Don Reynolds, retired director of the Nolichucky Regional Library in Tennessee, presented a 4-hour Association of Rural and Small Libraries pre-conference session “What Do I do Next?: A Work Plan for the Director of a Rural and/or Small Public Library.” His presentation focused on ways library staff can "find the community’s pulse, assess its health, and address the ne
Lots of libraries do a Food for Fines week, especially during National Library Week. But consider collaborating with a food pantry in your community, to offer a Food For Fines day on a more frequent basis.
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Statistics, numbers, data... they're important info to convey to a library's customers, trustees, and the public. But how can you communicate the value of your library if those reports look dry and daunting?
Sara Ada does a spot-on Adele in this fantastic YouTube video that's definitely worth sharing on your library's website or Facebook page. She sings new lyrics to the instrumentals for Adele's hit song "Rolling in the Deep".
Here are part of the lyrics to "If You Love to Read":
Read Best Small Library in America 2012: The Independence Public Library, KS to learn how the library's small staff of 8 strove to save it from closure, by building relationships within the community and with local legislators.