• Virtual Staff Day(s) 2021


    Our 2021 Staff Day activities will be virtual again for 2021, though we are spreading out over 2 days because branches will be open. Check out the lineup below and discuss your schedule with your supervisor to ask about attending the sessions you are most interested in.

    Because this is a spirit week (think high school homecoming), we also highly encourage branches and departments to plan team building and training sessions specific to your branch that week. You may consider creating branch cheers, a banner or flag, elect some version of spirit week royalty or nominate staff at your branch as "Most Likely to ___________." We would love to hear about anything you come up with (send an email to viridian@thecountylibrary.org).

    *Download fill-able "Most Likely to _____" certificates.

    FAQ'S about Virtual Staff Day(s) 2021


    Tuesday, Sept 21, 2021

    Main Session - 8:00-9:30am - ALL STAFF via WebEx (click to watch recording)

    11am - How Can County Benefits Help You Prepare for Retirement (click to view recording)

    *Penny Sherman - County HR

    11am - Caregiver Presentation (click to view recording)

    *Kathy Nelson - County Aging & Adult Services

    12noon - Lunch Break Book Discussion (click to view recording)

    *What have you been reading?

    3pm - Setting Boundaries, Identifying and Addressing Patron Harrassment (click to view)

    *Diana Castro – City Library, Staff Development, Masters in Education

    *Stephanie Howell – City Library, Teen Services Librarian Sprague

    3pm - SLCLS Trivia Gameshow (click to view recording)

    *We'll do a mix of pop culture and County Library trivia

    4pm - CreateSpace Demo/Tour live from KEA (click to view recording)

    *Get a virtual tour of the fabulous CreateSpace at Kearns and get answers to those CreateSpace questions you've been dying to learn.

    Wednesday, September 22, 2021

    8am - Yoga (click to view recording)

    *taught by our very own Tami Austin

    8am - Medicare Options Presentation (click to view recording)

    *SLCo Aging & Adult Services

    9am - Healthy Lifestyles Presentation (click to view recording)

    *Join in on the conversation of Social Wellness, and the importance of it while learning more about your personality and of those that surround you on a day-to-day basis.

    *Brittany Parry and Jayne Hansen - County Healthy Lifestyles

    10am - SLCLS Trivia Gameshow (click to view recording)

    *We'll do a mix of pop culture and County Library trivia

    11am - Guess the High School photo (click to view recording)

    *Guess the school photo of staff members and learn a few interesting facts about them.

    12noon - Lunch Break TV Binge Discussion (click to view recording)

    *What TV series have you been bingeing lately or would you recommend?

    3pm - Ask Me Anything session with Leadership Team members (click to view recording)

    5-7pm - Alumni (Retirement) Reception at Viridian

    *Celebrating all those who retired during the pandemic with an in-person get-together including light refreshments.



    Take an anonymous and very informal survey (ie - how many books did you read last year, what hobby or skill did you pick up during quarantine) to help us get a better feel of who we are as a system. We'll share the results during our Main Session on Tuesday, September 21st.

    *Share a bit about yourself in our anonymous survey.

    *Survey results


    Vote for your favorite candy bar



    Help us get to know you better through a fun activity looking back at our early years. We're asking for staff to upload a school photo and a current photo along with giving a few facts/hints about yourself. Photos and answers will be revealed in a live Webex which will be recorded for later viewing as well.


    Submit your questions to the AMA session with Leadership Team in advance.


    We have created a few backgrounds you can use for any of our virtual sessions. Download your favorites below!

    #1 - SLCLS Loves Me

    #2 - Jim Cooper approved

    #3 - Surrounded by books

    #4 - Colorful bookshelves