PCI Webinar with Dana Bomba
Jack of All Trades: Public Services Librarians in Small Library Systems
Competency: Library Management
Sub-Topic: Organizational Leadership
As library budgets tighten year after year libraries are forced to be creative with how to manage their daily activities as well as their technology instruction, collection development process, and programming efforts.
In this session, we will discuss how the Campbell County Public Library System’s Public Services Librarians manage the main and branch libraries while also providing valuable services to their patrons through reference, technology assistance, outreach, collection development, and programming.
• Develop a functional understanding of the duties of the Public Services Librarian
• Learn about the benefits, and difficulties, of the PSL position
• Learn best practices in time management to be successful in a PSL position
Dana Bomba ~ Biography
Dana Bomba is a Public Services Librarian and Branch Manager for the Campbell County Public Library System in Central Virginia. Her primary focuses are daily branch operations, collection development, adult programming, and technology instruction. This is her first professional position in a library and she is grateful for the collaborative experiences she’s had so far!