Archive for December 2015

LLAMA MW16 Happy Hour Announced

December 22, 2015

Plan to join the LLAMA Membership Committee and members from around the country for good cheer and fun at LLAMA’s Midwinter Meeting Happy Hour, Sunday, January 10, from 6:00-7:30 pm. We’ll have a private area at JJ Foley’s, 21 Kingston Street. Food and drinks will be on your own, and the conversation will be lively. […]

In the Member Spotlight: Aisha Conner-Gaten

December 22, 2015

Aisha Conner-Gaten, Computer Assisted Instruction Specialist at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is featured in the latest Member Spotlight. You can read about Aisha here. Throughout the year, the Membership Committee features a new member in the Member Spotlight. It’s a great way for you to you meet your colleagues and find members with […]

ALSC’s New Competencies: The Managerial Connection

December 22, 2015

Guest post by Sophie Brookover, ALSC Education Committee Public library managers who work with library staff serving children have an updated item in their toolkit for encouraging and supporting the strongest possible services to children and their caregivers. The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a fellow division of ALA, has developed a new […]

LLAMA webinar explores how to deal with an underachieving employee

December 18, 2015

Do you feel prepared to fire an employee when it may be the best thing to do for them and the organization? If not, you are not alone. When faced with a chronically under-performing employee, many managers feel at a loss for what to do. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “One […]