published extensively on each of these topics. Learn more in these
vital workshops for state and regional library associations, library consortia,
individual libraries and others. Program length us negotiable and usually
run from one hour to two days, depending on client needs.
Long range planning - The author of Hennen's Public
Library Planner outlines the process of library strategic planning. A one
hour to two day presentation that will start your library on the road to
HAPLR Ratings -
Hennen's American Public Library Ratings have received media coverage
throughout the U.S. Your state or regional group wants to know what the
ratings are about and how they are developed.
Library Districts - Only 20 states allow the formation
of special districts for library services. This workshop will help greatly
if you are thinking of forming one under your state's laws. If your
state lacks such legislation, learn about getting the needed laws passed.
Impact fees are property tax assessments that are placed on new homes as
they are being built. The funds raised are then used to cover the capital
costs that result from the impact that the new residents will have on a
Public library standards are more critical today when we must balance the
books and bytes than they have ever been. This presentation will highlight
needs and best practices.
Budgets in the Red
- Hennen recently responded to another consultant that pushes the NPR model
of Plural Funding by urging a return to tax supported library service.
He also responds with specific strategies for dealing with massive budget
cuts in public libraries.
GASB 34. Auditing requirements can send libraries into a tailspin without solid
guidance from a pro. Get that guidance with this presentation.
Hennen Library Consulting
6014 Spring Street
Racine, WI 53406
Thomas J. Hennen Jr.