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Marion Bryant

Regional Director


Anne Reever Osborne

Assistant Regional Director


Jacqueline D. Johnson  

Administrative Services Assistant


Kim Henderson

Technical Services Assistant


Amy Henderson

Library Information Systems Specialist



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    Credit: Gail Spragins, Director, Perry County Public Library

     Buffalo River Regional Library Center

    230 East James Campbell Blvd., Suite 108

    Columbia, TN 37804

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      Training & Workshop Opportunities

      2017-2018  In-service Training Calendar

      All Training and Workshops are held at Buffalo River Regional Library Center unless otherwise noted.  Times TBA.  

      FALL 2017


      11 Trustee Certification Challenge Day

      17  Early Childhood Literacy  with Jinx Watson


      03  Writing a Technology Plan with Caleb Wray and Gina Hunter 9:15-11 am

      03  Vendor Fair and Showcase 12-4 pm

      17 Trustee Certification Challenge Day


      01 Summer Reading 2018 Roundtable


      SPRING 2018


      TBD Library Directors' Roundtable


      09  Online Privacy-Resources and Strategies with Bryan Neil Jones


      01 Summer Reading Conference Nashville Public Library

      07  DiSC and Effective Library Leadership with Gail Spragins, Director, Perry County Library

      TBD Summer Reading Roundtable


      11  Tri Regional Workshop Reader's Advisory with Becky Spratford -Brentwood Public Library


      TBA  Libraries, Technology and the Future


        Vendor Fair & Showcase


        Training and Workshop Opportunities

        OCTOBER 2017

        • Friday, Nov 3, 2017: Vendor Fair and Showcase
          Come by BRRL and learn about products and services offered by library and technology vendors. Listen to short presentations and speak with vendors regarding your library's collection and technology needs.
        • Friday, Nov 3, 2017: Writing a Technology Plan
          LISS Caleb Wray and NSC Gina Hunter will provide instruction on best approaches and practices in writing a technology plan. Open to all library directors and staff responsible for library technology
        • Friday, Dec 1, 2017: Summer Reading 2018 Roundtable
          Pick up the Summer Reading Program handbook and exchange ideas for summer reading program activities.

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