Basic Public Library Administration - Part I

Event Type: Continuing Education Workshop
Date: 10/17/2019
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 4:00 PM
 Both Part I (10/17) & Part II (10/29) are required to fulfill the Administration requirement for the Certificate of Public Librarianship. *You must register for each part separately.*

PART I (10/17 - 9am-4pm) of the required core Administration course for the Certificate of Public Librarianship is intended to introduce the basics of public library administration to those working or seeking to work as small & rural public library directors, mid-managers or supervisors. The emphasis will be on day-to-day operations, challenges, and opportunities to provide excellent service to your community. Topics will be presented in an overview fashion, with the expectation that directors will continue to do continuing education throughout their careers.

Topics will include:
VT laws and statutes
Role of the director, library trustees, staff, Friends
Policies and procedures
Intellectual Freedom & Confidentiality
Library Services: Youth, Adult, Special Populations, Outreach
Technology digital platforms, handling IT maintenance
Professional library organizations
Safety at the library; disaster planning
Strategic planning

25 CEU (only if both parts are completed.)

Location: Vermont Historical Society (VHS) Community Room, Barre
Contact: Joy Worland
Contact Number: 802-636-0027
Presenter: Various VTLIB Staff
Status: Closed