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Planned Volunteer Training Program

Below is a list of scheduled training sessions planned for the two weeks before we take over running the library. At the moment all we ask is that people note the dates an keep some time free on these dates. A booking system will be published shortly

An introduction to your library
You will learn about:
Your library information manual
Data protection
The layout of the building
Opening and closing the building
No computer experience necessary

Tuesday 7th June 10-12am & 6:30-8:30pm

The Library Management System
Session A ( for all computer users)
You will learn how to:
Borrow and return a book
Renew a book
Pay fines/ charges
Join new members

Tuesday 14th June 2-4pm & 6:30-8:30pm
Wednesday 15th June 7-9pm

Session B (must have attended LMS A)
You will learn how to:
Deal with incoming deliveries
Look for books for other libraries
Customer copying

Thursday 16th June 10-12 noon
Friday 17th June 10-12 noon

Library Management System Absolute beginners
For those less confident with IT
Tuesday 14th June 10-12 noon

Stock handling
You will learn how to:
Identify different book categories
Shelve fiction and non – fiction books
Shelve children’s books
Promote your stock
Handle donations
No computer experience necessary

Tuesday 7th June 2-4pm
Wednesday 8th June 7-9pm

The digital library service
A look at our digital offer:
How to access our online catalogue
Searching for and reserving titles online
Online reference library
E-Books, E-Audio, E-Magazines
Customer printing
Computer experience beneficial

Thursday 9th June 10-12 noon
Friday 10th June 10-12noon