Community Relations

community relations

The library belongs to your community and the more they feel that sense of ownership, the more your community will know about your programming and services. From media relations to outreach campaigns, find resources and tips on maximizing your community relations to sustain your library. Help build connections with your community by joining local agency and organization boards or committees, bringing the library further out into your community.

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Family Literacy at a Food Pantry

 Webinar / Last Modified: 25 November 2015

In this webinar, learn how Cazenovia Public Library operates learning-focused programs for the whole family at a local food pantry.

3 Ways Libraries Can Channel Understanding in Confusing Times

 News / Last Modified: 23 November 2015

As individuals and communities react to conflict in the world, we're reminded of the ways in which libraries often serve as a sanctuary for those looking for physical or emotional safety. But unfortunately, even the committed and welcoming staff who ...

What Languages Do Public Library Collections Speak?

 News / Last Modified: 04 November 2015

In May of 2014, Slate published a series of maps illustrating the languages other than English spoken in each of the fifty US states. In nearly every state, the most commonly spoken non-English language was Spanish. But when Spanish is excluded as we...