October webinar highlights the many uses of outcomes data

For Immediate Release
Mon, 10/02/2017


Laurence Deutsch

Manager, Communications

Public Library Association


CHICAGO – The Public Library Association (PLA) and American Library Association's Public Programs Office are partnering to present a webinar on the benefits of using outcomes data to improve and support library programming. Participants will learn how to leverage Project Outcome, PLA’s performance-measurement program for public libraries, in making programming decisions, applying for funding, and demonstrating the impact of library programs and services. 

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will:

  • Understand what is included in the Project Outcome toolkit and how it works;
  • Understand how other libraries are using outcomes data for program improvements and more; and
  • Be able to apply what they learned to their library programs and services.

The webinar will be held from 1-2 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, October 19 Participation is free, but registration is required and space is limited. Click here to register, or for more information on this webinar

About PLA
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.