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A Library Leader: Positive Motivator and More

What are the qualities of a Library leader? According to Felton Thomas, Jr., 2016-2017 Public Library Association President, a leader is: someone who takes charge, a positive motivator, has a plan of action, and gets staff to buy-in to the plan. Thomas …

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