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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Belgrade Community Library: Small and Unstoppable

 News / Last Modified: 05 October 2015

When the Library Journal Best Small Library challenge rolled around, the Belgrade Community Library (BCL) outside of Bozeman, Montana, almost didn’t apply because "we thought we were too small." Their small staff and small budget doesn’t st...

Adult Coloring Explosion

 News / Last Modified: 24 September 2015

In case you haven't noticed, the adult coloring phenomenon is taking library programming by storm! In addition to news coverage and library calendar postings, we've seen some great discussions about best practices for libraries on Facebook groups, in...

Dynamic Libraries: Access, Development and Transformation

 News / Last Modified: 23 September 2015

More than 3,000 library and information workers from at least 112 countries gathered in Cape Town, South Africa, in August for IFLA's 81st World Library and Information Congress. The theme, "Dynamic Libraries: Access, Development and Transformat...

Storytime Underground: A Peer-Created Community

 Webinar / Last Modified: 15 September 2015

In this webinar, learn about Storytime Underground, a free and open online community for storytime providers everywhere to connect, share, and learn new skills.