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LLAMA President’s Program will feature best-selling author William Ury

June 15, 2016

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present author William Ury as its President’s Program speaker at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference in Orlando, on Sat., June 25, 10:30 am – 12:00 Noon.  Ury is coauthor of the best-selling Getting to Yes, and, most recently, Getting to Yes with Yourself: (and Other Worthy Opponents.  […]

Announcing the winners of the John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Awards for 2016

May 9, 2016

April 29, Chicago, IL — After many hours of deliberation – made especially challenging by the high quality of the dozens of entries in this year’s John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Awards – the judges announced the eight winners of this year’s contest.  Each winning library will receive a $10,000 award from EBSCO and […]

2016 PR Xchange mailing labels now available: send your samples in!

May 4, 2016

Are you wondering how to put your back inventory of calendars, brochures, flyers, postcards, annual reports or other print collateral to good use? Send in your printed promotional materials now to share with colleagues at the 2016 PR Xchange program at ALA Annual conference in Orlando. Hundreds of conference attendees drop-in to the PR Xchange […]

LLAMA webinar presents best practices for communicating your library’s value

March 28, 2016

As library professionals, it’s easy for you and your hardworking staff to understand the value of your library.  But, convincing your stakeholders of that can be another challenge altogether. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “The Value Dilemma: Key Components Used to Express Worth to Leadership,” on Wed., April 13, at 1:30 […]

LLAMA webinar presents new tactics to keep employees engaged

March 22, 2016

Now that you finally have that nearly perfect staff in place, your work is almost done, right? Well, maybe not. Keeping your employees engaged and motivated can be an even bigger challenge. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present: “Engaging Employees in the Library: Keep the Energy Going!” on Wed., April 6, at […]

LLAMA Thought Leaders Webinar will feature Maxine Bleiweis

January 26, 2016

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of ALA, will present “No-Cost Success Strategies,” a free webinar featuring Maxine Bleiweis, Feb. 3, at 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Central Time. Drawing from more than 40 years of experience as the director of three award-winning public libraries, including 17 years as Executive Director of the […]

LLAMA webinar explores how to deal with an underachieving employee

December 18, 2015

Do you feel prepared to fire an employee when it may be the best thing to do for them and the organization? If not, you are not alone. When faced with a chronically under-performing employee, many managers feel at a loss for what to do. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “One […]

LLAMA Webinar helps you craft your future through goal setting

November 16, 2015

The famous success coach, Zig Ziglar, says, “If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.”  What are your life goals?  Do you have a clear plan to achieve what you want? Do you even know what you want?  Learning how to properly set goals can help you lead a purposeful life, which is […]

LLAMA Webinar Provides Tools, Tips and Tricks for Management Success

October 16, 2015

Rana Hutchinson Salzmann Magda Pecsenye               Many librarians are hired or promoted into management positions without the benefit of specific management training. The knowledge they need to become good managers must often be learned on-the-fly. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Management Success in an Unpredictable […]

LLAMA Thought Leaders Webinar will feature Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

October 13, 2015

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of ALA, will present a free webinar featuring Rebekkah Smith Aldrich, on Nov. 12, at 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Central Time. This is part of LLAMA’s ongoing series of webinars featuring thought leaders from a wide variety of libraries. Aldrich is a passionate advocate for public […]