Statewide Training Tour for Washington Librarians!

We're excited to work with the Washington State Library on a state-wide LSTA funded training tour for public librarians in May

We're excited to work with the Washington State Library on a state-wide LSTA funded training tour for public librarians in May.

We'll be stopping at four locations across the state to help librarians understand how to activate their communities to support library funding.


To see our other training and workshop options for your state or library,

download our 2018 speaking guide today!


From the Washington State Library Blog

"Before you consider asking for any new funding for your library, it is critical to understand that supporters, constituents, and donors are driven by their perceptions and attitudes, and not by their library user experience.

Announcing Communications and Marketing training for Library staff and boards. John Chrastka and Patrick "PC" Sweeney, EveryLibrary, will present a workshop that explores two frames for activating people to support library funding: the librarian as candidate and the library as cause. The training includes collaborative work during the day and follow-up homework to take back to the community.

Outcomes: Participants will learn the about the latest public perception data and discover actionable techniques to update public perceptions about both the institution and the people who work there. This half-day session is designed for staff at all levels, to provide insights on how to convene and empower stakeholders around your message and your goals.

Dates, times, and locations:

  • Monday May 7, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Burlington Public Library
  • Tuesday May 8, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Fort Vancouver Regional Library Headquarters
  • Thursday May 10, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Spokane County Library District, Moran Library
  • Friday, May 11, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Whitman County Library, Colfax

Register now for these important workshops, brought to you by the Washington State Library with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)."


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    published this page in News and Updates 2020-12-29 03:12:26 -0800