LLAMA Webinar Explores Evidence-Based Advocacy for Public Libraries

If you have ever wondered how to tell the story of your library’s impact on your community and on individuals in the most effective way, look no further. The answer is by sharing the evidence. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Evidence-Based Advocacy for Public Libraries,” on Wed., October 25, at 1:30 – 3:00 pm (Central time). This webinar will help you understand how current metrics and measures can tell your library’s story in a way that is most meaningful to your stakeholders.

Learning Outcomes:

-Know how to use metrics and measures to develop enhanced library programs, sponsorship solicitation packages and grant requests
-Learn how to attract the attention of sponsors by using collection management reports
-Understand location audits in order to develop proper value for cost-per-thousand advertising rates
-Know how to use geographic visualization tools and library issue voting patterns to analyze library usage

Presenters: Ed Rossman, author of 40+ New Revenue Sources for Libraries and Nonprofits; Renae Rountree, Director, Washington County Public Libraries, Florida

This webinar was developed by LLAMA’s Assessment Community of Practice and addresses the foundational leadership competencies of “Evidence-based Decision Making” and “Marketing and Advocacy.”

Registration: LLAMA member $49; Non-LLAMA member $59; LLAMA group rate (5 or more people at one site) $199; Non-LLAMA group rate (5 or more people at one site) $239; Student: $29

Register online: http://tinyurl.com/3zhtecm
Register with a purchase order or by mail: registration form (PDF, 1 pg.).

Can’t attend the live event?  No problem! If you register, you will automatically receive a link to the recorded version for later viewing

Tech Requirements: This webinar uses GoToWebinar software, which may require a small download,

For questions about this webinar or other LLAMA programs, contact: Fred Reuland. freuland@ala.org

About the Library Leadership and Management Association
The Library Leadership and Management Association (www.ala.org/llama) advances outstanding leadership and management practices in library and information services by encouraging and nurturing individual excellence in current and aspiring library leaders. LLAMA is a division of the American Library Association.



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