Transforming Library Space for Community Engagement
Transforming library spaces for engagement plus resources.
The Engaged Library: Chicago Stories of Community Building
PDF: Urban Library Council
This article provides examples of building engagement and also a toolkit for other libraries to use in planning.
Social Software in Libraries: Building Collaboration, Communication, and Community Online
Book: Information Today, Inc.
Meredith Farkas provides many ways to engage your community online:
Transforming Libraries, Building Communities: The Community-Centered Library
Book: Scarecrow Press
Julie Biando Edwards, Melissa S. Robinson, and Kelley Rae Unger provide ideas of how to create a more community oriented library as well as libraries as centers for your civic action, sustainability, diverse populations, arts, and more.
Community Centered: 23 Reasons Why Your Library is the Most Important Place in Town
Article: Public Library Online
Julie Biando Edwards, Melissa S. Rauseo, and Kelley Rae Unger provides many libraries that are actively playing different roles in their communities for reference as well as additional resources.