100 episodes

The Library Leadership Podcast features real library leaders discussing the most important issues in libraries today. We hope it becomes a resource for everyone navigating the fast-paced world of information service provision.

Adriane Herrick Juarez is the Executive Director of the Park City Library in Utah. She believes library leadership is an ever-evolving practice that is enhanced through thought-provoking conversations and the sharing of ideas.

Library Leadership Podcast Adriane Herrick Juarez

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The Library Leadership Podcast features real library leaders discussing the most important issues in libraries today. We hope it becomes a resource for everyone navigating the fast-paced world of information service provision.

Adriane Herrick Juarez is the Executive Director of the Park City Library in Utah. She believes library leadership is an ever-evolving practice that is enhanced through thought-provoking conversations and the sharing of ideas.

    146. Leading from a "Good Inside" Perspective with Rebekah Cummings

    146. Leading from a "Good Inside" Perspective with Rebekah Cummings

    Do you ever find it challenging to see the good in people when difficult situations arise? On this show Rebekah Cummings, Digital Matters Interim Director at the University of Utah Marriott Library, shares insights on Leading from a “Good Inside” Perspective. It’s a way of shifting our perspective when dealing with others that allows for generosity even when it may be challenging.

    • 27 min
    145. Rooting Out Dysfunction and Creating Successful Teams with Amanda Johnson & Lauren Clossey

    145. Rooting Out Dysfunction and Creating Successful Teams with Amanda Johnson & Lauren Clossey

    All of us want to avoid dysfunction within our organizations and create successful teams, yet how often do we have time to talk and think about ways to do that? On this show we do just this with Lauren Clossey and Amanda Johnson, Owners of Alliance Research and Training in North Carolina, as they share information on rooting out dysfunction and creating successful teams. They provide insightful training on this topic to help teams build trust, safety, inclusion, and transparency to empower libraries to provide the best possible service.

    • 21 min
    144. Helping Homeschoolers with Elizabeth Stinnette

    144. Helping Homeschoolers with Elizabeth Stinnette

    As library leaders, we often ask ourselves how we can serve unique populations in our communities. With the number of homeschool families increasing across the nation, have you been asking yourself how to best serve them? On this show Elizabeth Stinnette, Children's Librarian at the Purcellville Branch Library in the Loudoun County Public Library System in Virginia, provides answers about how libraries can best serve homeschool families. She includes useful information about the history of homeschooling, how homeschool students are similar and different from their traditionally schooled peers, and what never to ask homeschool students and their parents.

    • 19 min
    143. Telehealth 101 with George Strawley and Trish Hull

    143. Telehealth 101 with George Strawley and Trish Hull

    In this day and age, with many resources and services online, have you considered how to help your patrons access healthcare professionals right from your library? On this show, George Strawley, Library Engagement Specialist for Region 4 with the Network of the National Library of Medicine, and Trish Hull, Library Manager of the Kearns Branch in the Salt Lake County Library System, talk about telehealth 101. They explain the ins and outs of providing important telehealth resources for your patrons in a way that anyone can implement.

    • 28 min
    142. Negative Work Experience Survey Results with Amadee Ricketts

    142. Negative Work Experience Survey Results with Amadee Ricketts

    Have you ever had negative work experiences and wondered what others have done when they found themselves in similar situations? On this show Amadee Ricketts, Director of the Cochise County Library District in Arizona, talks about the results of a survey she conducted about negative work experiences in libraries. The results provided insights into the commonalities of these experiences, whether libraries are worse than other workplaces, and what red flags to watch for when applying for library jobs.

    • 24 min
    141. Embracing Restorative Practices in Leadership with Stephen Jackson

    141. Embracing Restorative Practices in Leadership with Stephen Jackson

    What are restorative practices and how can they help our libraries create dialog, trust, and growth? On this show, Stephen Jackson – Director of Equity and Anti-Racism at Oak Park Public Library in Illinois - talks about creating peace circles in libraries where people can share perspectives in safe environments that develop relationships and heal trauma.

    • 19 min

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I took some time today to listen to your show!! Library Leadership Podcast, is a fantastic podcast with great info, advice, and perspectives. You won't regret listening to and learning from the podcast.

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Informative and interesting podcast

Listening to Library Leadership is always worthwhile. Great interviews covering a wide variety of topics. Good for picking up skills and ideas for any leader. The podcasts themselves are well done, clear, good questions and great guests. A must listen for anyone currently in, or interested in library leadership.

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Wonderful podcast for library employees and library users alike. Great conversations that help make sense of the ever changing nature of libraries today.

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