In public libraries, library directors assume a wide variety of duties in addition to being a leader in moving the library forward in our library world of constantly changing technology and circumstances. To differing degrees, based on the size of the library organization, these duties will include operations of the library facility, management of personnel, oversight of finances, development and implementation of policies and procedures, interaction and collaboration with numerous community organizations and local officials, advocacy for funding and support, planning for the future, and advising the library board on all facets of library business.
The resources provided on this page will help administrators in fulfilling these duties by supplying information and direction in each of these areas. More detailed information and help is always available through your KDLA Regional Librarian.
Facilities and Construction
Funding and Fiscal Operations
New Director Orientation
Statewide Services and Organizations
Working With Your Board
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If you have other questions regarding Kentucky public library administrator resources, contact Susan Dunman by email at Susan.Dunman@ky.gov or by phone at 270-210-0565