There are so many questions surrounding how and when libraries will open back up. To help you plan, pediatrician and librarian Dr. Dipesh Navsaria talks about what we know about COVID-19, how to think about and evaluate steps you can take to keep people safe, and what safety measures could become the new norm.
We’ve curated a list of home-learning resources to help you serve your community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Inside you’ll find activities, tools, and more for librarians, educators, and parents.
The new school year always brings a wealth of opportunities to try new things. Matthew Winner provides questions you can ask yourself to jump-start your thinking, new ideas for your classroom or library, and plenty of resources to make the next school year the best one yet!
Learn more about the challenges, logistics, and benefits of genrefication from school librarians who are putting it into practice.
You’re never at a loss for ways you could increase your library services to better serve your students and your community. Unfortunately, you don’t always have the funds to pursue your vision, but knowing how to write a winning grant application can help. Successful grant writer and educator Mary Bangert provides six tips for writing effective grants and getting the funds you need to support your mission.
Join Mover and Shaker Erica Freudenberger as she shares her experience of embracing community engagement to create a democratic, community-led organization and revitalize a library and community.
Marketing your library can be a struggle — you have so many great resources, but how can you promote all of them? And what’s the best way to get the word out? Library veteran Cathy Hakala-Ausperk offers advice for your marketing questions.
Professional conferences can leave you feeling ready to take on the world with all the new ideas you’ve gathered. But attending conferences and events isn’t always an option. Fortunately, there are multiple online learning opportunities available to the library community. Discover your options!
Searching for ways to make your librarian resume stand out to hiring managers? Look no further for the answers to all your questions.
There’s no reason why you should stumble through your library career! Get tips on how to find a professional mentor and how to become one yourself.
We asked renowned librarians and authors at the top of their game about their job advice for new librarians. What they said are things we can all learn from!
Negativity in the workplace is catching, but even one person can change the equation and channel a healthy, uplifting environment for all! For all the details, read this Library Advice column from experienced library professional Cathy Hakala-Ausperk.
It can be downright hard to land a library job. Cathy is here to help you ace your next interview.
Who can answer your tough library questions? Try Cathy. This experienced library professional has seen it all. She takes your most pressing questions and offers the straight-talking answers you can really use! In this debut column, get staff motivation and meeting advice.