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Many libraries rely on volunteers, and the article "For Our Next (Charitable) Trick, We'll Need a Volunteer" includes these helpful tips to make volunteer experiences successful for everyone involved:
Here's an idea from MaryAnne Marjamaa on how to de-odorize library materials that have been around smokers:
National Library Week is an annual celebration that highlights the value of libraries and librarians.
This year National Library Week 2010 (April 11-17) will be celebrated with the theme "Communities thrive @ your library."
Here are resources you can use to spread the word about your library: