Archive for the ‘LLAMA Leadership’ category

LLAMA Thought Leaders Webinar will feature Barbara Stripling

April 27, 2015

  The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of ALA, will present “Leadership Lessons Learned,” a free webinar featuring Barbara Stripling, on May 13, at 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Central Time. This is part in an ongoing series of webinars featuring thought leaders from a wide variety of libraries. Stripling will draw particularly […]

Stepping Into the Director Role: Preparing for the Part (a LLAMA Preconference)

April 24, 2015

As Director positions open up, is the next generation of leaders ready to assume those positions and transform the libraries in their community? Have you wondered how to reach that new level in your career or what it takes to become an effective new library director? In this full-day preconference, new library directors will detail […]

LLAMA Presents Timely Pre-conferences at Annual Conference in San Francisco

April 15, 2015

Space planning, career development and library renovations are all part of the pre-Annual Conference offerings in San Francisco from the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA). Registration is through the ALA Annual Conference site. Enter special code “LLAMA2015” if you are a LLAMA member to get the LLAMA price. Building Blocks for Library Space Planning […]

LLAMA Thought Leader Webinars Now Archived

March 30, 2015

Does this sound familiar? You look at your calendar and a get a sickening feeling when you suddenly realize that the great webinar you’ve been looking forward to happened yesterday! Don’t worry, LLAMA’s got you covered. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) now offers free archived recordings of many webinars in the LLAMA Thought […]

LLAMA announces speakers for new thought leaders webinar series

March 16, 2015

CHICAGO — What makes a great library leader?  As libraries change rapidly, the old rules may not apply anymore.  In fact, the best leaders today are often those who defy tradition and embrace innovation.  The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present a series of free webinars featuring successful leaders from all types and […]

Application process open for 2015 ALA Leadership Institute

March 9, 2015

Contact: JoAnne Kempf, Director, Office of ALA Governance jkempf@ala.org CHICAGO —The application process for the 2015 “Leading to the Future” ALA Leadership Institute (Aug. 9-13, Eaglewood Resort, Itasca, Illinois) is now open, with applications accepted through April 8, 2015. Building on the success of the 2013 and 2014 ALA Leadership Institutes, and with support from […]

In the Member Spotlight: Eugenia Schatoff

January 20, 2015

Eugenia Schatoff, Director of the West Nyack Free Library in Nanuet, NY, is featured in the latest Member Spotlight. You can read about Eugenia here. Throughout the year, the Membership Committee features a new member in the Member Spotlight. It’s a great way for you to you meet your colleagues and find members with similar […]

LLAMA Webinar Explores Appreciative Strategic Planning

November 25, 2014

If your library is considering reinventing itself and is searching for an effective process of self-discovery, then “Appreciative Inquiry” may be just what you need. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Designing Our Future: Introducing Appreciative Strategic Planning,” on Dec. 17, at 1:30 – 3:00 PM (Central time). This webinar will introduce […]

LLAMA webinar presents a new model for interviewing as a recruitment tool

October 24, 2014

For many academic institutions that do full-day, on-site interviews of librarian candidates, the interview process is a grueling one that is intended to identify and weed out less desirable candidates. But this can send mixed messages to candidates and result in losing talented or diverse candidates. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present […]

ALA President-elect Sari Feldman will kick off series of webinars featuring library thought leaders

October 20, 2014

In today’s rapidly changing library environment, innovative ideas and practices are more important than ever before. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present the first in a series of 60-minute webinars featuring library thought leaders from a wide variety of library types and sizes. ALA President-elect Sari Feldman will kick off the series […]