, Rancho Cucamonga Public Library
Shamika Simpson, Associate Professor & Librarian, Long Beach City College
Ashleigh Torres, Youth Services Librarian, El Dorado County Library
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: California
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): All Libraries (Academic, Legal, Public, School, Special) that conduct programming.
Short Session Description (one line): This session, Learning from the Pandemic: Mechanics of Post-Pandemic Programming, will explore and discuss the elements of Library programming in a post-COVID-19 world from virtual to hybrid to in-person.
Full Session Description (as long as you would like): As part of the CLA’s Developing Leaders in California Libraries, the team sought to understand California Libraries apprehensions and anxieties of programming in a post-COVID-19 world. The team administered a survey and from its results constructed a toolkit to assist organizations at varying levels of operation to consider their next steps with programming. This presentation will discuss the survey results, toolkit structure and findings, and suggested trauma-informed practices for implementing programming that aligns with your organization’s goals and timelines.
Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session: Forthcoming – www.postpandemicprogramming.com