Librarians Build Communities

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Our Story

After Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans, some dedicated librarians volunteered their time to help rebuild another community.

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To connect librarians with libraries and community organizations in need of skilled volunteers in order to form meaningful volunteer opportunities and to improve awareness of the expertise librarians possess.

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LBC In Action

Building on the success in New Orleans, local groups are harnessing the power of librarians in their own communities

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Get Involved

Have a project that needs librarians? Are you a librarian who wants to share your skills and help out in your own community?

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Latest Blog Post

LBC at ALA 2016

Librarians Build Communities will hold a poster session at ALA this year! ALA Diversity & Outreach Fair Saturday, June 25, 2016 3:00-5:00pm Orange County Convention Center, Room Exhibit Hall - Special Events Area Drop in any time. We'll be recruiting to help plan volunteer events in 2017 at Midwinter (Atlanta, GA) and Annual (Chicago, IL). Read more...