Upcoming trustee workshops and new resources from PRL
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Parkland Regional Library
The Trustee Telegram
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Library Board Communications Survey
Please fill out this 3 question survey to help PRL evaluate our communication with library boards. Thank You!

This survey will take 1 minute to complete.
5 Habits of Truly Amazing Communicators
"...just because you say something, it doesn’t mean that others hear you."

Try using at least one of these strategies this week, and see how you can up your communication effectiveness. 
Building a Better Board of Trustees
This article outlines 15 best practices for trustees, that can be applied to big AND small libraries.

"As the community face of your library, trustees are key. Here’s how to capitalize on their talents and recruit new members."
Important Dates
11  - Deadline for applications to the Minister's Award of Excellence in Public Library Service
21-24 - Canada Reads on CBC
21 - Libraries Advisory Group Meeting for Library Managers and Copyright Workshop
10-16 - National Volunteer Week
18 - Storytelling Workshop with Gail de Vos at PRL
28-May 1 - Alberta Library Conference (ALC) 2016 in Jasper.
19 - PRL Board meeting at Parkland (1-3 PM)
Late - Alberta Literary Awards announced
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