Small Library Gauntlet Webinar

Thursday, February 11
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Small Library Gauntlet

How do you lead a small library, strengthen local identity, collaborate with larger libraries, and improve workflow with a small staff that does it all? Learn how to effectively navigate this gauntlet.

Attendees will:

  1. Learn the essential characteristics of small libraries
  2. Recognize the various and distinct roles of a library director in small libraries
  3. Differentiate between the leadership and the management of an organization
  4. Identify resources and determine best practices

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Registration for each is $25 for NYLA members and $35 for non-members.  You must be logged in to receive membership pricing.

N.B.: Credit card is required for webinar registration.  Checks and purchase orders not accepted.

Group viewing registration is available if you plan to share the webinar with a group.  Hook up the LCD projector and share the program with a group of staff members!  The group viewing rate is $75 for NYLA members and $98 for non-members.

Looking to register for multiple viewing locations?  Contact for discounted pricing options.


Photo - Amy PekarAmy Pekar was the Director at Castleton Public Library from January 2011 until November 2014. In November, 2014, she became the Digital Services Librarian at the Voorheesville Public Library. Her library career began in 2005 at SUNY Oneonta's Milne Library when she decided to pursue her MSIS at SUNY Albany. She has worked in public, academic, and research libraries, and has a passion for communication and community building.


Photo - AnnaLee GiraldoAnnaLee Giraldo is the Director of the Kinderhook Memorial Library since April 2011. She began her career in Reference Services at larger, urban libraries, first at the Crandall Public Library in Glens Falls, and later at the Albany Public Library. Her passion has always been with public libraries with a focus on excellent customer service and user experience.