Being able to demonstrate the impact your library is having on the community can convince decision makers, funders and voters to support your library. Find resources to help gather evidence, use data, and tell the stories that demonstrate the value of the library and show the return on investment it brings to the community. Learn how to amplify your library’s value so that you may continue to make a difference in people’s lives.
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News / Last Modified: 28 March 2014Surveys are often the tool of choice when you want to determine how to meet the needs of your community or measure your library's impact. But do you know how to use the tool effectively? Choosing the right survey style for the situation and knowing w...
Webinar / Last Modified: 25 March 2014
A webinar with the Independence Public Library, 2012 Best Small Library in America, showcasing innovative programming, marketing, advocacy and management strategies.
News / Last Modified: 13 March 2014The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project has produced a series of reports presenting new research on library services, trends in reading habits and patron needs in the digital age. This three-year research program is funded by t...
News / Last Modified: 05 March 2014Libraries belong to the community and are central to it. They are open to all, and provide essential services to help people and neighborhoods thrive. From internet access and homework help, to storytimes and English as a Second Language programs, li...
Webinar / Last Modified: 04 February 2014
In this webinar, learn the fundamentals of creating, disseminating and analyzing a library survey in order to better understand the needs of your community, and to build awareness of the services your library provides.