Directors Planning Retreat 2023

Holiday Inn Express Orange Beach 24700 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL, United States

The Yellow Cake Principle: Your Recipe for Influence and Success

Zoom

The Yellow Cake Principle provides the ingredients for connecting, influencing, and persuading. This webinar will help you connect better with patrons, deepen relationships with stakeholders, and manage difficult conversations.

Free

Generative AI in Libraries

Zoom

Learn about generative AI (i.e. ChatGPT) and its current state. There will be a discussion about how this technology will impact libraries, how to incorporate the technology effectively, and address challenges that it creates.

Free

Professional Development: “What now?”

Zoom

This program explores what professional development means in today's workplace. For many, professional development opportunities are more or less available; however, it often fails to be immediately clear on how to apply, engage, or even internalize new content and training. Work through strategies to stay engaged in our professional areas, understand how to continue developing professional identities, and engage in meaningful ways with our core identity.

Free

Happy Hacks for Becoming Better After the Bitter

Zoom

Since 2020 our lives have been bombarded with negativity, stress, and countless threats to our emotional well-being, work, and closest relationships. Unfortunately, this negativity sticks in our brain and easily seeps into both our personal and professional lives. Perhaps there are lessons we can learn as we look back and then move forward in positive ways. Starting with the three needs as a foundation, Dr. Dave uses stories and humor as he provides simple science-backed “Happy Hacks” to boost both our positivity and productivity as well as our mood and attitude at home and at work that can be implemented, starting today.

Free

Annual Meeting Reception

Houston Cole Library, Jacksonville State University 700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, AL

NAAL Annual Meeting 2023

Houston Cole Library, Jacksonville State University 700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, AL

Executive Council Meeting

Zoom

Agenda: Meeting notifications rules update FirstSearch / WorldCat Discovery pricing update Discussion: NAAL end-of-year funds