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Planning for Program Success

This practical workshop will examine current trends in programming for adult audiences at public libraries and explore a variety of project management techniques that can be used to make sure that all goes smoothly during every phase of planning.

This workshop will demonstrate and examine the following topics:

  • Methods for evaluating current programs and key steps to creating a long range programming plan
  • Project management forms that allow for organization and tracking of multiple programs
  • Assessment tools that allow for collection of both qualitative and quantitative data about programs
  • Current trends in programming for adult audiences at public libraries

Speaker background:

Janie Hermann, in her role as Public Programming Librarian at the Princeton Public Library, oversees the more than 2,000 public programs put together by the amazing team she is privileged to work with. Her work at the library allows her to interact with a wide variety of local groups and organizations and she is dedicated to ensuring the public programs offered at the library not only meet but exceed the expectations of the Princeton community. She was named an LJ Mover and Shaker in 2007, has served on the NJ State Library’s Blue Ribbon Task Force on the Future of Libraries and is involved in many capacities with ALA, most notably as chair of the Programming Librarian Interest Group. As a teacher, librarian, wife and mother, Janie has learned that minute details can have a big impact and that planning is crucial, but you still have to leave room for some spontaneous actions.

**Registration is required.  Lunch will not be provided as part of the workshop but a lunch break will be given.**

Workshop Location:
Henderson County Public Library 
301 N Washington St 
Hendersonville NC 28739

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
10:00am - 3:30pm
Hendersonville - Henderson County Public Library
  Adult Services  
  In person     Public Services     State Library of North Carolina  
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Event Organizer

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Jeffrey Hamilton

Adult Services Consultant
State Library of North Carolina