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Tales From the Library Trenches, Part 3: Choose Your Own Adventure

Head on over to Information Today and check out part three of my series titled Tales From The Library Trenches. In this installment, I got a chance to chat with my former boss at the Cape May County Library (NJ) and still big time library inspiration Deb Poillon about project management, planning, and more. 70 more words


Director's Thoughts #11 - Marketing

Our township has a quarterly publication that promotes the township departments and we usually have a little space in it. For the summer, I made sure to include the information about the summer reading program as well as where we are in our strategic planning process. 181 more words


Tales From the Library Trenches, Part 2: A Year of Firsts

I forgot to post this in June, but better late than never!

Head on over to Information Today and check out part two of my series titledĀ  73 more words


Director's Thoughts #10 - Shifting Collections

After you weed the entire collection… what do you do next?

That was my question, after spending 5 months and countless hours running reports, scanning, stamping and sorting books. 444 more words


Pennsylvania Library Association's Directors' Institute

I get to spend the next few days at an LSTA funded program for library directors learning about my leadership strengths and how to develop them to use at work. 172 more words



I apologize for the delay in posting. I’ve had to do some interviewing, and it’s always a time-consuming process. In the past, I have been on a board who interviewed MLS (Master of Library Science) degree-holding candidates, hired children’s librarians, department heads, branch managers, and clerks. 607 more words


Director's Thoughts #8

Last week we introduced our Coffee Cart to the public – our library doesn’t have the space for an actual coffee shop, so this is what we came up with! 187 more words