Playing at Work Improved My Life

Over a year ago, Richland Library began a staff play initiative.  It changed my life. First, a little background… “Project Play” started as a staff initiative to honor the memory of a dear colleague, Valerie Rowe-Jackson.  Whether doing karaoke, singing, storytelling or going to see a musical, nobody had more fun than Valerie.  She was … Continue reading

eBooks: The New Normal

eReady RCPL

In October of 2011 I participated in the Library Journal/School Library Journal Virtual Summit: eBooks – The New Normal. I had a wonderful time sharing about Richland County Public Library’s eReady initiative through the Public Libraries Panel eBooks: Strategy (Not) Required. I wanted to share my slides and comments. eReady View more presentations from liblyon (Slide … Continue reading


During April, May and June of 2011, I have had the wonderful opportunity to assist in the planning and implementation of Richland County Public Library’s eReady initiative.  Working with the eReady project has provided many opportunities to engage both our staff and our community.  Please find examples below of methods used to engage our team … Continue reading