PLA’s upcoming webinar challenges attendees to shake up traditional thinking in public library management

For Immediate Release
Mon, 07/23/2012

Contact:

Amy Sargent
Manager, Marketing
Public Library Association (PLA)
1-800-545-2433 ext.5024
asargent@ala.org

CHICAGO — At 1 p.m. CDT on August 8, the Public Library Association (PLA) will host a live, hour-long webinar, Are Your Mental Models of a Library Holding You Back?to inspire library directors, managers and supervisors to shake off assumptions about their library and start thinking outside-the-box.

Join presenter Cheryl Gould, library training consultant, Infopeople, for an interactive webinar that will highlight mental models that can inhibit growth and new ideas in the public library world. Gould’s engaging style and instruction will help participants break free of those mental models and learn how to cultivate a professional environment of innovative, creative ideas.

Registration for “Are Your Mental Models of a Library Holding You Back?” costs $28 (PLA Members), $31.50 (ALA Members) and $35 (Nonmembers). Groups of any size can register for individual webinars for $129.

For more information about PLA, contact the PLA office at (800) 545-2433, ext. 5PLA, or visit PLA’s website at www.pla.org. 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.