Library Leadership andManagement Association Where Library Leaders Grow
Mission StatementThe mission of the Library Leadership andManagement Association is to encourage and nurturecurrent and future library leaders, and to develop andpromote outstanding leadership and managementpractices.
What is LLAMA?The Library Leadership and Management Associationserves more than 5,000 members from all types of librarieswho value the many opportunities for learning that comefrom associating with professional peers.Since its establishment in 1957, LLAMA has been apowerful catalyst in the development of leadership in thelibrary and information science field. Attuned to ever-changing technological, economic, political, and culturalconditions, LLAMA equips its members with tools forbuilding dynamic library services and successful careers.
What LLAMA Offers YouOpportunities to learn new Opportunities to networkmanagement and leadership with other library leaders,skills managers and administratorsOpportunities to support LA&M Online Quarterlythe profession of library magazineleadership and management Programs at the annualAccess to LLAMA’s conferencecontinuing education LLAMA website – yourprograms portal to LLAMA news andLLAMA section membership resources
Membership SectionsLLAMA’s sections can connect you with the people who share your passionateinterests. You can exchange ideas, collaborate on projects, publish research,mentor future leaders and hone leadership and managerial skills. Buildings and Equipment Library Organization and Section (BES) Management Section Fund Raising and Financial (LOMS) Development Section Measurement, Assessment (FRFDS) and Evaluation Section Human Resources Section (MAES) (HRS) Systems and Services Public Relations and Section (SASS) Marketing Section (PRMS)
Membership Fees American Libraries Library Leadership andAssociation, ALA (Pre-requisite) Management Association, LLAMA Dues: Dues Student Member: $33 Student Member: $15 New Member $65 New Member: $35
Member BenefitsAmerican Libraries Subscription (10 issues/year)Substantially reduced rates at ALA conferencesDiscounts on ALA books and promotional itemsInsurance plansTravel discountsOnline training
Testimonials“When I learned about LLAMA, I realized how much ittouches all aspects of libraries, even if you’re not inmanagement.” –Brian Gray, Case Western ReserveUniversity Library, OH“LLAMA offers great opportunities to be mentored and tomentor.” –Larry Alford, Temple University Paley Library, PA“In LLAMA, I can see who the leaders are in organizationsand get tips from them.” –Carrandra E. Osterlah, NewMexico State Library“LLAMA encouraged me to take the lead, not justparticipate.” –Paul Anderson, University of DelawareLibrary
Contact Informationwww.ala.org/LLAMA50 E. Huron, Chicago, IL 60611-2795Phone: 800.545.2433Fax: 312.280.2169E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org