Rural Library Sustainability Program

  • Success Adapted: The Story of Flat Rex

    I attended a webinar presented by a small town librarian (Becky Baker, in Community Connections) and she talked about ways that she was able to get the community involved in promoting the library. Local businesses would host the summer...

  • Rural and Small Libraries Conference: ARSL 2014 Recap

    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...

  • New Report on Rural and Small Libraries

    The Institute of Museum and Library Services has released a research brief providing the agency's first targeted analysis of trends for rural and small library services. The report gives an overview of the distribution, service use, fiscal health, an...

  • Teaching Technology in Small and Rural Libraries

    If someone walked up to you and said that computers were going to be an important part of living in the 21st century, you'd probably think they were simply stating the obvious. Even so, the rate of growth and change in the computer industry has left ...