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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Incubate Creativity at Your Library

 Webinar / Last Modified: 26 April 2016

In this webinar, Library as Incubator Project shares program and project ideas, resources and case studies to turn your library into a creativity incubator.

Growing Library Garden Programs

 News / Last Modified: 05 April 2016

Upon hearing news of First Lady Michelle Obama's surprise visit to school and community gardens, we thought it would be a good time to collect together a list of related resources and examples of libraries who are creating gardens and hosting garden ...

Consider Your Library’s Community Health Programming Holistically

 News / Last Modified: 04 April 2016

Dedicated planning time is a precious commodity in library land. It can sometimes be challenging to find a good starting point to identify a new program or update a programming idea without becoming overwhelmed. We're pleased to share with you some r...