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Public Library Director 101 Series

Public Library Director 101 Series

  

Are you new to the public library director role?  Or considering becoming a director in the future?  The Public Library Director 101 Series will introduce you to the many and unique facets of public library directorship.  This series of four on-demand recordings provides a broad overview that both informs and inspires.  Click on the links to begin the presentations, and return to this page as often as you like to complete the series.  

  • The Learner Guide designed to be used in conjunction with the “Public Library Directors 101” series.
     
  • In Your New Role you'll hear about ethics, values, and leadership – all important traits for public library directors.  (Duration:  11 minutes) Click here for the module script. Click here for resources to accompany this module. 

  •  The Community Relations module will introduce you to marketing, public relations, and outreach from the public library director perspective.  (Duration:  15 minutes).  Click here for the module script. Click here for resources to accompany this module.

  • The third installment of the series Planning and Project Management discusses essential steps in the strategic planning process, the benefits of strategic planning, and tools for successful project management.  (Duration:  17 minutes).  Click here for the module script. Click here for resources to accompany this module.

  • In the final module, Asset Management you'll learn about managing the varied assets of library systems, including staff, buildings, collections, and budget.   (Duration:  28 minutes) Click here for the module script. Click here for resources to accompany this module. 

 

The Public Library Director 101 Series was produced through the COSLA Continuing Education Connector project and supported through funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.  For more information, contact COSLA Executive Director Timothy Cherubini at tcherubini@cosla.org.

 

Public Library Director 101 Series
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