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Director Roundtables | Southwest (In Person Event)

May 13, 2024, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

In continuation of our 2024 CE theme (Libraries are Forever), this year's Director Roundtables will look at examples of how library staff, boards, and supporters have shown libraries are here to stay: as partners in education and the arts, as valuable players in civic life, as trusted sources of information, and by designing great public places in cities large and small. Join your fellow directors to share your experiences surrounding:

  • Sustainability: Going green with improvements to buildings, grounds, etc.
  • Collaboration: Working together with community partners
  • Teamwork: Positive interactions with other city services or departments
  • Programming: Making a noticeable impact in your community
  • Funding: Alternative financing options

Throughout each district, directors will have a chance to learn from their district consultant, network with their peers, and apply new learning in their library. Roundtables are designed in a 3-hour format, with guided instruction followed by open-ended discussion. 

Southwest Locations
Thursday, May 9 | Humeston Public Library
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
302 Broad St.
Humeston, IA 50123

Monday, May 13 | Lakin Library & Envisioning Center (Tabor)
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
725 Main St.
Tabor, IA 51653

Wednesday, May 15 | Atlantic Public Library
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
507 Poplar St.
Atlantic, IA 50022

Registration and more information


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