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Small Public Library Management

Handbook / Manual

By: Jane Pearlmutter(Author), Paul W Nelson(Author)

176 pages, illustrations

American Library Association

Paperback | Nov 2011 | #206376 | ISBN-13: 9780838910856
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NHBS Price: £45.50 $59/€52 approx

About this book

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.

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