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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Fundraising Action Plan

 Document / Last Modified: 04 August 2016

This worksheet is from an earlier course and can serve as another tool to help you plan a fundraising campaign for your library.

Rural Resources and Funding: The Rural Information Center

 Webinar / Last Modified: 26 July 2016

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.

Best Small Library in America 2010

 Webinar / Last Modified: 09 March 2016

Archive and associated resources for the January 18, 2011, webinar with Anne M. Hughes and Rebecca Miller presenting Glen Carbon Centennial Library, the 2010 winner of the Best Small Library in America Award.

ARSL Conference Recap: Rockin' in Little Rock

 News / Last Modified: 01 December 2015

The Association for Rural & Small Libraries annual conference is one of our favorite events of the year. With so many library staff eager to learn, there is a great vibe and camaraderie. This year, WebJunction staffers, Jennifer Peterson and Kend...