PCI Webinar with Cari Dubiel and Crystal Williams
Flexible Leadership: How to Navigate the Waters of Changing Libraries
We all know that change is inevitable and that libraries have been in a state of flux since their earliest days. However, library staff and patrons don’t always cope with change well. Stress and anxiety over learning new tasks and procedures can take its toll.
What do library leaders need to do to keep calm in this stormy sea? Cari and Crystal will help you learn in this webinar.
- Discover their change personality and how to find out the personalities of their staff
- Learn from past mistakes and find new ways to help themselves and staff cope with change
- Create their own “checklist for change” to communicate effectively with staff
Cari Dubiel ~ Biography
Cari Dubiel is the co-host of the ABC Book Reviews Podcast, a popular online program that was recognized by the Wall Street Journal as a best book podcast. Cari has worked in public libraries for over 15 years, doing everything from student page to her most current role as computer services manager.
Her areas of expertise include reader’s advisory, collection development, technology, strategic planning, event planning, and continuing education for adults.
Crystal Williams ~ Biography
Crystal Williams is the Continuing Education Coordinator for Twinsburg Public Library. She has been instrumental in developing innovative programs both in-person and online, including language classes, train-the-trainer sessions, and technology training for patrons.