University of Wisconsin–Madison

NEW! Tutorial: Budgeting for Libraries

Managing a library’s budget can be one of the most stressful parts of an administrator’s role. In this self-paced tutorial, we’ll walk through a year of your budget and provide information to help you better understand your income and track your expenses. Learn ways to make financial reporting a breeze, and build budgets—and relationships—with your community stakeholders and the patrons you serve. This 4-part tutorial will help you:

  • Understand the basics of building and tracking a budget
  • Focus on budget tracking and balancing
  • Collect data for better reporting
  • Build budgets to best support your community’s needs

Course designer: Angela Noel is the director of the Brodhead (WI) Memorial Library.

At a glance

When: Tutorial content will be available Oct. 1, 2021 and is totally self-paced. You have up to one year from your registration date to complete the course.

Cost: $100.00

CE Credit: 1.4 CEUs/14 LEUs

Program: #305722


Questions? Contact Meredith Lowe or Anna Palmer

Register online

Due to the continuation of remote work, please use the online registration option. If you need alternate arrangements, email Anna Palmer, ahpalmer@wisc.edu or Meredith Lowe, mclowe@wisc.edu. Alternate registration options may result in delays.


You will automatically receive instructions for setting up your account after you register. Once your login information is set up, please access the course at http://canvas.wisc.edu.