Save up to 50 percent on PLA training kits this December

For Immediate Release
Tue, 12/06/2011


Amy Sargent

CHICAGO - Four digital training kits from the Public Library Association (PLA) are on sale until Dec. 31. Each kit is 40 percent off (or 50 percent off when combined with an ALA member discount).

PLA training kits, authored by Sandra Nelson, tackle topics like stress management, time management, customer service and library advocacy. Designed to guide a half-day to day long staff training at the library, each kit includes: learning objectives, a detailed agenda, an engaging PowerPoint and companion script, discussion guidelines, an implementation plan, participant handouts and an evaluation form.

Titles include:

Customer Service: Balancing Rights and Responsibilities (ISBN: 978-0-8389-9731-4)

 Libraries Prosper: A Guide to Using the PLA Advocacy Toolkit (ISBN: 978-0-8389-9713-0)

 Stress Less: Taming the Tensions in Your Life (ISBN: 978-0-8389-8545-8)

 Time Flies...But Where? Time Management Tips and Tools (ISBN: 978-0-8389-8563-2)

The price is normally $45 for each downloadable kit. The sale price is $27 for nonmembers or $22.50 for ALA members (after the 10 percent member discount is applied). Use promo code “wintersale11” to receive the discount. Purchase and download PLA Trainer Kits at

For more information about other PLA events and programs, contact the PLA office at or (800) 545-2433, ext. 5PLA, or visit PLA is a division of the American Library Association. PLA’s core purpose is to strengthen public libraries and their contribution to the communities they serve. Its mission is to enhance the development and effectiveness of public library staff and public library services.