Leading Libraries Webinar

Leading Libraries: Library Board Training and Strategic Planning

 The Utah State Library Division presented a two-part preconference at the 2021 Utah Library Association (ALA) Conference for library board members and directors. Part 1: The Library Board’s Role in Advocacy: Using Data, Storytelling and Relationship-Building. Attendees are invited to consider the role of a library board, professional issues and trends, and the critical skills and relationships trustees bring to …

Strategic Planning 101

Strategic planning is similar to preparing for a family trip. You do some research, figure where you want to go – and how you will accommodate the conflicting desires of parents and siblings – align calendars, check the budget, and figure out how you will launch the trip, including getting the car tuned and finding a trustworthy place to board …