Adult Programs in the Library (Ala Programming Guides) by Brett W. Lear

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By Brett W. Lear

The 1st within the new ALA Programming publications sequence, this ebook walks you thru the method of software improvement and occasion making plans in components. the 1st part is a "how-to" that prepares you to:

-- behavior demographic research and aim the viewers on your community

-- Tie your library's project to express software offerings

-- elevate money and generate publicity

-- Produce courses that run easily from begin to finish

The moment part positive aspects greater than 20 "five-star" courses from round the state. examining a couple of number of profitable courses from movie sequence and ebook discussions to paintings sessions and topical panels, you will be encouraged with principles in your personal courses. full of greater than 30 pattern conversing issues, surveys, newsletters, press releases, scheduling instruments, and checklists, you could hit the floor operating and convey your grownup programming providers to life.

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And we’ve trained our staff in these policies and techniques. ). They will be coordinating the programs. But before we put our training into practice, let’s be sure that we have included administrative services in our plans. Homework: Each person in attendance will coordinate a program during the next year. Developing Guidelines and Procedures 21 3 Administrative Necessities (SUCH AS MYSELF) WHO DON’T work in administrative services, it’s easy to list at least one thing that this department does: write our paychecks.

Or you might do both. So many questions will come up, in fact, that you might want to form a committee if only to address the questions. The committee can meet (perhaps virtually via e-mail), discuss questions, and then get back to staff via e-mail, the library newsletters, or some other way. All right already, you say, what are these questions? We will address many of these in later chapters, but questions you will eventually have as a program coordinator include: What do I do if the performer wants to alter his contract?

For a packet. You PROGRAM PACKET CONTENTS ■ Program Request Worksheet (jcpl 454) ■ Graphic Arts Request (jcpl 215) ■ AV Equipment Reservation (jcpl 725) ■ For Immediate Release (jcpl 729) ■ Library Program Report (jcpl 464) ■ Meeting Room Reservation ■ Program Evaluation (jcpl 446) +120–90 days Unit Head takes idea to appropriate roundtable to determine branch interest. Unit Head +120–90 days Initial no-promises contact with presenter. Ask for all necessary information and fill in Program Request Worksheet.

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