From Stories to Action: How to Talk about Your Budget to Activate Support and Secure Funding (Trustee Training Week webinar)

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The core of any library's strategic plan, management plan, or development plan is the organization's own mission, vision, and values system. But very often, the plans describe the “features” of the library, like hours, collections, staffing levels, and facilities rather than the expected or hoped for outcomes. And library leaders are ready to share powerful stories about how the library impacts users, but not often about their own work.

Learn how to talk about your funding in a new way by talking about you, your staff and board, and why you do the work you do.

You & your library's trustees are invited to attend any or all 5 of these webinars during Wisconsin Trustee Training Week, August 22 - 26, 2022. All presentations start at 12:00 noon, and last 60 minutes. The webinars will be recorded.

All library staff, board trustees, volunteers, and Friends group members are welcome to participate. There is no charge.

To participate, all you need is...
for the visual, either...

for the audio, either...

  • earbuds, headphones, or speakers connected to your device, or
  • use a telephone or speakerphone to call in (long distance rates apply)

If you're not able to attend live, the webinars will be recorded.

All of the webinars are eligible as continuing education contact hours (1 per webinar) toward public library director recertification.

The Trustee Training Week series is supported by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI), Public Library Development Team, with funding support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Friday, August 26, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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