Archive for November 2014

See Yourself in the Member Spotlight

November 25, 2014

Each month on the website the Membership Committee features a LLAMA member making an impact on the profession or association, and we’d like to feature you!  You can be brand new to LLAMA or a long-time member.  All you need to do is complete and send this short questionnaire, along with a photo, to committee […]

LLAMA Webinar Explores Appreciative Strategic Planning

November 25, 2014

If your library is considering reinventing itself and is searching for an effective process of self-discovery, then “Appreciative Inquiry” may be just what you need. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Designing Our Future: Introducing Appreciative Strategic Planning,” on Dec. 17, at 1:30 – 3:00 PM (Central time). This webinar will introduce […]

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 […]

LLAMA webinar helps you manage career transitions

November 7, 2014

Navigating through the transition to a new job as a librarian can be an exciting experience, but it can also be a challenge. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present Transitioning to a new role: issues, best practices, and managing expectations, on Dec. 3, at 1:30-3:00 PM (Central time). This webinar will help […]

ALA Award Deadline is Dec. 1

November 7, 2014

Every year, the American Library Association and its member units honor people and institutions through an awards program that recognizes distinguished service to librarians, librarianship, and communities. The ALA Excellence in Library Programming Award recognizes a library that demonstrates excellence in library programming by creating a cultural/thematic program type or program series, presented during the […]