ARCHIVED WEBINARS

“My Leadership Journey” 2021 ed w/ Jayanti Addleman
Recorded Fri, Feb 5th, 2021
Director of Library Services, Hayward Public Library
We kick off this year’s My Leadership Journey with Jayanti Addleman, Director of Library Services at Hayward Public Library and President of the California Library Association. Prior to coming to Hayward, Jayanti was the County Librarian/Library Director at Monterey County Free Libraries for 12 years. She has also worked at community college libraries, and in private industry.
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MLJ w/ Jayanti Addleman

“My Leadership Journey” 2021 ed w/ Siobhan O’Loughin-Reardon
Recorded Fri Feb 26th, 2021
Siobhan O’Loughlin Reardon, former President and Director of the Free Library of Philadelphia, will share her journey consisting of over 3 decades of leadership experience at some of the country’s largest public library systems. Ms. Reardon, recognized by Library Journal as the 2015 Librarian of the Year, will share the many challenges and rewards she’s faced including her experience in Philadelphia.
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MLJ w/ Siobhan O’Laughin-Reardon

“My Leadership Journey” 2021 ed w/ Chris Brown
Recorded Fri March 26th, 2021
Chicago Public Library Commissioner Chris Brown has spent his career creating opportunities for transformative learning through public libraries. Brown, who joined CPL in February 2021, leads one of the largest library systems in the world Prior to CPL, Brown most recently served as Deputy County Librarian at Santa Clara County Library District. Over his career in libraries, he has led the expansion of Sunday hours in the most under-resourced cities in Santa Clara County, Calif., collaborated with neighborhood leaders on strategic planning initiatives, led the development of the nation’s first online museum pass program and spearheaded market segmentation studies to better understand community needs. Brown is nationally recognized for innovation in libraries, including supporting veterans, parents of court-involved youth and other non-traditional library users.

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MLJ w/ Chris Brown

“My Leadership Journey” 2021 ed w/ Tracie Hall
Recorded, Fri April 23rd @ 4pm, 2021
Come join us as we continue the “My Leadership Journey” 2021 series with ALA’s Executive Director, Tracie Hall.  In her current role, Hall oversees the oldest and largest library association in the world, made up of 57,000 members and more than 200 staffers. Hall is the first female African American executive director in ALA’s history.
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MLJ w/ Tracie Hall

“My Leadership Journey” 2021 w/ John Szabo
Recorded, Fri May 21st @ 4pm, 2021
John F. Szabo is the City Librarian of the Los Angeles Public Library, which serves over four million people—the largest population of any public library in the United States. He oversees the Central Library and 72 branches. In 2015, the Library received the nation’s highest honor for library service, he National Medal for Museum and Library Service, for its success in meeting the needs of Angelenos and providing a level of social, educational and cultural services unmatched by any other public institution in the city.
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MLJ w/ John Szabo

HR 101 w/ Jenifer Shurson – The Functional Areas of Human Resources
Session 1: Organizational Design, Recruiting and Staffing, Compensation, & Benefits (FMLA & Workers Compensation). Recorded April 27, 2021.
Recording Link – HR 101 Session 1
HR 101 Session 1 slide deck

Session 2:  Training and Development & Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion. Recorded April 29, 2021.
Recording Link – HR 101 Session 2
HR 101 session 2-part 1 slide deck
HR10 session 2 part 2 – slide deck
Where Are You From poem template.doc
HR 101 session 2 part 3 – slide deck

Session 3: Employee Relations. Recorded May 6, 2021.
Recording Link – HR 101 Session 3
HR 101 session 3 slide deck

Communications Recap w/ Robin Holland
Recording Link – Communications, Making Your Case

Train the Train w/ Paul Signorelli
Training-teaching-learning is at the heart of what contemporary libraries do formally and informally every day. This highly-interactive, results-driven series of workshops is designed to help you hone your own training-teaching-learning skills while learning how to help others develop those same skills

Session 1: Exploring Our Train-the-Trainer Leaderhing Landscape in a Blended World”
Recorded May 18th, 2021 – Train the Trainer – Session 1

Session 2: Determining What Learning Gap We Want to Fill
Recorded May 20th, 2021 –
part 1: Train the Trainer – Session 2 part 1
part 2: Train the Trainer – Session 2 part 2

Session 3: Delivering and Evaluating Facilitating Engaging Learning Opportunities
Recorded May 25th, 2021- Train the Trainer – Session 3

Session 4: Transferring Our Training-Teaching Learning Skills to Other Trainers
Recorded May 27th, 2021 – Train the Trainer – Session 4

Session 5: Adapting DLCL Material into Your Own Train-the-Trainer Session pt 1
Recorded June 1st, 2021 – Train the Trainer – Session 5

Session 6: Adapting DLCL Material into Your Own Train-the-Trainer Session pt 2
Recorded June 3rd, 2021 – Train the Trainer – Session 6

Coaching for Leaders w/ Jenifer Shurson
Recorded May 15th, 2021
Link to Coaching for Leaders recording

“My Leadership Journey” – 2020 Edition w/ Vikki Cervantes

Recorded Thursday, April 2nd, 2020.
To kick off the 2020 online edition of “My Leadership Journey”, we are starting with Vikki Cervantes, City Librarian of the Porterville Public Library. The entire library world was shocked and saddened by the tragic fire that took the lives of two firefighters and destroyed the historic community institution. We will talk to Vikki about the fire but also will talk about her interesting leadership journey, how she went from home town girl, born and raised in Porterville to being its City Librarian, her advice for leading in crisis, and how the community is moving forward from this tragedy. Please join us for what should be an interesting conversation with an outstanding library leader.
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“My Leadership Journey” – 2020 Edition w/ Jayanti Addleman
Recorded Thursday, April 9th, 2020
A true warrior librarian,  join Jayanti Addleman, Director of Library Services, Hayward Public Library in conversation talking about her leadership journey that has traversed far and wide throughout the state of California and beyond.  (And yes, this webinar is indeed @ 7pm!  Bring a glass of virtual wine since Jayanti generally does not like to drink alone…)
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Outcome Measures w/Cindy Mediavilla
Recorded Tuesday, April 14th, 2020
Do you know what an outcome measure is (particularly as it relates to a grant)? Do you know the difference between an outcome and an output? Can you confidently write an outcome statement? What about evaluate one?If the answer to these questions is “not sure” or “maybe” or “no idea” then we have a webinar for you! Join Cindy Mediavilla in a one-hour webinar meeting where she will help to demystify the world of outcomes and outputs. Cindy has *literally* written the book on outcome measures for public libraries so if anyone can clearly explain the whole outcomes process, it is her! This webinar will be of particular interest (and benefit) for those of you who are looking to write grants or have signed up to be a part of the State Library’s grant monitoring program.
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“My Leadership Journey” – 2020 Edition w/ Hillary Theyer
Recorded Thursday, April 16, 2020
Come and join Hillary Theyer, Director of Library Services of the Monterey County Free Libraries (and current President of the California Library Association) in conversation as we learn more about her unique leadership journey, her perspective on leading in crisis, what she has seen as the CLA President in library land of late that has impressed her, perhaps a little insight into what might happen at the 2020 CLA Conference and wherever else the conversation may go.
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“My Leadership Journey” – 2020 Edition w/ Michelle Perera
Recorded Thursday, April 23, 2020
Come and join Michelle Perera, Library Director of the Pasadena Public Library (and past President of the California Library Association) in a virtual tea time conversation as we learn more about her unique leadership journey, what her staff in Pasadena have been doing during the COVID-19 outbreak, and her thought process in preparation for what things might look like when it comes a time to reopen our libraries. Bake your favorite scone and pour a cuppa, this one should be interesting!
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“My Leadership Journey” – 2020 Edition w/ Patty Wong
Library Director, Santa Monica Public Library
Recorded Friday, April 24, 2020
Come and join Patty Wong, Library Director of the Santa Monica Public Library (and yes, recently elected President of the America Library Association!) to learn more about her unique leadership journey, share some of her wisdom on leading in crisis, advice for the next generation of library leaders, her vision for ALA and well, it’s Patty so you probably don’t want to miss this…
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My Leadership Journey w/ Patty Wong
“My Leadership Journey” – 2020 Edition w/ Michael Lambert
Library Director, San Francisco Public Library
Recorded Tuesday, April 28, 2020
From sk8r to the Library Director of Library Journal’s 2019 “Library of the Year”, Michael Lambert has had a truly amazing leadership journey. Learn more about this journey (with the help of some great photos!), what the staff of SFPL is doing in the time COVID-19, Michael’s perspective on leading in crisis and much more.
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Unfortunately, the first 8 minutes of this webinar was not recorded.

“My Leadership Journey” – 2020 Edition w/ Derek Wolfgram
Director of Library Services, Redwood City Public Library
Recorded Thursday, April 30, 2020
Amazing library director. Animal lover. CLA Treasurer. Brew master extraordinaire. Just a few ways to try and (fail miserably) at labeling Derek Wolfgram. To learn more about Derek, his leadership journey, get his perspective on leadership in crisis, and hear more about what he and his staff in Redwood City have been doing in response to COVID-19, you are invited to drop in on what should prove to be an enlightening conversation. (And please note that this webinar started @ 5pm, just in time to have a virtual beer with Derek).  You will find the beer conversation starts at 1:04 in the video.
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My Leadership Journey w/ Derek Wolfgram

“My Leadership Journey” – 2020 Edition w/ Migell Acosta
Director, San Diego County Library
Recorded Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Things I learned (and am still learning!) as a first-time library director. What it is like to follow in the footsteps of a library legend (in this case, Jose Aponte.) Coming from the tech/IT realm (as opposed the more traditional children’s or adult services career paths.) To learn even more about Migell Acosta, his leadership journey, get his perspective on leadership in crisis, and hear more about what he and his staff in San Diego County have been doing in response to COVID-19, you are invited to drop in on what should prove to be an enlightening conversation.
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My Leadership Journey w/ Migell Acosta

“My Leadership Journey” – 2020 Edition w/ Susan Broman
Assistant Director of Library Services, Los Angeles Public Library
Thursday, May 7 @ 12 noon
The art of being an effective “number two”. What it’s like having worked for LA County and now for LAPL. Her perspective on leadership in crisis. Fun facts. Plus her favorite places to eat in DTLA and much more! Join LAPL’s Assistant Library Director Susan Broman in conversation on Thursday, May 7th @ noon.
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My Leadership Journey w/ Susan Broman 

Engaging in Constructive Conflict at Work w/Cheryl Gould
Recorded Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
Engaging in constructive conflict requires understanding the causes of conflict, then skillfully choosing the right state of mind, the right words, and the right time to have a constructive conversation.  In this class you will learn what’s happening in people’s brains during a conflict and learn a new way to think about conflict.  Attendees will come away with the tools and skills to engage in constructive conflict allowing both parties to leave a conversation satisfied.
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Engaging in Constructive Conflict at Work w/Cheryl Gould

“Library Budget 101” w/Robert Karatsu
Recorded Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
For the final Developing Leaders in California Libraries (DLCL) general webinar for 2020, Robert Karatsu will demystify library budgets. Topics like how the library budget sausage is made/negotiated, where the $$$ is coming from (and how it gets spent), tracking your spending, library “side hustles”, the things you can (and cannot do) if you are in charge in some aspect of your budget and more. RK will also spend some time talking about how the COVID-19 situation will more than likely affect your library’s budget.
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Library Budget 101 w/Robert Karatsu
DLCL Library Budget 101 PPT
2018-19 Library Statistics