It's not about stats. It is about community.

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Television Appearances

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I have had the profound honor of having been interviewed by several news outlets, including Jackson, MS channel 16. 

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Library Promotional Videos

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Here you will find videos I've created to promote library events and programs, like Flowood Reads. The videos primarily feature Flowood Public Library.  

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Library Events and Programming

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My teams and I created a number of library programs and events that were fun, engagning, and educational. 

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Associations/Committees

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I've been so fortunate to have worked with many associations and committees to promote library advocacy, outreach, marketing, and leadership. 

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Open References

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I have worked with some amazing people over the years. 

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Awards

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A few selected honors that I'm especially proud to have been nominated to receive. 

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Selected Presentations - Maryland State Library

General Outreach for MD LBPH

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This is a basic presentation that I use when I discuss the library's role in the community. It contains minimal content. 

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What if You're a Leader with Anxiety?

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In 2019, I presented "What if You're a Leader With Anxiety?" Maryland State Library Association's annual conference. The presentation featured a break down of leadership and anxiety myths, actions individuals could take to care for their mental health, and a discussion portion. 

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Accessible Marketing

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Over the last few years with MD LBPH, I have developed a "quick & dirty" guide to creating accessible marketing materials for the visually impaired. 

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Mission Creep and Burnout

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In 2019, I was asked to present on the topic of Library Mission Creep and Librarian Burnout. After exhaustive research, I presented at the Maryland State Library Resource Center's Spring Conference. 

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Selected Presentations - Central MS Regional Library System

Library Management and its Effect on Community

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In 2016, I was asked to present at the Mississippi Library Association's annual meeting; my focus was on leadership and how it can positively affect the community of a library. 

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Programs & Community/Program Failures

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In 2016, I presented at the Mississippi Library Association's annual meeting; my topic was how librarians can bounce back from program failure. 

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Library Communities: More than you think

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I presented at the 2016 Mississippi Library Association's annual conference; this portion of the program was expanding the idea of "library community" by engaging other societies and organizations. 

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Beating Bullying

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In 2014/2015, I was given a small IMLS grant to host an anti-bullying program. The program was a failure, but I learned quite a few lessons about leadership, community engagement, and marketing. 

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Selected Presentations - St. Tammany Parish Library System

Introduction to Genealogy

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This program was a basic introduction to genealogy. 

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