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Better Dealings With Your Elected, and Appointed Officials”

Better Dealings With Your Elected, and Appointed Officials”

“Library Politics: Better Dealings With Your Elected and Appointed Officials”
Aspect of the Library 2. “Essential Library Leadership” Sequence with Dr. Steve Albrecht


All library politics is nearby… Or is it? As a library leader, how you interact with the numerous political leaders in your circle of influence can make or crack your present-day and future good results. You might deal with area elected or appointed officers, like Library Boards with Town Council members and the county Board of Supervisors with Setting up Boards with Neighborhood Advancement Boards with Good friends of the Library and even with the Buddies of Trees. You could have to make your case for capital enhancements, far more funds dollars or staff, or variations in insurance policies, to elected or appointed persons who know a good deal or a small about operating a library. You may well have to function with the administrators of federal governing administration programs with state library associations or with nearby community groups. You will need to have to present your demands, normally in a general public forum, using facts, documentation, and justifications they can concur upon, vote on, and indicator-off on. How you deal with these interactions will need tact, interaction skills, and excellent Social Intelligence (the capability to read through the home and say or do the ideal points dependent on who is in that home).

This is a 60-moment training webinar introduced by Library 2. and hosted by ALA writer and library assistance, protection, and security professional, Dr. Steve Albrecht. This overview session is another in our “Essential Library Leadership Sequence,” for all library leaders. A handout copy of the presentation slides will be out there to all who participate.

Mastering AGENDA: 

  • Each individual neighborhood, state, or federal politician has two personalized agendas. Do you know what they are?
  • How can you make it less difficult for them to say certainly? Making ready your info and figures.
  • Matching your get the job done and targets to your town or county’s Strategic Program.
  • Presentation techniques overview: talking in general public has its personal stressors.
  • Observing visible, overt political agendas compared to invisible, covert political agendas.
  • Functioning with volunteer boards, Close friends of the Library, and oversight teams.
  • What do you do when board customers never get alongside with every other?
  • Working with tradeoffs as opposed to concessions with politicians.
  • Answering the “impact questions”: fiscal, neighborhood, company, (and their popularity).

Date: Thursday, September 22, 2022, at 2:00 pm US – Japanese Time


  • $99/person – includes any-time accessibility to the recording and the presentation slides and obtaining a participation certification. To prepare team special discounts (see beneath), to submit a purchase order, or for any registration issues or queries, email [email protected].
  • No cost for people on specific or group all-access passes (see under).

TO Sign up: 

Simply click above to pay out. You can fork out by credit score card, and will obtain an e mail in just a day with facts on how to go to the webinar reside and then your everlasting entry to the webinar recording. If you have any difficulties registering for a webinar, if you have to have to be invoiced or pay by check out, or if you have any inquiries, remember to email [email protected]. Be aware: be sure to look at your spam folder if you never obtain your affirmation email correct absent.

Exclusive Team RATES (e-mail [email protected] to set up):

  • A number of individual log-ins and obtain from the similar corporation paid out collectively: $75 each individual for 3+ registrations, $65 every single for 5+ registrations. Limitless and non-expiring access for those people log-ins.
  • The skill to show the webinar (dwell or recorded) to a group found in the exact same bodily place or in the exact digital conference from one log-in: $299.
  • Massive-scale institutional entry for viewing with unique login ability: $499 (hosted possibly at Library 2. or in Market Academy). Unlimited and non-expiring obtain for those log-ins.


  • All-entry once-a-year passes include unrestricted obtain to the recordings of all of Dr. Albrecht’s past Library 2. webinars, furthermore live and recorded obtain to his new webinars for a person yr. These are hosted both at Library 2. or Niche Academy (if favored).
  • For a $499 individual all-obtain annual pass to all of Dr. Albrecht’s live webinars and recordings for just one 12 months, please click on right here
  • Inquiries for all-obtain organizational contracts really should be directed to [email protected].


Due to the fact 2000, Dr. Steve Albrecht has experienced countless numbers of library staff members in 25+ states, live and on the web, in provider, protection, and security. His applications are quick, entertaining, and give instruments that can be put to use promptly in the library workspace with all varieties of patrons. In 2015, the ALA published his e book, Library Safety: Far better Communication, Safer Facilities. He is at this time producing the sequel, The Safe Library: Preserving Staff members and Patrons Protected in a Modifying Globe.

Steve retains a doctoral degree in Enterprise Administration (D.B.A.), an M.A. in Protection Management, a B.A. in English, and a B.S. in Psychology. He is board-qualified in HR, security management, staff coaching, and danger assessment.

He has prepared 24 books on business enterprise, stability, and management matters. He life with seven canine, two cats, and 3 chickens.