Archive for June 2013

LLAMA webinar presents road map for facilities design

June 18, 2013

The bricks and mortar of libraries are seemingly permanent, yet the activities and services they are designed to deliver have been radically transformed in recent years. More change is on the horizon as the digital era progresses and libraries respond to the shifting needs of their users. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will […]

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 […]

Forty participants selected for new ALA Leadership Institute

June 11, 2013

Forty mid-career librarians have been selected from a highly competitive pool to participate in Leading to the Future, ALA’s inaugural four-day immersive leadership development program for future library leaders. Originally, 35 applicants were slated to be picked, but the selection committee increased the number based on the strength of the applications. The 40 participants for […]

LLAMA/YALSA webinar reveals how teen services increase library value and impact

June 5, 2013

If you are looking for a way to add value to your public library, then expanding teen services may be the perfect solution. The Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA) and the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) will present “Increase your library’s value in the community by amping up teen services” on Wednesday, June […]

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

Shipping labels available here: