Michael Davis, director, and Tom Denvir, IT analyst for the Camden County Library District, attended the Computers in Libraries Conference in Arlington, Va., March 28-30.
They attended sessions on fundraising, computer apps, creating online community, community relations using apps, customer experience, finding funding for libraries, growing philanthropic dollars, crowdfunding projects, augmented reality and applying games theory to library programs. This continuing education event was sponsored by Information Today, Inc.
The Show Me Steps to Continuing Education grant program provides financial assistance for Missouri library personnel to attend continuing education activities. This financial assistance program is funded by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds awarded through the Institute of Museum and Library Services, a federal agency that fosters innovation, leadership and a lifetime of learning.
LSTA grants are awarded and administered to Missouri libraries by the Missouri State Library, a department of the Office of the Secretary of State.