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LLAMA Webinar: What Drives and Guides Us — The Importance of Developing a Personal Philosophy of Librarianship

July 14, 2017

Many librarians report feeling passionate about their chosen profession, but have you ever asked yourself exactly why? What are your personal values that make working in the library field so rewarding? Knowing the answers to these questions and being able to articulate them as a personal philosophy can help you focus your efforts, give you […]

LLAMA Webinar: Library Space Planning — Using Knowledge Management Principles for Success

June 30, 2017

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Library Space Planning — Using Knowledge Management Principles for Success,” on Wed., July 19, at 1:30 – 3:00 pm (Central time). This webinar will present change management approaches using proven library planning methodologies: problem solving, measuring project attributes, recognizing and discriminating between contingencies, and other related […]

2017 PR Xchange mailing labels now available: send your samples in!

May 5, 2017

If you’re wondering what to do with your back inventory of calendars, brochures, flyers, postcards, annual reports or other print collateral, LLAMA’s PR Exchange may be the answer! Send in your printed promotional materials now to share with colleagues at the 2017 PR Xchange program at ALA Annual conference in Chicago. Hundreds of conference attendees […]

Eight recipients honored with the 2017 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards

April 12, 2017

Chicago – April 6, 2017 – The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced today the eight recipients to receive the 2017 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards. The LLAMA Buildings and Equipment Community of Practice and the AIA developed this award […]

LLAMA Thought Leaders Webinar will feature Miguel Figueroa

March 7, 2017

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of ALA, will present “Learning and Leading Together Toward the Future of Libraries,” on Mar. 29, at 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Central Time. This free webinar, featuring Miguel Figueroa, is part of an ongoing series highlighting thought leaders from a wide variety of libraries. Miguel Figueroa […]

Webinar proposals due March 9

February 9, 2017

From Terry McQuown, Chair, LLAMA Continuing Education Development Committee: The Library Leadership and Management Association is now accepting proposals for its highly regarded webinar series.  All interested presenters or program organizers are encouraged to submit proposals. You do not need to be member to submit a proposal. Our webinars reach a wide range of library […]

Submit your library’s promotional materials for the 2017 PR Xchange Awards Competition

January 5, 2017

CHICAGO — Libraries everywhere are creating exciting promotional materials:  newsletters, program announcements, reading celebrations, advocacy materials, fundraising messages and much more. Now is the time to receive recognition for your library’s amazing work. The call for materials for the 2017 PR Xchange Awards competition is now open. More about the 2017 PR Xchange Awards Competition: http://www.prxchangeawards.org […]

2017 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards Competition Now Open

December 20, 2016

The 2017 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards Call for Entries is now available.  The awards, managed by ALA/LLAMA and the American Institute of Architects (AIA), encourage excellence in the architectural design and planning of libraries and recognize accomplishments in library architecture.  The deadline for submission is 5:00pm Eastern Time on January 13, 2017. Any library building […]

LLAMA Thought Leader Webinar will feature Megan Oakleaf

October 3, 2016

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of ALA, will present a free webinar featuring Megan Oakleaf, Nov. 9, at 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Central Time. This webinar is part in an ongoing series of free webinars featuring thought leaders from a wide variety of libraries. Megan Oakleaf is an Associate Professor of […]

LLAMA Webinar Series Explores Using Data for Decision Making and Strategic Planning

September 14, 2016

Do you sometimes feel like you’ve been left behind in a world driven by ever-increasing amounts of data?  The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) and the LLAMA Assessment Section will present “What’s Your Story?” a series of three webinars for librarians who want to develop better skills for using data to facilitate decision making […]