In this workshop, George Needham offered a framework for strategic planning that is inextricably rooted in the community served, whether that's a political subdivision, a college or university campus, a school district, or a corporation. Participants gained hands on experience ...Read more
Trustee Academy and Short Takes for Trustees
Our member libraries have access to these trustee training resources from United for Libraries:
Trustee Academy is a series of online courses to help trustees become exceptionally proficient in their roles on behalf of their libraries. All of the online courses are taught by a professional in the field.
Short Takes for Trustees is a series of 10 short videos (8-10 minutes each) that can be shown during Trustee meetings to stimulate discussion about the important role that Trustees play in the governance of their libraries.
The use of social media impacts many facets of local governance and is reshaping the ways in which libraries and their constituents interact. Yet, as with many aspects with technological evolution, these resources bring their own challenges and legal issues. ...Read more
Library administrators, board members, and leadership teams need to be aware of the latest trends and concerns for facility safety and keeping staff and patrons safe from security threats. This session looks at the current safety and security problems facing ...Read more