Archive for the ‘ALA Conferences’ category

LLAMA MW16 Happy Hour Announced

December 22, 2015

Plan to join the LLAMA Membership Committee and members from around the country for good cheer and fun at LLAMA’s Midwinter Meeting Happy Hour, Sunday, January 10, from 6:00-7:30 pm. We’ll have a private area at JJ Foley’s, 21 Kingston Street. Food and drinks will be on your own, and the conversation will be lively. […]

2015 PR Xchange Award Winners Announced

June 16, 2015

For Immediate Release Monday June 15, 2015— LLAMA’s Public Relations and Marketing Section (PRMS) PR Xchange Committee is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s “PR Xchange Award Competition” for library publicity materials. Nearly 375 entries in print and electronic formats were submitted from over 100 institutions including public, academic, school, state, and special […]

LLAMA President’s Program will explore servant leadership

May 29, 2015

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Servant Leadership: Tools to inspire and equip those we influence” as its 2015 President’s Program at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco, on Sat., June 27, 10:30 am – 12:00 Noon. Speaker Art Barter is the owner and cultural architect of Datron World Communication, […]

LLAMA Schedule Available for Annual 2015

May 5, 2015

See the schedule of LLAMA’s exciting programs, meetings and events at Annual 2015 in San Francisco here

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 Career Institute: “Mind Over Matter — Sustainable Success for Library Leaders”

April 6, 2015

Do you have days on the job – even the job you love – when it feels like a pressure cooker? Faced with a demanding schedule, an impossibly long “to do” list, and staff and patrons and board members who need your attention, you feel drained, frazzled, ineffective, and less than the leader you truly […]

Now accepting submissions for the 2015 John Cotton Dana Award

February 6, 2015

The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting submissions for the John Cotton Dana Award (JCD). The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of ALA, manages the award, which honors outstanding library public relations. Eight $10,000 awards are granted each year by the H.W. Wilson Foundation and the annual Awards Ceremony is sponsored […]

2015 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards Competition Now Open

November 24, 2014

The 2015 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 16, 2015. Any library building […]

See the Best in Library Interior Design and Public Relations @ the Annual Conference

June 13, 2014

LLAMA is home to two major ALA awards being presented at the 2014 Annual Conference – the ALA/IIDA Interior Design Awards and the John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Awards. Both programs are open to all and include light receptions. Click on a program title to view it in the ALA Annual Conference Scheduler (be […]