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I’ve written before of the importance of the library to the community, and the need for libraries to position themselves as essential services. Today’s Blogging 101 assignment is to write a post that builds on one of the blog posts … Continue reading
One of the sessions I attended at the WLA conference last month was about libraries “Leading the Change.” It covered many, many topics (some of which may become future blog posts), one of which was library values statements. You may … Continue reading
The Edge Initiative, developed by a national coalition of leading library and local government organizations, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and led by the Urban Libraries Council, sounds like a great resource to me. Its goal is … Continue reading
I’m not that smart, I know. I never think I know it all. But sometimes I think I know quite a lot. 🙂 Still, I am never surprised when I learn something new, even when it’s something so obvious. I … Continue reading
I’ve posted before about the importance of strategic planning. It is one of the management tools I feel very strongly about, and I do see parallels to it in everyday life. Case in point: today as I was watching the … Continue reading
As a huge proponent of strategic planning for public libraries (see here, here, and here) I often struggle with finding the balance between being strategic while allowing for flexibility. It is important to follow your strategic plan, and not fall … Continue reading
Does your library have a strategic plan? Many of you are probably saying “Well, no. . . I know we probably should, but I don’t have time. We have enough to do just keeping the doors open and waiting on … Continue reading