Archive for the ‘New Professionals Section’ category

LLAMA Webinar Offers Keys to Coaching and Supervising Employees

September 8, 2017

Library supervisors, managers, and team leaders will usually agree on one thing: library school did not adequately prepare them for these roles. Coaching, managing, leading, and especially disciplining library employees often require a new set of skills. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “You Can Do It — Coaching and Supervising Library […]

Now accepting webinar proposals

October 26, 2016

From Terry McQuown, Chair, LLAMA Continuing Education Development Committee: The Library Leadership and Management Association is now accepting proposals for its highly regarded webinar series.  All interested presenters or program organizers are encouraged to submit proposals. You do not need to be member to submit a proposal. Our webinars reach a wide range of library […]

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 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 […]

Connect with New Professionals through the LLAMA Buddy Program

April 28, 2014

The LLAMA New Professionals Section (NPS) is starting a Buddy Program to connect new and experienced LLAMA members to help new members navigate involvement in LLAMA activities. If you are looking for additional guidance in LLAMA (or would be interested in providing guidance) but don’t have time for a full mentoring relationship, this program is for […]

New Professionals Section established in LLAMA!

December 13, 2013

We are very happy and excited to announce the formation of a New Professionals Section within LLAMA.  The NPS has been established to enable LLAMA to provide better targeted services to new library professionals and LIS students.  If you are attending Midwinter in Philadelphia, there will be an opportunity to network and determine future directions […]