Teaming up with your community's restaurants is a great way to raise money for your library, and a fine way to connect & collaborate with local businesses. Here are two examples of successful Dine Out for the Library events. Have you done a restaurant collaboration fundraiser also? Please leave a comment if your library has done one too! Caestecker Public Library (Green Lake):
Ellen M. Dolan is one of 10 librarians nationwide to receive the 2010 I Love My Librarian Award. A veteran of over 35 years of working in libraries, the director of the Shrewsbury (MA) Public Library won praise from town officials and patrons for her energy, creativity and dedication.
Here's inspiration for a community partnership you might consider for your library: