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10 Must-Have Skills for Today's Library Director

Many librarians have noted that their MLS prepared them to be a librarian, but not necessarily a director prepared to face the challenges of today’s libraries. Learning the ropes to be successful today doesn’t have to be through trial-by-fire!

Join us for a presentation featuring the Librarian in Black author, Sarah Houghton, as she discusses "10 Must-Have Skills for Today’s Library Director."

Drawing from her experience as a Library Director, the ever-witty Houghton will help you make a difference at your library by helping you adapt to the learning curve. She will focus on what it takes to survive and thrive in your job given the challenges of managing a library.

Her presentation will include:

  • Communicating across generations
  • Managing conflict
  • Elevator pitching or promoting
  • Handling a budget
  • Familiarizing yourself with legal issues
  • Avoiding burnout

Learn critical skills that will help you make a difference as a library director today. Join us for this entertaining and informative webinar!


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Sarah Houghton

Director of the San Rafael Public Library, librarianinblack.net

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