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Library Directors Resources

Strategic Planning

Planning for Library Excellence 2019 AND Planning for Library Director Preface
The Aspen Institute Dialogue on Public Libraries
Virginia Public Library Statistics
National Public Library Statistics
Library User Templates and How-Tos (Library Research Service)
Basic Ingredients for Your Five Year Plan
Community Tool Box on Vision, Mission, Objectives, Strategies and Action Plans (full tool box linked below)

Quick and easy videos-useful for yourself, staff and stakeholders:

General Administration

Records Retention Tips
The Library Directors Group
Public Library Director 101 Series
Know Thy Community:  Tips For Rural Library Directors
Community Tool Box (University of Kansas)
Policy Development

Policy Samples:


Virginia Library Association (VLA
Public Library Association (PLA
American Library Association (ALA
Urban Libraries Council 
Association For Rural and Small Libraries (ARSL
Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA)
Virginia Public Library Directors Association (VPLDA)    *if you are new to VPLDA, request access to the wiki-an administrator will add you within a few days.


Summer Holiday 2018 Survey Results
Listserv Summary Repository
Regional Library Director Groups

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