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  1. LLAMA webinar: The Matrix-- Linking Competencies and Learning Opportunities

    As popular as they are, staff competencies can still seem too confusing or cumbersome for many library managers and supervisors to use effectively. Learning how they have been developed and adopted successfully in another institution can help. The Library ...

    FREULAND - 01/26/2015 - 10:10 - Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA)

  2. Making difficult conversations effective: An essential competency for life and leadership

    How do you ask an employee to start doing something they don’t want to do or to stop doing something they love to do?  It can be difficult, but understanding how to manage the conversation is essential for an effective leader. This webinar will show you h ...

    FREULAND - 12/18/2014 - 17:05 - Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA)

  3. PLA at 2015 ALA Annual Conference

    PLA BIG IDEAS @ ALA Annual Friday, June 26 8:30 AM–3:00 PM San Francisco Public Library, Koret Auditorium Event Code: PLA5 Join us for the first ever PLA BIG IDEAS @ ALA Annual, an ideal event for public library directors, deputy directors, and managers. ...

    SHOFMANN - 03/16/2015 - 12:05 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  4. AASL Seeks Standards and Guidelines Editorial Board Members

    AASL is looking for a dynamic group of school librarians to serve on an editorial board responsible for the evaluation and revision of the association’s learning standards and program guidelines. Members of all facets and levels of the profession are invi ...

    MFEATHERINGHAM - 12/05/2014 - 09:10 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  5. LLAMA Webinar: “Planning to Transform Your Library”

    Summary: This webinar will present library service inquiry methods, including planning steps and models, to help you start to develop your next library service plan.  It will define opportunities that should be on your radar and offer strategies to get st ...

    FREULAND - 08/11/2014 - 12:25 - Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA)

  6. Rich Student, Poor Student, & the School Library

      What the PISA Exam Tells Us about Our Value In the ideal picture, schools and their resources, including school libraries, are intended to help level the playing field and make sure all American children are academically successful. In practice, we know ...

    JHABLEY - 02/09/2015 - 08:52 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  7. Custom Library Book Bikes Roll Out Across US

    Libraries from Cleveland to Seattle have adopted special bike programs to carry books and services around town with old-fashioned pedal power By Chris Francis In Cleveland Heights, Ohio, where winter temperatures reached a record low of –11°F the first we ...

    ssinharoy - 08/13/2014 - 11:13 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Kindergartners Go to College

    By Beverly Goldberg Kindergartners get a Sneetches  storytime at Fullerton College Library from Acquisitions Librarian Monique Delatte Starkey (left) and Library Assistant Betsy Murray. The children were among 1,800 who came to the campus’s 19th annual Ki ...

    bgoldberg - 07/11/2014 - 12:55 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Rolling the Dice

    Who are we, and who are we becoming? By Joseph Janes As I write this, I’m preparing for my annual trip with a couple of dear friends to Las Vegas. This is more nice meal/Cirque du Soleil than bottle service/strip show; we’re the dignified types—though one ...

    ssinharoy - 06/24/2014 - 10:14 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Libraries Stream toward Roku Lending

    By Beverly Goldberg It’s been two years since the Ephrata (Pa.) Public Library began lending Roku devices—digital video players that people plug into their televisions so they can view on a larger screen digitized programming that is archived online, such ...

    bgoldberg - 06/16/2014 - 16:32 - American Libraries Magazine

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