WebJunction News Archives

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    From Awareness to Funding: 5 Probable Supporters and How to Reach Them

    If you work or volunteer in a library, you may have heard about the report, From Awareness to Funding: Voter Perceptions and Support of Public Libraries in 2018. If you haven’t read it, here’s the good news: compared to 2008, more voters thi...

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    Advice from the Trenches: You’re Not Alone

    Lynn Silipigni Connaway has collected sage advice from the trenches, for those working through assessment projects, and in anticpation of the next session in our webinar series.

    Assessment projects can be intimidating and overwhelming. I hav...

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    Social Library, Volume 114

    Up next in our Social Library series, we're sharing innovative approaches to fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. From micro libraries to dinosaurs and from guinea pigs to tattoos, these examples are sure to inspire. If you'd like to see y...

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    Next Chapter Book Club: Where Reading is for Everyone

    Through the Next Chapter Book Club, adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities are finding a unique opportunity to engage in literacy, socialize and hang out in a community setting - all through the power of books and reading. Program fa...

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    Free August Webinars for Library Staff

    As we move past the middle of the year, it's the perfect time to pull out your list of learning goals and focus in on filling some of the learning gaps you identified as priorities for own learning or for your team. Perhaps you have some new goals to...

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    Smart Space Transformation Stories

    Explore these Smart Space Transformation Stories from libraries who participated in WebJunction's Small Libraries Create Smart Spaces program, which led 15 small and rural public libraries from across the country to reimagine and reconfigure the...

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    WebJunction @ALA Roundup (In Case You Missed Us)

    We know it's not always an option with time or funding to attend conferences. And if even if you can attend, it's impossible to get to everything! So we're sharing the presentations and resources that we took to the 2018 ALA Annual Conference in this...

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    Social Library, Volume 113

    The latest edition of our Social Library series covers everything from an instrument petting zoo to Zambonis, and from international snacks to a speakeasy. These libraries prove there are no limits to the possibilities for community engagement and th...

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    Are You Ready to Dig into Assessment Data?

    Back in April, WebJunction and OCLC Research hosted the first webinar in a three-part series on assessing, evaluating and sharing your library’s impact. With nearly 300 attendees in the first session, we know that this topic is important to libraries...

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    How Pie and Bingo was Born

    This is the first in a new series on WebJunction published in collaboration with the Association for Rural and Small Libraries (ARSL), highlighting innovative programming from member libraries serving small and rural communities. Thanks to our first ...