Learn how to set manageable goals for 2017 in upcoming PLA webinar

For Immediate Release
Tue, 12/20/2016


Kara O'Keefe

Manager, Marketing and Membership

Public Library Association (PLA)


CHICAGO – Join the Public Library Association (PLA) to explore various ways to make goal-setting work for you, whether those goals are personal or work-related. “New Year, New Goals! Setting Manageable Goals for 2017” will take place on January 4 at 1:00 p.m. Central.

Best selling author Kari Chapin will discuss different systems for goal-setting, including for yourself and your teams, strategies to make sure your goals are manageable, and ways to stay on track.

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will:

  • Know how to set a goal that has a starting and finishing line;
  • Be able to develop a system for check-ins that keep your goals on track; and
  • Understand why previous goals have either been successful or failed and what to do about it.

The cost to attend “New Year, New Goals! Setting Manageable Goals for 2017” is $28 (PLA Members), $31.50 (ALA Members) and $35 (Nonmembers). Groups of any size can register for $129. The registration deadline is 11:59 p.m. Central on Monday, January 2.

The Public Library Association (PLA) is the largest association dedicated to supporting the unique and evolving needs of public library professionals. Founded in 1944, PLA serves nearly 9,000 members in public libraries large and small in communities across the United States and Canada, with a growing presence around the world. PLA strives to help its members shape the essential institution of public libraries by serving as an indispensable ally for public library leaders. For more information about PLA, contact the PLA office at 1 (800) 545-2433, ext.5PLA, or pla@ala.org.