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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Vote for Our ALA Ignite Session

 News / Last Modified: 23 March 2015

Going to ALA this summer? Pick your favorite ignite session proposals by March 31 to boost their chance of being selected. Decisions are based in part (30%) on votes from ALA members.

If you want to get inspired by an ignite session about key ...

Rural Resources and Funding: The Rural Information Center

 Webinar / Last Modified: 19 March 2015

This webinar showcases information and resources from the Rural Information Center made available to libraries and other organizations working to maintain the vitality of America's rural communities.

Great Ideas for Innovative Community Engagement

 News / Last Modified: 04 March 2015

A recent Huffington Post article tells of a Facebook experiment that spawned over 150 community-generated ideas on the future of Miami's libraries. Rebecca Fishman Lipsey and Francine Madera, in 100 Great Ideas for the Future of Libraries -- A Ne...