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Applications are now open for both the Leadership Academy and Directors’ Institute by PALS (Pennsylvania Library Association Academy of Leadership Studies)! Deadline to apply is March 5 for those interested in asking for a sponsorship from a PaLA chapter or other financial assistance....

Michelle Georgetti

  by Michelle Georgetti First, a Word on Acronyms It has occurred to me that librarians love acronyms. However, I find it important to stress that we should perhaps limit (and define) our acronyms for events and programs. As a student of Pennsylvania Academy of Leadership Studies...

Caitlyn Boland

By Caitlyn Boland  The Pennsylvania Library Association’s Academy of Leadership Studies (PALS) is a training opportunity designed to help Pennsylvania librarians maximize their leadership potential. Many participants come away from the experience feeling energized and confident...

  by Ashley Flynn, Library Director at Highland Community Library, Currently reading: Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi   Good leadership is critical to the long term success of any organization, including libraries. PaLA and the Office of Commonwealth Libraries...

Note:  Nomination deadline is May 8 The Academy will be held: Dates: Sunday, June 14 – Wednesday, June 17 Place: Radisson Penn Harris / http://www.radisson.com/camp-hill-hotel-pa-17011-3734/pacamphi Featured Speaker: David Bendekovic / The B. A. David Company / http://www.badavid.com/index.html Cost: $550...