Partnerships & Collaboration

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When the library builds partnerships, it strengthens the ties to its community, shares resources, and builds positive relationships with diverse stakeholders. Reaching out to initiate community partnerships begins with identifying both traditional and non-traditional partners and exploring new ways to work together. Effective collaborations are sustained through a shared commitment to serving the ever-changing needs of the community.

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The Role of Community Libraries in Nepal Earthquake Relief

 News / Last Modified: 14 July 2015

On April 25 2015, when the first 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, Keshab Acharya immediately sprang into action. In Chitwan District in the south of Nepal, Keshab was at a safe distance from the earthquake's epicenter, and he knew he was in a posi...

Best Small Library in America 2012

 Webinar / Last Modified: 14 July 2015

A webinar with the Independence Public Library, 2012 Best Small Library in America, showcasing innovative programming, marketing, advocacy and management strategies.