This is a networking opportunity for New Hampshire librarians to come together to experience motivating programs and collaborative professional development.
This is a half day sessions for New Hampshire School Library Media Specialists to attend:
Relationship building between schools & libraries
Great Stone Face Book Award Ceremony
Best New Books for Children
Library Administration One Day Class
Presented by Mary H. White
Retired Director of Howe Library, Hanover, NH
Sponsored by the Adam & Jane MacDonald Fund
Minimum of 10 participants, Limit of 50 participants
Free to NHLA Members
10:00 to 12:00 Two topics covered
12:00 to 12:30 Lunch. Bring your own.
12:30 to 2:30 Two topics covered and wrap-up
• Topics covered:
o Budgets: Marketing your library; building relationships with funding sources; being a responsible budget manager
o Governance/Trustees: Communicating effectively; strategic planning; creating clear and appropriate policies
o Personnel: Communicating effectively; hiring, retaining, motivating and evaluating staff; professional development
o Building: Staying on top of maintenance; layouts; accessibility
Mary White has 26 years of experience in library management (10 as assistant director of a large public library, seven years as a director of a small academic library, and nine years at the Howe) but she does not have all the answers. This will be a group learning experience - participation is essential.
11:00 to 1:00 Two topics covered
1:00 to 1:30 Lunch. Bring your own.
1:30 to 3:30 Two topics covered and wrap-up
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