This is a practical, day-to-day management handbook for the modern American public library. Marketing your institution, your services, your reason for being? Handling a grievance? Dealing with elected officials? Designing a new building? Automating? Read up in Cirino.
The subject of leadership is covered in depth, rightly. This book might help you learn how to avoid becoming a bureaucrat and become, instead, a leader. It might help empower you to function as an entrepreneur, unleashing creativity and change.
Also included are looks at the nuances of managing a modern day library. Topics such as flexible working schedules, drug testing, latchkey children, collective bargaining, recruitment and training, and performance evaluations are fully covered.