Rural Library Sustainability Program

staff training

Thousands of library staff attended workshops delivered in 42 states as a part of the Rural Library Sustainability Project. If you're a participant wanting to revisit a module of the workshop or a trainer wanting to replicate the workshop, you will find all of the materials here. The Documents tab above will provide you with marketing materials on the workshop, as well as the Rural Library Sustainability Continuum. Many folks have used the Continuum as a stand-alone tool to document progress on sustainability efforts.

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Project Continuum - Word Document

 Document / Last Modified: 30 March 2015

Project Continuum for the Rural Library Sustainability Project Workshop Curriculum as Word Document (Revised Round 3)

Project Continuum - PDF

 Document / Last Modified: 30 March 2015

Project Continuum (with check boxes and credits) for the Rural Library Sustainability Project Workshop Curriculum

Rural Resources and Funding: The Rural Information Center

 Webinar / Last Modified: 19 March 2015

This webinar showcases information and resources from the Rural Information Center made available to libraries and other organizations working to maintain the vitality of America's rural communities.

Building Rural Prosperity with the Rural Information Center

 News / Last Modified: 03 February 2015

Perhaps especially in rural communities, libraries provide key points of connection with the broader world, serving as windows on faraway places, other cultures, and diverse perspectives. But libraries can also help deepen our ties to the places we l...