Steve Hargadon: Thursday: “Handling Complaints or Protests About Content”

 “Handling Complaints or Protests About Information: Service, Protection, and Training for All Team and Library Leaders”
Element of the Library 2. Sequence Offered by Barry Trott, MSLS, hosted by Dr. Steve Albrecht

OVERVIEW

How do we safely and securely and thoroughly deal with 1 or much more offended or outraged patrons who complain about merchandise (guides, films, publications, CDs, and many others.) in our library?

This 60-minute schooling webinar is introduced by Library 2. and ALA writer and library assistance, security, and protection expert, Dr. Steve Albrecht. Steve will be internet hosting Barry Trott, Grownup Services Advisor with the Library of Virginia, to check out tools and teaching that can enable when you have grievances about library collections.

Barry claims, “Book difficulties are on the increase in all types of libraries. Being ready to tackle concerns about library components will involve additional than the library director and other administrators. Typically, grievances have to have to be very first dealt with by frontline staff members. To maintain these protests from growing into a significant media crisis, it’s crucial that general public products and services staff members know how to deal with consumer complaints. This challenge necessitates more than just passing the angry patrons up the chain of command. It is essential to have a perfectly-thought-out procedure for staff to rely on. This webinar will help all library staff members feel more empowered for the duration of these encounters.”

This overview session is a different in our Library 2. series for all library staff and library leaders to react with tact and skill when it will come to grievances about what one or much more patrons thinks is inappropriate material in the library. This webinar will also explore how to take care of the security concerns and media administration linked to an structured protest about possibly controversial supplies, both of those in or in close proximity to your library.

Learning AGENDA: 

  • Getting geared up in advance of the problem arrives not acquiring plan and techniques on the fly.
  • Understanding that difficulties to components will appear from all sides, even unexpected persons/groups.
  • Producing a set of techniques on how patrons’ information issues must progress.
  • Fixing the problem at the most affordable level possible. Often frontline staff members can avert a larger problem merely by listening, but they have to have to be properly trained.
  • Notifying the Library Director when a complaint is designed, even if it appears to be that it was solved at the time it was made. Not allowing your boss be stunned.
  • Listening with empathy when a patron has a grievance. Not striving to defend the merchandise (it truly is not an educable moment) and not producing any complete commitments right until later.
  • Applying “Request for Reconsideration” letters.
  • Informing your Library Board and/or elected officers.
  • Dealing with media interviews or information requests.
  • Facility security problems.

Day: Thursday, June 30, 2022, at 2:00 pm US – Japanese Time

Price tag:

  • $99/person – includes any-time obtain to the recording and the presentation slides and receiving a participation certification. To set up team special discounts (see underneath), to submit a buy order, or for any registration complications or thoughts, email [email protected]
  • Totally free for all those on personal or group all-obtain passes (see down below).

TO Sign up: Click HERE. You will initially require to be a member of Library 2. (absolutely free) and be logged in. You should simply click “Signal Up” on the top rated ideal and we are going to approve you immediately. You can pay by PayPal or credit card, and will receive instant and lasting obtain to the webinar recording. If you have any problems registering for a webinar, if you have to have to be invoiced, or if you have any inquiries, please email [email protected] Observe: you should test your spam folder if you will not acquire your confirmation email appropriate away.

Special Group RATES (electronic mail [email protected] to organize):

  • Multiple particular person log-ins and accessibility from the similar business paid out alongside one another: $75 each and every for 3+ registrations, $65 just about every for 5+ registrations.
  • The potential to demonstrate the webinar (stay or recorded) to a group positioned in the exact same actual physical place or in the same virtual conference from a person log-in: $299.
  • Massive-scale institutional accessibility for viewing with particular person login capacity: $499 (hosted either at Library 2. or in Niche Academy).

ALL-Entry PASSES:

  • All-access once-a-year passes include accessibility to the recordings of all of Dr. Albrecht’s former Library 2. webinars, plus stay and recorded entry to his new webinars for 1 year. These are hosted both at Library 2. or Area of interest Academy (if chosen).
  • For a $499 unique all-access annual pass to all of Dr. Albrecht’s dwell webinars and recordings for 1 12 months, be sure to simply click right here. 
  • Inquiries for all-entry organizational contracts really should be directed to [email protected]
BARRY TROTT
MSLS Adult Products and services Specialist
Library Progress and Networking Division
Library of Virginia

 “Porn and Patrons in the Library: What to Do About a Vexing Concern”
Component of the Library 2. Collection with Dr. Steve Albrecht

OVERVIEW

Male patrons watching pornographic video clips or seeking at images–it may be a smaller issue in your library or it may be a massive dilemma, but both way, it is a issue that wants addressing. Let’s chat about how you can deal with it, properly, discreetly, and legally.

This 60-moment teaching webinar is offered by Library 2. and hosted by ALA creator and library provider, protection, and protection qualified, Dr. Steve Albrecht.


Studying AGENDA: 

  • Why do adult men watch porn in the library? (A significant inquiry.)
  • To filter or not to filter, that is the query.
  • Porn on the patrons’ devices compared to ours?
  • Handling patron issues.
  • Retaining minors absent from porn exposures.
  • How can our technological know-how enable us?
  • The true difficulty of escalating sexual behavior for library porn watchers.
  • Ideal practices for risk-free workers interventions.
  • When does porn watching turn into a law enforcement difficulty?
  • Assist from your nearby ICAC undertaking drive.

Day: Thursday, July 15, 2022, at 2:00 pm US – Jap Time

Price tag:

  • $99/person – features any-time entry to the recording and the presentation slides and getting a participation certificate. To set up team special discounts (see below), to submit a purchase purchase, or for any registration difficulties or inquiries, email [email protected]
  • Absolutely free for those on individual or group all-entry passes (see under).

TO Sign up: Click HERE. You will first need to be a member of Library 2. (no cost) and be logged in. You should click on “Signal Up” on the top rated correct and we are going to approve you promptly. You can pay back by PayPal or credit score card, and will receive speedy and lasting entry to the webinar recording. If you have any hassle registering for a webinar, if you have to have to be invoiced, or if you have any queries, make sure you email [email protected] Take note: you should look at your spam folder if you never get your affirmation electronic mail ideal away.

Special Team RATES (email [email protected] to set up):

  • A number of individual log-ins and obtain from the exact corporation paid out alongside one another: $75 each for 3+ registrations, $65 each and every for 5+ registrations.
  • The ability to exhibit the webinar (reside or recorded) to a group positioned in the exact same actual physical site or in the same digital meeting from 1 log-in: $299.
  • Significant-scale institutional obtain for viewing with individual login capacity: $499 (hosted both at Library 2. or in Area of interest Academy).

ALL-Accessibility PASSES:

  • All-accessibility annual passes include things like accessibility to the recordings of all of Dr. Albrecht’s preceding Library 2. webinars, additionally reside and recorded access to his new webinars for just one 12 months. These are hosted both at Library 2. or Specialized niche Academy (if desired).
  • For a $499 unique all-obtain annual pass to all of Dr. Albrecht’s live webinars and recordings for a single yr, be sure to click in this article. 
  • Inquiries for all-entry organizational contracts need to be directed to [email protected]
DR. STEVE ALBRECHT

Due to the fact 2000, Dr. Steve Albrecht has experienced 1000’s of library staff in 28+ states, live and on the internet, in support, protection, stability, and supervision. His courses are rapidly, entertaining, and deliver applications that can be place to use right away in the library workspace with all styles of patrons. In 2015, the ALA published his reserve, Library Security: Superior Communication, Safer Amenities. He is now crafting the sequel, The Harmless Library: Retaining Users, Team, and Collections Protected, for Rowman & Littlefield.

Steve holds a doctoral diploma in Business Administration (D.B.A.), an M.A. in Stability Administration, a B.A. in English, and a B.S. in Psychology. He is board-accredited in HR, security management, employee coaching, and menace assessment.

He has written 24 textbooks on business, stability, and leadership matters. He life with 6 dogs, two cats, and 3 chickens. (Not all in the very same place, of class.)