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Leadership Institute of the Oregon Library Association (LIOLA)
Vert Club Room
345 SW 4th St
Pendleton, OR 97801
United States

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018 to Saturday, May 19, 2018
Category: Events

The inaugural Library Institute of the Oregon Library Association (LIOLA) will be held at Vert Club Room in Pendleton, Oregon. OLA members at any place in their career are encouraged to apply.

After attending the immersive four-day event, participants will:

  • Gain increased self-confidence and leave better equipped to be strong library leaders
  • Identify goals and learn strategies to utilize their strengths to cultivate advocacy and empower movement
  • Have a support system of trusted library relationships to help them accomplish goals
  • Have a concrete toolbox to help them accomplish results

Participants will be teamed with a cohort and two mentors who will work with them throughout the institute and during virtual meetings after the event.

Prior to the Institute

Interested participants must apply and be accepted to participate in LIOLA. Requirements for application:

  • Current membership in OLA
  • Employment in a library setting for at least three years
  • Attend and participate fully in the entire institute, complete pre-institute readings and/or homework, and contribute to post-institute assessments and meetings.

 Deadline for application is December 15, 2017. Notification of applicants will be January 15. 


Cost for participants will be $900 for training, room, and breakfast and lunch on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Participants will also be responsible for travel. Scholarships will be available.

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Contact: [email protected]