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Today’s news is filled with discussion of last night’s Oscar winners. Did your favorites win? I had not seen many of the nominees or winners, but I did watch trailers to get a feel for some of the films. A good trailer can really get you excited about a movie.
Join CLA President Robert Karatsu as he first gives an overview of the 2015 CLA “Spring Fling” programs. The “Spring Flings” are continuing education programs sponsored (and produced) by CLA’s different interest groups. This year, the Technical Services, Management, Youth Services, Technology, Collection Development and Student Interest Groups are all going to do at least one program. Find out more when you tune in! Also, Robert will give an update on the Weed Community Library and talk to the people who organized the crowdfunding campaign that successfully reached its financial goal.
Is your library considered an innovation leader? By the staff? By your community? By others in the library world? If not, what would it take to shift to a culture that emphasizes and prioritizes innovation? What can library leaders do to foster an organizational culture of innovation? Here are a few suggestions:
In this podcast recorded early in 2015, Infopeople’s resident book reviewer Michael Cart talks about his new year’s resolution: to read less and enjoy it more. That may sound crazy, but when he explains how much he had to read in 2014, it makes a lot of sense!
Titles discussed in this podcast:
Is improving your library’s website one of your resolutions for 2015? Are you seeking inspiration as you prepare for the task?
Do you work in Library Youth Services? Infopeople has a number of upcoming training opportunities that may be of interest to you!
Age Range: Under 5 years old
Creating Baby Spaces in Public Libraries: Designing for Success
1-hour webinar on Jan 27 with presenter Bridget Alexander