Innovation & Creativity


We find ourselves in the midst of exciting times, full of change and ripe with opportunity for innovation and creativity. As libraries embrace and nurture these opportunities in our communities, we find ourselves leading others and building supportive environments of inspiration. Learn how libraries model innovation and creativity and how communities are benefiting from new ideas everyday.

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Strike While the Iron is Hot

 News / Last Modified: 01 April 2014

Do you want to better know what your community wants and needs? How you can help fill community voids? How you can become a creative catalyst in your community? And most of all how you ensure that community members see your library as a vital communi...

Best Small Library in America 2010

 Webinar / Last Modified: 25 March 2014

Archive and associated resources for the January 18, 2011, webinar with Anne M. Hughes and Rebecca Miller presenting Glen Carbon Centennial Library, the 2010 winner of the Best Small Library in America Award.

Best Small Library in America 2009

 Webinar / Last Modified: 25 March 2014

Archive and related resources from October 7, 2009 webinar with Nancy Rosenwald, Director of Union County Carnegie Library, Best Small Library 2009, and Rebecca Miller of Library Journal.