Rural Library Sustainability Program
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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Document / Last Modified: 20 February 2017
This worksheet is from an earlier course and can serve as another tool to help you plan a fundraising campaign for your library.
News / Last Modified: 10 February 2017
With travel costs high and libraries busier than ever, library staff are using online technologies to connect and learn. Over 300 librarians attended the Februrary 28, 2013, free one-day online conference, Big Talk From Small Libraries, aimed at libr...
Document / Last Modified: 09 February 2017
Create your Upgrade and Maintenance Action Plan using this template complete with recommended steps and linked resources.
Webinar / Last Modified: 28 December 2016
A webinar in collaboration with ARSL focused on ways for rural and small libraries to support patron creation and innovation through transformative technologies and spaces.
Webinar / Last Modified: 14 December 2016
This webinar showcases how small and rural libraries can provide effective training to patrons even with limited staff, resources, or space.