Leadership & Management
In this new 4-week eCourse, you’ll learn how to administer and promote over 40 types of revenue-generating methods designed to help your organization attain a better financial position.
Whether you’re a brand new supervisor or a long-time leader looking for a refresher, this workshop will help you enhance your management skills and provide you with valuable tips on how to be a great boss of a great team.
Running a successful library frequently requires political savvy. Whether you’re working on a community-wide initiative, proposing an annual budget, or just want to make sure you have a seat at the table, it helps to know what makes city and county officials tick. Learn how to make the connections, open up communications, and help your library get the attention it deserves.
In this workshop, library safety and security expert Steve Albrecht will show you how you can deal with problem patrons effectively, efficiently, and without creating major disruptions in your library environment.
Public libraries across the country readily embrace their role as centers for democracy and civic participation. But what role should libraries play in advancing social justice and addressing persistent racial inequities? Learn how public libraries can engage in meaningful social justice and racial equity work by leveraging their existing strengths, supporting transformational relationships, and developing new tools to support social change. — PREVIEW AVAILABLE
Drawing on 20 years’ experience as a trainer and coach, Laurie Brown will show you how to create a welcoming, friendly experience for patrons, students, and other library users.
This two-part webinar series offers concrete, actionable practices for women seeking to transition to the next level of leadership while maximizing their contribution to their organization. Is also suitable for men who manage women and seek to develop their talents to the full. Part I focuses on helping women to tap their power by representing their vision and using it to foster connections. Part II focuses on helping women to be more intentional about their development and to ground their leadership presence in the capacity to be fully present. — PREVIEW AVAILABLE
LLAMA Webinar: Communicating Effectively with Design Professionals-Shaping the Outcome of your Library
The Library Building Program Document is an essential tool used to effectively and comprehensively communicate all of your library's unique requirements your architect/design professional. This webinar offers an overview of the process inherent in creating this Document with a detailed overview of this complex and exacting subject and give librarians an understanding of the information and data required to help them to structure this information in order to effectively communicate with all concerned parties.
This webinar will introduce participants to practical approaches for planning facilities and operations that are ecologically and economically sustainable, including LEED and alternative standards. It will also suggest ways that library programs can best respond to community interest in climate change; and provide tools for evaluating ecologically sustainable buildings, operations, and programs.
This webinar will focus on demonstrating how Google Sheets and Google Sites can be used to develop a simple library data dashboard to communicate library data, document data sources, and track progress over time.