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  1. Community relationships

    Leave this field blank The traditional library was a passive provider, reacting to community needs, expecting the user to come into the facility. The new library actively seeks to ascertain how the it can support the community's formal or aspirationa ...

    RGERBER - 05/31/2013 - 11:30 - 1fkq30

  2. Implementing "Choose Civility," a Community-wide Campaign

    On-Demand Multiple Howard County (Md.) Library System (HCLS) CEO Valerie J. Gross details Choose Civility, an ongoing community-wide initiative that aims to enhance respect, empathy, consideration, and tolerance in Howard County. Nearly 100 Howard County ...

    SHOFMANN - 05/20/2015 - 13:13 - rb0cnm

  3. Building Community: Online Tools for Spanish Speakers

    On-Demand Multiple The library can be an important center of community for Latino immigrants. This on-demand webinar helps you maximize the potential of your library to connect with and provide services for Spanish-speaking patrons. Instructor Loida Garci ...

    admin - 05/21/2015 - 16:41 - rb0cnm

  4. Every Voice Makes a Difference: Frontline Advocates

    Frontline library advocates work at all levels in all types of libraries—public, academic, school and special—and are the internal/external face and voice of the library. They can tell the library’s story and deliver the library’s message at their comfort ...

    JFALCON - 04/01/2015 - 16:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  5. PLA Service Response Workbook: Connect to the Online World: Public Internet Access

    Residents will have high-speed access to the digital world with no unnecessary restrictions or fees to ensure that everyone can take advantage of the ever-growing resources and services available through the Internet. Is helping residents in your communit ...

    admin - 08/28/2014 - 09:54 - rb0cnm

  6. Custom Library Book Bikes Roll Out Across US

    Libraries from Cleveland to Seattle have adopted special bike programs to carry books and services around town with old-fashioned pedal power By Chris Francis In Cleveland Heights, Ohio, where winter temperatures reached a record low of –11°F the first we ...

    ssinharoy - 08/13/2014 - 11:13 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Kindergartners Go to College

    By Beverly Goldberg Kindergartners get a Sneetches  storytime at Fullerton College Library from Acquisitions Librarian Monique Delatte Starkey (left) and Library Assistant Betsy Murray. The children were among 1,800 who came to the campus’s 19th annual Ki ...

    bgoldberg - 07/11/2014 - 12:55 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. A New Way of Looking at Public Library Engagement in America

    Gaining insight into how libraries fit within American culture By Kathryn Zickuhr and Lee Rainie The Pew Research Center’s Internet Project has intensively studied the changing world of public libraries for the last three years. The first stage of our res ...

    ssinharoy - 06/10/2014 - 10:48 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Rallying Your Community: Mobilizing the Grassroots

    n a difficult economy, the citizen voice is more important than ever. Learn how two community organizations, the Sustainable Library Citizens Coalition of Indianapolis-Marion County (Ind.) Public Library and Urban Librarians Unite of New York City, have u ...

    JFALCON - 05/03/2013 - 09:21 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  10. Passing the Community Engagement Baton

    “Passing the Community Engagement Baton: A Conversation with ALA President Molly Raphael and ALA President-elect Maureen Sullivan,” hosted by ALA 2013-2014 ALA President Barbara Stripling, features an unprecedented conversation among ALA leadership, focus ...

    JFALCON - 04/03/2013 - 10:35 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

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