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Directors' Institute


Wednesday, June 6, 2018 – Saturday, June 9, 2018

Best Western Premier in Harrisburg, PA

$400 for PaLA individual members (or Bucks code)

$500 for non-members

*Includes all meals, lodging, custom content, supplies and professional facilitation

*Program starts at 3 pm on Wed and ends at 1 pm on Sat

 *This program has a direct value of more than $1100 per person!

*Please note that requests for refunds/cancellations will not be processed after April 30, 2018.

Who may apply?

The Directors’ Institute is specially designed for library directors and assistant directors. There is no degree requirement for this workshop.

What will I learn?

Participants will work closely with each other and appointed mentors to explore what it means to be both a library director and a library leader. Special sessions with the Office of Commonwealth Library staff will highlight state offered tools to help all directors lead their libraries no matter how big or how small.

How to apply & deadlines?

Those interested the Directors' Institute should submit a completed application, resume, letter of interest, and letter of recommendation to no later than March 5th (Now Extended to March 12th!!) in order to be considered for sponsorship by a PaLA Chapter. Those receiving sponsorship elsewhere should submit all application materials as well as a letter of financial responsibility from their sponsoring organization by April 20th.

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This program is made possible, in part, by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.

Contact Us

220 Cumberland Parkway, Suite 10
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
717-766-7663 Phone
717-766-5440 Fax
800-622-3308 (PA Only)