Current & Upcoming
Weeding Your Collection with Karen Toonen within ALA's Collection Development Crash Course on 02/07/2023.
ARRT Narrative Nonfiction Genre Study Team, from 02/03/2021 to 12/01/2022.
Lifecycle of a Book, hybrid presentation for Naperville Public Library Staff Day on 09/16/2022.
Fast Facts: Collection Services Edition, Naperville Public Library Staff Day on 09/16/2022.
Murder, They Wrote! (Programming Team and Panelist), Adult Reading Round Table on 08/17/2021.
Diversity Audits: Sharing and Panel Discussion (Panelist), SWAN Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Metadata Task Force on 07/28/2021.
Episode 14: Circ Stats, Bridgerton, and Other Library Business (Circ Stats portion), Booklist's Self Care, on 04/29/2021.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Cataloging and Collection Development (Panelist), LACONI Technical Services Section on 04/09/2021.
Library Programming in Uncertain Times (Panelist), 2020 Illinois Library Association Annual Conference ppm10/21/2020.
With Jez Layman (Elmhurst Public Library) and Becky Spratford (RA for All).
4th Annual Horror Writers Association Librarians' Day (Logistics Coordinator). Panel videos live throughout November 2020.
ARRT Book Chat (Coordinator) from 06/11/2020 to 12/09/20.
ARRT Narrative Nonfiction Genre Study Coordinator from 02/06/2020 to 04/09/20. (Postponed due to COVID.)
Planning Successful Author Events, Hosting Successful Local Author Fairs panel, for LACONI OPP (Outreach/Promotions/Programming) section on 02/21/2020.
Learn from Leaders: Versatility in Library Careers (panelist), Naperville Public Library on 02/18/2020.
Co-chair of ARRTCon 2019, at Naperville Public Library on 11/14/2019.
Conducting a Diversity Audit of Your Collections as part of Library Journal's Professional Development Evaluating, Auditing, and Diversifying Your Collections series on 11/05/2019.
Sparking Patron Joy by Making Space to Grow (Panelist), 2019 Illinois Library Association Annual Conference on10/24/2019.
With Tom Goetz (William Rainey Harper College), Skye Lavin (Forest Park Public Library), and Sarah Sagmoen (University of Illinois Springfield's Brookens Library)
Flip the Readers' Advisory Script: Think Like a Reader (Panelist), 2019 Illinois Library Association Annual Conference on 10/24/2019.
With Becky Spratford (RA for All), Nicole Steeves (Fox River Grove Memorial Library), and Tracy Clark
ARRT Romance Genre Study: Paranormal Romance (Discussion Facilitator) on 08/01/2019.
ARRT Romance Genre Study: Romantic Suspense (Discussion Facilitator) on 06/06/2019.
Weeding 101: The whys and hows of deselecting as a team, PCI Webinars on 05/28/2019.
With Monica Minnick, Naperville Public Library Children's Services Librarian
Weeding 101: The whys and hows of deselecting as a team, Illinois Library Association 2019 Reaching Forward Conference on 05/03/2019.
Level Up Your Career Today!: Professional Involvement Opportunities for Library Support Staff, Illinois Library Association 2019 Reaching Forward Conference on 05/03/2019.
With Becky Spratford and Rebecca Vnuk
Weed 'em and Reap: Readers Advisory benefits of weeding, PCI Webinars on 04/17/2019.
Interviewed Sonali Dev on Representation in Publishing and Libraries, Naperville Public Library Staff Day 09/21/2018.
ARRT Book Club Study on A Distant Heart by Sonali Dev on 04/25/2018.
RA Through the Weeds: Weeding your way to better Readers Advisory Interactions, presented twice at ARRTCon 2017 on 11/09/2017.
Genres Unconference Style (Panelist), ARRTCon 2017 on 11/09/2017.
Weeding Wonderland (Panelist), 2017 Illinois Library Association Annual Conference on 10/11/2017.
How to Stay in Top Genre Shape (Panelist), Booklist Live Event sponsored by NoveList on 08/22/2017.
With Becky Spratford & Marlise Schiltz
RA for Everyone (Panelist), Naperville Public Library Staff In-Service Day on 04/29/2016
A RAdical Conversation (Panelist), Libraries Working Together Staff In-Service Day on 02/08/2016.
Handouts: RA Tools and Resources & Speed Reading and Annotating
ARRT Book Club Study on Life After Life by Kate Atkinson on 01/14/2015.
Into the Wild: The Adult Reading Round Table Tackles Comics, C2E2 on 04/26/2013.
Day in the Life of a Librarian @ NPL, Naperville Public Library Staff In-Service Day on 10/01/2010.
Downloadables Training Classes for Naperville Public Library Staff from 10/2010 to 01/2016.