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Leadership & Management Essentials

This workshop provides foundational leadership and management skills that will enable you to accomplish your library's goals. Highly recommended for new directors, managers, anyone interested in becoming a manager, and anyone that would like a refresher. It's FREE for all Texas library staff.

Leadership and Management Essentials is a 3 day in-person workshop offered every two years.

  • Day 1 introduces the fundamentals of leadership, including communication skills and leading through change.
  • Day 2 focuses on personnel management, human resources, and policy development.
  • Day 3 covers financial management including budgeting, financial planning, and audit requirements.*

*Unable to attend Day 3? The new online option for those unable to attend Day 3 of Leadership and Management Essentials will be available by Summer 2017. Contact Kyla with any questions or to confirm your attendance.

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 current 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).

CE Credit: 19 TSLAC CE hours

Audience: All are welcome, though these workshops are designed for staff without Master’s degrees in Library Science serving communities of less than 25,000 people.

Cost: FREE!

Day 1 schedule:
Registration: 8:30 am to 9:00 am
Workshop: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Lunch on your own, time to be announced

Day 2 schedule:
Registration: 8:45 am to 9:00 am
Workshop: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Lunch on your own, time to be announced

Day 3 schedule:
Registration: 8:45 am to 9:00 am
Workshop: 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Lunch on your own, time to be announced

Assistance: The Tocker Foundation accepts applications for financial assistance to offset travel costs (hotel, mileage, etc.) for Texas public libraries located in towns of 12,000 or less. Visit the Foundation's website for further eligibility requirements and the online application.

Contact Kyla if you have special space, equipment or language needs.

Fall 2016

Spring 2017

       September 12-14        Temple                       February 8-10                   Edinburg
       October 3-5                 Lubbock      February 27-March 1       Nacogdoches
       October 12-14             Amarillo      March 6-8                          Victoria
       October 24-26             Denton      May 8-10                            Mount Pleasant     
       December 12-14         Boerne      May 15-17                          San Angelo
            May 22-24                          Alpine
       August 7 - 9                       The Woodlands











Part I: Contact Information




Daytime Phone Number*
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Part II: Choose Your Date/Location
Map of workshop locations.


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Lunch is on your own; feel free to bring snacks and drinks. Some libraries may provide light refreshments or might have vending machines, but this is not guaranteed.

For more information or assistance contact:

Kyla Hunt
Library Management Consultant
512-936-4449 or 800-252-9386 (toll-free in Texas)



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