Do you feel confident that people in your community are ready to stand up and say they value the services your library provides? Better yet, is your library providing services that meet the needs?
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 need
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?