Marketing & Outreach

  • The Social Library, Volume 5

    With the fifth installment of the Social Library, our weekly feature highlighting the great work of those organizations we follow on Facebook, we find libraries sharing music with their communities, another supporting budding entrepreneurs, new resea...

  • The Social Library, Volume 4

    Welcome to the fourth installment of our weekly feature highlighting some of the amazing work coming from libraries we follow on Facebook. Many libraries celebrated Pi Day on 3.14.15, and it was touching to see all the libraries honoring Terry Pratch...

  • The Social Library, Volume 3

    Welcome to the third installment of our new weekly feature highlighting some of the amazing work coming from libraries we follow on Facebook. A number of libraries are celebrating 2015 Teen Tech Week and Women's History Month.

    Here are th...

  • The Social Library, Volume 2

    We continue our new weekly feature surfacing some of the amazing work we see coming from libraries we follow on Facebook. While we didn't include you in the list below, a special nod to the many libraries celebrating Dr Seuss' birthday this week! ...

  • The Social Library, Volume 1

    We’re launching a new weekly feature to help surface some of the amazing work we see coming from libraries we follow on Facebook. We thought it would be a great way to take advantage of the virtual tour we can take, thanks to social media, and to pro...

  • IMLS Survey Report: Public Libraries in FY2012

    This week, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) released the report for the Public Libraries in the United States Survey: Fiscal Year 2012, an analysis of the most comprehensive annual data collection of U.S. public library statistics....

  • Community-Centered Awareness: Impacts and Outcomes of Geek the Library

    In the recent webinar Geek the Library: Impact and Outcomes, we focused on the campaign’s ability to spark natural conversation by asking the question, "What do you geek?"

    You can translate "geek" in a few ways -- What do ...

  • Spark Your Project: Tech Tools for Libraries

    Tech tools have rapidly emerged to augment digital storytelling, intuitively edit photos and video clips, easily convert complex file formats, and aid team collaboration without a myriad of emails. So, how do you know which tools can effectively help...

  • Geekhunt: Geek the Library in Austin, Texas

    So you're visiting Austin, Texas, sitting outside enjoying some local barbecue, and a bus passes by featuring three things: a stunning photo of Grammy nominated local band Grupo Fantasma, the Austin Public Library logo, and the message: "Nosenlo...

  • Outside the Lines: A Chat with Stacie Ledden and Amber DeBerry

    Have you felt the need to re-state the purpose and role of your library in the community? Have you wondered if patrons and community members can be re-introduced to the dynamic center of community your library has evolved into? That is exactly what O...