15 July 2009

Workshop - Planning and Management of Buildings

Date: September 16-17, 2009
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM on 9/16; 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM on 9/17
Place: Saratoga Springs Public Library
Presenter: Cheryl Bryan
Cost: $250 for PLA members; $300 for ALA members; $400 for nonmenbers

Planning a building that meets the various needs of your library and patrons is a difficult and time-consuming task that requires specialized skills and knowledge. Learn the principles of building planning and management in this intensive two-day workshop. By the end of the Planning and Management of Buildings workshop, you will be able to:

- Assess the current condition of your building.
- Develop a list of building maintenance and operation procedures, and monitor performance of maintenance personnel.
- Plan a building improvement project, present planning documents, and develop a communications plan to keep stakeholders informed throughout a project.
- Follow the correct procedures when hiring architectural, engineering, and consultant assistance in assessing or improving your building.
- List technology planning needs and associated building requirements.
Visit the PLA Web site for complete course curricula, fees, and to register. Please contact PLA at pla@ala.org or 800-545-2433, ext. 5PLA if you have questions. This course is part of PLA's Certified Public Library Administrator Program.

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