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Canceled- Exploring the Work of a Library Board

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Continuing Education
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Monday, March 23, 2020 10:00 AM
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Monday, March 23, 2020 2:30 PM
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NOTE: This event has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. We will reschedule for a later date.

In this 4 hour session we will learn about the six major duties of a library board; the role of the director, board, and local government; the Montana Library Scene – what is MLA? MSL? And what exactly are federations? We’ll also spend time developing our advocacy skills and exploring ways to increase funding for the library. 

Desired learning outcomes: 

  • Attendees learn about the six major duties of a library board 

  • Attendees learn about and discuss funding options for the library along with pros and cons of each 

  • Attendees learn about advocacy and its importance 

  • Attendees understand the role of different positions and agencies involved in public library work 

Location

Location

Blaine County Library

112 4th Street
Chinook, MT 59523

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Continuing Education Credit(s)

Continuing Education Credits

4.0 creditsLibrary Administration
Contact Position(s)

Contacts

Cook, Tracy - Staff (Montana State Library)
Montana ePass

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