The Kind Librarian: Cultivating a Culture of Kindness and Wellbeing in Libraries

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NOTE: This title will be available Summer 2024. You may place an order and the item will be shipped when it becomes available. 

This book will prove an ideal reference for librarians and anyone interested in fostering a culture of kindness and well-being in professional settings.

Information professionals work in dynamically changing environments with a diverse range of patrons, which can sometimes present stressful situations. This book seeks to aid staff in information and heritage organizations in steering through challenges by fostering a culture grounded in kindness and wellbeing, promoting a more supportive and understanding work environment. The strategies presented in this book will ensure the sustained mental health and satisfaction of both staff and the patrons they serve, underlining a human-centered approach to library management and community service. Coverage includes

  • practicalities of kindness in the workplace;
  • crafting a culture of kindness; and
  • kind use of data for wellbeing.

This book explores the practical implementation of policies that support a kind and healthy work environment. Readers will learn how to create strategies that foster collaboration, open communication, and mutual respect among staff and patrons.

Imprint: Facet Publishing, UK

Published: Summer 2024

Pages: 222

Sku: 9781783307128

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