Grant Anatomy: Dissecting the Provincial Operating Grant and the Application Process

Description

Every public and system library board in Alberta is eligible to receive provincial funding from the Public Library Services Branch in the form of an operating grant to assist with operating costs. This session will review the funding structure and its intended purpose, and will provide useful techniques to make sure that the application process is a breeze!

Author

Jen Anderson

Author E-Mail

jen.anderson@gov.ab.ca

Conference Year

2018
Materials

Presentation File

Learn-Plan-Do: A New Approach to Make your Plan of Service Better than Ever

Description

This workshop will show you a new made-in-Alberta approach to planning that lets you pick your own way to Learn (talk to the community), Plan (analyze data and write a great Plan of Service) and Do (put the plan into action, measure results and celebrate success).
Learning objectives:

  • Community engagement / needs assessment
  • Analyzing information, picking services that fit local needs and writing a plan
  • Putting a plan into action, measuring results and celebrating success

Author

Ken Feser and Jen Anderson

Conference Year

2017
Materials

Presentation File

Public Library Services Branch – Public Library Network Update 2016

Description

It has been a busy year for PLSB! This session will highlight the current network initiatives that the Public Library Services Branch has to offer to support Albertans through Alberta's public libraries.
Learning Objectives:

  • Understand what the Public Library Network is and how it supports public libraries
  • Learn about current initiatives that have been delivered via the Network and new projects under development

Author

Kerry Anderson, Katrina Borowski and Kim Johnson

Conference Year

2016
Materials

Fresh Ideas from the Minister’s Awards

Description

Every year there are excellent submissions to the Minister's Awards that don't win. This presentation will highlight some of the most innovative and excellent services we've heard about in the last couple of years. Attendees are sure to leave with fresh ideas for new programs and services.
Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about what's happening in other Alberta libraries
  • Get new ideas for library programs that are relevant to larger and smaller libraries
  • Be inspired

Author

Ken Feser

Conference Year

2016
Materials

Presentation File