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Welcome Catherine Hakala-Ausperk!

With over 30 years of public library experience, Catherine Hakala-Ausperk helps libraries thrive. She offers library director searches, strategic planning (that works) and motivating training through everything from keynote presentations to Staff Days to week-long leadership academies. The author of three books (Be a Great Boss, Build a Great Team and Renew Yourself: A Six-Step Plan for More Meaningful Work,) she is also an adjunct instructor at Kent State’s (OH) graduate library school. As the owner of Libraries Thrive Consulting, she enjoys strengthening board-director relationships, growing new leaders and preparing libraries for a successful, thriving future.

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