PLA Leadership Academy
December 4–8, 2017
Designed to empower participants with the knowledge necessary to be innovative and successful leaders of change, the PLA Leadership Academy includes a three-and-a-half day, in-person educational/networking event; a professional coach program with experienced public library leaders and city managers; and development of real-world projects to be implemented at attendees’ libraries.
PLA Dynamic Planning Institute
March 20, 2018
PLA's next offering of the Dynamic Planning Institute will be as a full-day preconference at the PLA 2018 Conference in Philadelphia. Registration now open! More information is available on the conference website. PLA’s Dynamic Planning Institute delivers best practices in strategic planning for libraries with a unique focus on simple, low-cost planning. Participants will learn how to create a dynamic strategic plan, in a timely manner, which will serve as a living document and create actionable pathways for decision making, community involvement, and funding priorities.
More In-Person and Blended Learning Opportunities
Turning the Page
Build advocacy skills and confidence through Turning the Page! A fully customizable advocacy training curriculum is now available through Turning the Page: Building Libraries, Strengthening Communities.