Archive for the ‘2013 Annual’ category

Natasha Dass-Ford appointed New Leaders’ Representative to the LLAMA Board

July 25, 2013

Natasha Dass-Ford, a librarian at the Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center in Fayetteville, NC, has been appointed to serve a two-year term as the New Leaders’ Representative to the LLAMA Board of Directors.  Her appointment was recommended by LLAMA President Catherine Friedman and confirmed by the LLAMA Board at the recent ALA Annual […]

LLAMA Program on Project Management for Everyone

June 17, 2013

If you work with others to accomplish projects in your library (and who doesn’t?), you’ll want to attend this LLAMA program at ALA Annual: Project Management: A Skill Set Every Leader Needs. Speakers will present specific examples of how they have used project management skills for successful implementation of library projects. You will come away […]

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/NMRT New Leaders Discussion Group to host discussion on Public Speaking Skills for Librarians

June 13, 2013

Public speaking is a vital skill for all librarians, but outreach and other events don’t always go quite as planned.  Everyone should be prepared to improvise and maintain their composure when faced with unexpected challenges.  Both novice and experienced librarians and library workers are invited to learn from colleagues and share their own experiences during […]

PR Xchange ‘Best of Show’ winners announced

June 13, 2013

June 13, 2013 — The Public Relations and Marketing Section (PRMS) PR Xchange Committee is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s “Best of Show” competition for library publicity materials. Nearly 250 entries in print and electronic formats were submitted from over 90 institutions including public, academic, school, state, and special libraries. Entries were […]

New Happy Hour at Annual

June 12, 2013

Please join the LLAMA Membership Committee and members from around the country for networking, good cheer, and great fun at LLAMA’s first Annual Conference Happy Hour!  We’ll be visiting the Billy Goat Tavern, a landmark Chicago bar made famous by SNL in the 70’s.  Food and drinks are on your own, but the conversation will […]

Karol M. Wasylyshyn to speak at LLAMA/ACRL Joint Presidents Program

June 4, 2013

CHICAGO – Join the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) and the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) for their joint Presidents’ Program at the 2013 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. Titled “Standing on Marbles: Ensuring Steady Leadership in Unsteady Times,” the program will feature noted author, executive coach and leadership consultant Karol M. […]

Shipping labels now available for PR X-change materials

June 3, 2013

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AIA/ALA Library Building Awards Announced – Celebrating 50 years!

May 31, 2013

In honor of the 50th anniversary, The American Library Association (ALA) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) have selected six recipients to receive the 2013 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards.  Biennially, representatives from ALA and AIA gather to celebrate the finest examples of library design by architects licensed in the U.S. The awards will be […]

Annual Conference: Conversations with members of the ALA Community

May 29, 2013

From Maureen Sullivan, ALA President At this year’s ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, we are holding the first in a series of kitchen-table type conversations with ALA members and conference attendees about their aspirations for ALA as their professional community.  These conversations are a step in the process of making ALA an innovation space where […]