Archive for the ‘Mentoring’ category

LLAMA Webinar Explores Time Management for New Managers

April 29, 2015

If you are new to library management or managing staff, you might be surprised to discover that your old tried and true methods for managing your time aren’t working as well as you need them to. In that case, It may be time for a time management overhaul!   The Library Leadership and Management Association […]

Mentoring Program Application Available until Feb 7

January 29, 2014

The application deadline to apply to the LLAMA Mentoring Program has been extended to February 7, 2014. LLAMA is home to both experienced and new library professionals, across all types of libraries, and each year the mentoring program pairs librarians who are currently in leadership positions with librarians who want to expand their knowledge base […]

LLAMA Mentoring Committee to Host Open House

June 13, 2013

The LLAMA Mentoring Committee is hosting an open house during the Annual Conference in Chicago on Saturday, June 29, 2013 from 4:30PM-6:30PM. This is a great way to get more information about the program and meet the committee members as well as past and present participants. The LLAMA Mentoring Program Open House will be held […]

LLAMA Mentoring Program – Recruiting Participants

October 8, 2012

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) Mentoring Committee has begun recruiting mentors and mentees for our July 2013-June 2014 year.  The mentoring program pairs librarians who are currently in leadership positions with librarians who are interested in becoming leaders. For mentors, it is a chance to pass on your experience and knowledge by working […]

Free LLAMA Webinar Gives Practical Tips for Entry-level Interviews

July 13, 2012

While there is a lot of information out there about how to write a good resume and cover letter, there is much less on how to do well in an interview, especially advice written since the recession started. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “How to succeed in an entry-level librarian interview: […]

LLAMA President’s Program Speaker Announced

May 23, 2012

Heather Krasna, career expert and author, will present “Leading at all Levels: Taking Charge of Your Career Growth While Mentoring Others” at the 2012 LLAMA President’s Program during the ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, Calif. The program will be held Saturday, June 23, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Marriott Hotel, Elite Ballroom. “I […]

LLAMA Volunteer Opportunities Now Available

March 26, 2012

LLAMA and its sections work to meet the needs of our members and profession, and we need your talent and ideas! There are volunteer opportunities at both the LLAMA-wide level and in each of the sections: Buildings and Equipment (BES) Fundraising and Financial Development (FRFDS) Human Resources (HRS) Library Organization and Management (LOMS) Measurement, Assessment, […]

LLAMA Leadership Development Seminar will Focus on New Librarians

December 19, 2011

The Leadership Development Committee of the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present a free panel discussion on “Recruitment, Retention and Mentoring of New Librarians”, Sun., Jan. 22, 2012, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm in the Dallas Convention Center, Room C-141. Panel members include Tina Oswald, Head of Research and Instructional Services at Stephen […]

LLAMA Mentoring Program Applications Are Now Available

November 8, 2011

Dear ALA Members: The LLAMA Mentoring Committee has begun recruiting mentors and mentees for our July 2012-June 2013 year. The mentoring program pairs librarians who are currently in leadership positions with librarians who are interested in becoming leaders. For mentors, it is a chance to pass on your experience and knowledge by working one-on-one with […]

Need Mentors for the LLAMA Mentoring Program!

December 2, 2010

The LLAMA Mentoring Committee has begun recruiting mentors and mentees for our July 2011-June 2012 year.  The mentoring program pairs librarians who are currently in leadership positions with librarians who are interested in becoming leaders. Thus far we have 39 mentee applicants but only 14 mentor volunteers, so I ask you to consider being a […]