Those at the helm of a small public library know that every little detail counts. But juggling the responsibilities that are part and parcel of the job is far from easy. Finally, here's a handbook that includes everything administrators need to keep a handle on library operations, freeing them up to streamline and improve how the organization functions. It's packed with practical advice and dozens of checklists for
- Preparing budgets, writing financial reports, and working with the library board
- Simplifying workflow using the fine art of delegation
- Collection development, including tips for effective weeding
- Launching initiatives and outreach programs, such as adult literacy programming and homework help centers "Tales from the Field" offer real-world perspectives from library directors across the county.
From finance and HR to collection development, policy, and programming, Small Public Library Management puts ready-to-use information at your fingertips.