Change & Adaptability

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Our work in libraries requires nimbleness and responsiveness as we are constantly confronted with the need to change. As our communities and libraries change, so must we improve our ability to respond and adapt to change. Explore the competencies and skills needed to manage change, find libraries and library staff who demonstrate effective change management and adaptability.

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Stories of Inclusion: Inclusive Practices at Cultural Institutions

 News / Last Modified: 23 September 2015

Although it's been 25 years since the passage of the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act), there is still much to learn to ensure that your programs and services are fully accessible and inclusive. Don't miss this unique opportunity to attend a thre...

Creating New Advocates for Libraries: Pennsylvania Forward Case Study

 News / Last Modified: 22 September 2015

In 2007, the U.S. economic crisis hit, and libraries across the U.S. struggled to articulate their value and maintain public support – and Pennsylvania (PA) libraries were no exception. Like many places in the world, funding for libraries in Pennsylv...

Staying Afloat in a Sea of Change

 Webinar / Last Modified: 05 June 2015

A webinar exploring change, our response to change, and ways to get beyond just surviving change, to learn to embrace and thrive in new environments.