RIPL Regional – New York

April 18-19, 2018 in Utica, New York

Overview

50 participants from New York and surrounding area public libraries will engage in two days of hands-on, intensive workshops about…

  • Designing outcome-based evaluation of programs and services
  • Assessing the needs of your community
  • Techniques for tracking public library data and using these data for planning, management, and demonstrating the library’s worth
  • Using data and stories to document the impact of your library

Participants will walk away from the RIPL Regional with tools for evaluation, confidence in building research into their activities, and a network of colleagues for future learning and success.

Participants

RIPL Regional participants work in New York public libraries and are …

interested in getting started using data for savvy and strategic planning.
looking for both inspiration and instruction in a hands-on, participatory environment.
seeking to learn about outcomes and how to measure library impact.
committed to leading their organizations in making data-based decisions.
eager to develop a peer network to support research and evaluation efforts.

Where

Mid York Library System

1600 Lincoln Avenue

Utica, New York 13502

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When

April 18-19, 2018, 8:00-5:00 each day

How

The registration fee is $20 and includes breakfast and lunch on April 18-19. Thanks to the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, all other event costs are covered.  A sponsored dinner will also be included on the first day.

Speakers

Linda Hofschire

Director, Library Research Service

Rochelle Logan

Research Consultant and Trainer

Sharon Morris

Director of Library Development, Colorado State Library

Program

Day 1
18 Apr 2018
Day 2
19 Apr 2018

WELCOME AND THE EVALUATION PROCESS

Linda Hofschire
Sharon Morris

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW? YOUR EVALUATION PLAN & THE DATA TRIFECTA – A WINNING COMBINATION

15 minute break at the halfway point
Linda Hofschire
Sharon Morris

APPLICATION ACTIVITY: LET’S MAKE WAVES

Linda Hofschire
Rochelle Logan
Sharon Morris

Wrap-Up

Sharon Morris

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