Statewide Public Library Management Institute Illinois State Library
The Statewide Public Library Management Institute (SPLMI), held annually as a weeklong Institute, has the following mission: 1) to provide public library administrators with a clear understanding of their roles and responsibilities; and 2) to provide public library administrators with the skills they need to better serve their constituents.
Directors of all sizes of libraries that are either new to their position or new to the Illinois library community.
Topics will range from legal and budgeting issues to policy development; programs; building safety; leadership; customer service; and personnel. Opportunities for networking, teambuilding, and informal discussions provide the platform for intensive work and professional growth.
For more information, contact the Library Development Group, Illinois State Library, 217-782-1891 or 1-800-665-5576.