CHICAGO—PLA (Public Library Association) is dedicated to providing public librarians with the resources they need to be effective leaders in their libraries. This fall, five Public Library Management Courses will offer in-depth education and interactive opportunities to help library professionals succeed in dynamic and challenging environments. Throughout each workshop, participants will have the opportunity to learn from library experts, engage in group exercises and leave with practical skills for their libraries. Classes include:
Instructor: June Garcia
Sponsoring Partner: Ohio Library Council
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Date: Sept. 22-23, 2010
Instructor: Sandra Nelson
Sponsoring Partner: Southern Adirondack Library System
Location: Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Date: Sept. 29-30, 2010
Instructor: Cheryl Bryan
Sponsoring Partner: Washington State Library
Location: Tumwater, Wash.
Date: Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2010
Instructor: Yolanda Cuesta
Sponsoring Partner: Kansas City Metropolitan Library & Information Network
Location: Independence, Mo.
Date: Oct. 19-20, 2010
Instructor: Wayne Piper
Sponsoring Partner: Georgia Public Library Service
Location: Decatur, Ga.
Date: Oct. 28-29, 2010