Think you can? Think you can't? You're right.


Training


Think you can? Think you can't? You're right.

Ongoing professional development ensures that a motivated and skilled staff gives its best to library customers. Our consulting team includes library professionals who are experienced trainers and facilitators. We will assist your library in planning successful staff development days and other continuing education activities.

Build a Better Board

When trustees understand their roles and responsibilities, especially with respect to advocacy, fundraising, facilities, and planning, they can work effectively to fulfill the library’s mission and raise its profile in the community. Working with librarians, we can assess board effectiveness and provide consulting and resources to upgrade skill sets in leadership and advocacy, board recruitments, resource development, facilities expansion and enhancement, and long–range planning. The consulting team also collaborates with libraries to forge productive relationships among staff, administration, board members, and Friends groups.

Host a Workshop

Our workshops address some of the most challenging library issues of the day. All presentations include real-life case studies, an overview of trends and best practices, and the opportunity for questions, discussion, and consultation:

  • Advocacy and Power-Brokering
  • Alliances and Strategic Partnerships
  • Branding & Logo Development
  • Community Assessments
  • Customer Service
  • Fundraising
  • Market Research
  • Market Segmentation
  • Public Relations
  • Social Media
  • Strategic Planning
  • Website Development