Category: PLLeaders

6th Co-hort of PLLeaders Launchs

With 37 participants, the 6th co-hort of the Public Library Leaders (PLLeaders) program has launched today. Under the new leadership of Lita Barrie, CEO, Burlington Public Library. Participants will meet twice a month for the next 16 months for in-depth discussions about issues facing libraries and lessons in leadership, before graduating at the 2025 OLA […]

Anthea Goffe is the new Executive Director of Coquitlam PL

The Board of the Coquitlam Public Library is pleased to announce Anthea Goffe as the new Executive Director. Anthea brings a wealth of talent and experience to her new role. She has been working in the library sector for over twenty years, with the last eight years holding the title of Director, Community Engagement at […]

Public Library Leaders now accepting applications for 2023–2024

The 6th PLLeaders Co-hort will begin in September 2023 and run until January 2025. Several modifications to the program were made during the 5th Co-hort (2021–2022). The program received and admitted almost double the number of participants than the previous co-horts. Efforts were made to reduce the travelling required, as part of COVID travel issues, […]

PLLeaders Launches 5th Cohort

Launched our 5th cohort of the 18 month Public Library Leaders (PLLeaders) program with a rebuilt curriculum largely delivered virtually, with 38 participants from across Canada, with an introductory panel discussion with the CULC/CBUC Executive. New this year is an instructional unit on Intellectual Freedom and the role of Public Libraries led by James L […]

PLLeaders – Now Accepting Applications

Public Library Leaders – Cohort 5 Now accepting applications. Program will begin in September 2021 and run until January 2023 More information is available at Ideal Candidate Profile Nomination of employer (formal requirement) CEO or executive-level aspirations Core management knowledge and experience Personal confidence and self-awareness Ability to identify personal learning and mentoring needs […]