LLAMA Webinar Highlights the Nuts and Bolts of Supervision

For Immediate Release
Tue, 10/04/2016


Fred Reuland

LLAMA Program Officer, Continuing Education

Library Leadership and Management Association



CHICAGO — Are you a new or aspiring library manager? Do you have questions about your role and responsibilities but aren’t comfortable asking your employer? Are you unsure how to handle unmotivated employees, absent management, or patrons who blur the line of legally acceptable conduct? 

Get answers to these questions and more when The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) presents The Nuts & Bolts of Supervision,” from 1:30 - 3 p.m. (Central time) on Thursday, Oct. 20.  This webinar, presented in a Q&A format, will feature a panel of academic and public librarians of all management levels sharing their expertise while answering your questions.


By the end of this webinar, participants will:  

  • understand the unique challenges of being a new manager;
  • feel more comfortable in their roles as new managers;
  • understand strategies for successfully handling difficult employees;
  • have contact information for several managers they can ask follow-up questions of.


Who Should Attend:  All new/first-time or aspiring managers of public or academic libraries.

Presenters:  Sara Williams, head, Academic Outreach, Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries, Richmond, Virginia; Bohyun Kim, associate director for library applications and knowledge systems, Health Sciences and Human Services Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland; Audrey Barbakoff, adult services manager, Kitsap Regional Library, Bremerton, Washington.


Registration fees:  LLAMA member $49; Non-LLAMA member $59; LLAMA group rate (5 or more people at one site) $199; Non-LLAMA group rate (5 or more people at one site) $239; Student: $29

Register online: http://tinyurl.com/3zhtecm

Register with a purchase order or by mail: registration form (PDF, 1 pg.).

Can’t attend the live event?  No problem! If you register, you will automatically receive a link to the recorded version for later viewing.

Tech Requirements: This webinar uses GoToWebinar software, which may require a small download, but is easily accessed by PC and MAC platforms.

For questions about this webinar or other LLAMA programs, contact: Fred Reuland. freuland@ala.org

About the Library Leadership and Management Association

The Library Leadership and Management Association (www.ala.org/llama) advances outstanding leadership and management practices in library and information services by encouraging and nurturing individual excellence in current and aspiring library leaders. LLAMA is a division of the American Library Association.