Strategic Planning Part One: Plan Development'


In this webinar (Part 1 of 2), Wholonomy Consulting will provide attendees with basic information on strategic planning, including the value of strategic planning, the steps needed to develop a good plan, locating and using data appropriately, and how to identify and engage appropriate individuals in the process. This session is ideal for those who are new to the process of strategic planning.

Strategies for School Makerspace Success with Maker Guru Colleen Graves


Colleen Graves has been knee deep in the maker movement since her first year working as a teacher librarian. She even has two books on the way!

Engaged Planning


How can you make your library the heart of the community?

To survive and thrive in the current political and fiscal climate, libraries must reflect their communities’ needs and wants. Learn the basics of turning outward in order to reflect the aspirations of your community as you plan for your library's future.

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Project Outcome: An Integral Part of the Planning Process


This webinar is designed to teach participants how to effectively include Project Outcome in the library planning process as it relates to strategic goals, decision making, and program evaluation.

Inspire Your Community with an Innovation Lab


Find out how a midsized county library turned a staff training area into a digital creativity space in 75 days with some money and a lot of ingenuity.

Crowdfunding 101: How To Run a Successful Campaign, from Prep Through Appreciation!


Crowdfunding is quickly become a new tool in the fundraising toolbox to tap into your network to raise more money, faster, from a larger audience. It is changing the face of nonprofit fundraising as donors come to not only expect, but welcome, a more engaged approached to giving. Forbes reported that 30% of the $5 billion crowdfunded went to social causes, and this trend only continues to rise.

How to Run Your Library Like a Startup


Learn how to operate your library more nimbly by thinking like a startup. In this webinar, librarians MJ D’Elia and Helen Kula will give you five simple strategies for delivering the services your users want.

By attending the webinar, you’ll learn:

Parents in Public Libraries: Moving from parent involvement to parent engagement and empowerment


Parents come to our libraries every day for our collections, programs and services. They bring their children to the library, participate in programs specifically geared for parents like early literacy classes, and sometimes are involved in other ways like volunteering.

Disaster Response Q&A


Once a disaster strikes, the knee-jerk reaction is to rush in and save everything, but racing in without advance planning puts collections at risk of more damage and staff at risk of injury.

After Disasters: Salvage and Recovery in Small to Mid-Sized Museums and Libraries


Understanding the components of disaster response is key in successful recovery of collections of any type, size, and budget. This webinar will show professionals and volunteers the steps needed to save effectively collections, including:

Turn on a Dime: Changing Your Library on a Limited Budget


In an age of dwindling budgets and rising expectations, librarians must constantly be on the lookout for inexpensive ways to improve their libraries. This three-part interactive workshop will equip librarians with inventive strategies for enhancing their library’s atmosphere at minimal to no cost.

Learning goals:

Responding to a Budget Crisis


Learn how to develop a campaign for your library in a budget crisis from a group that fought for an additional $3.8 million for their library system. Find out how to work with the media, get publicity, find creative ways to campaign, and more.


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