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LLAMA webinar helps you understand your organizational culture

May 21, 2018

What is your library’s organizational culture and why does it matter? Understanding the way people and groups in your organization interact with each other, with patrons, and with stakeholders can be the key to making positive changes and helping people adapt to them successfully. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Analyzing staff […]

2018 PR Xchange mailing labels now available: send your samples in!

May 14, 2018

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 2018 PR Xchange program at ALA Annual conference in New Orleans. Hundreds of conference […]

2018 John Cotton Dana Award Winners Announced

May 8, 2018

After many hours of deliberation, the judges for this year’s John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Awards competition announced eight winners.  Each winning library will receive a $10,000 award from the H.W. Wilson Foundation and will be celebrated June 24 at a reception sponsored by EBSCO Information Services during the American Library Association’s 2018 annual […]

LLAMA Announces 2018 ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Award Winners

May 8, 2018

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA),  and The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Library Interior Design Awards. The biennial Library Interior Design Awards recognize achievement in library interior design aesthetics, creativity, and function. “Libraries have long served as institutions for the public to be inspired, […]

LLAMA Webinar: Sustain Your Library Through Relationship Building and Community Engagement

April 16, 2018

A question on every library leader’s mind these days is how do I keep my library relevant?  One of the most important ways is by establishing and nurturing community relationships that can advance your strategic initiatives.  But how do you determine which relationships are the most valuable? The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will […]

New LLAMA Officers Elected

April 13, 2018

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) announced today that Anne Moore has been elected as the new President-elect. She is the Dean of the J. Murrey Atkins Library at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. Upon hearing of her election, Moore said, “I am extremely humbled and excited simultaneously to represent the current and […]

John Cotton Dana Award Deadline Extended to March 30

March 26, 2018

The deadline for submission for the 2018 John Cotton Dana Awards for Library Public Relations has been extended to March 30.  Information about these awards and award applications are available at

Submissions Now Open for the 2018 John Cotton Dana Awards

February 16, 2018

$10,000 Development Awards will go to up to Eight Winners The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting submissions for the 2018 John Cotton Dana Awards. The awards are managed by the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) and honor outstanding library public relations. Electronic submissions are due by March 16, 2018. More information, including […]

2018 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards Entries Due January 12

December 29, 2017

The 2018 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 5:00 pm Eastern Time on January 12, 2018. Any library […]

2018 LLAMA Career Institute Explores the Transition into Leadership

November 13, 2017

Do you see yourself as a supervisor, manager, director or dean some day? If you think leadership is in your future, you can start preparing yourself now by learning from successful leaders as they share the experiences they sought and the steps they took. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present Moving into […]