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New Online Course! Introduction to Financial Management

2018 February 27

Small Library Management Training ProgramWe’re pleased to announce that the financial management section of last year’s Leadership and Management workshop has been released as an online course! This course was developed for Texas public libraries as part of the Small Library Management program, and is meant to provide an overview of financial management for libraries.

This online course can be found at

Once you’ve viewed all videos and submitted all exercises, you can print or save your completion certificate for 4 hours of CE credit.

About the Instructor

Julie Todaro has been a library manager for over thirty years and has experience in all types of libraries and library settings. She is a Dean in a community college library, consults, presents workshops, and is an author and frequent presenter at association conferences and in organizational settings. Todaro is the immediate past-president of the American Library Association, the world’s oldest and largest association for librarians. Todaro is also the author of  Library Management for the Digital Age: A New Paradigm  (Rowman & Littlefield, 2014) and  Mentoring A to Z  (Neal-Schuman, 2015).

Want more training?

If you are interested in more training on library budgeting topics, the Texas State Library provides access to Texas libraries to Skillsoft, which provides 500 self-paced online technology and business courses.

For more information on the Small Library Management Program, including registration information for our currently running Telling Your Library’s Story workshop series, go to

Questions about Small Library Management? Contact Kyla Hunt at

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