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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Rural and Small Libraries Conference: ARSL 2014 Recap

 News / Last Modified: 09 October 2014

What could be better than the best library conference in your own backyard? How about working for an organization that helps sponsor that conference (thank you OCLC), and allows you to present, learn, and network with nearly 400 other people who love...

Best Small Library in America: Chelsea District Library

 Document / Last Modified: 26 August 2014

How did the Chelsea District Library win the Best Small Library Award from Library Journal? One aspect was definitely their innovative programming. Hear how they plan and deliver innovative library services to one of today's fastest growing demo...