Building Engagement

Webinar iconTransforming Library Space for Community Engagement
Webinar: Webjunction
https://www.webjunction.org/events/webjunction/transforming-library-space-for-community-engagement.html
Transforming library spaces for engagement plus resources.


PDF iconThe Engaged Library: Chicago Stories of Community Building
PDF: Urban Library Council
http://www.abcdinstitute.org/docs/ULCReport.pdf
This article provides examples of building engagement and also a toolkit for other libraries to use in planning. 


Book iconSocial Software in Libraries: Building Collaboration, Communication, and Community Online
Book: Information Today, Inc.
http://books.infotoday.com/books/SocialSoftwareInLibraries.shtml
Meredith Farkas provides many ways to engage your community online:


Book iconTransforming Libraries, Building Communities: The Community-Centered Library
Book: Scarecrow Press
https://rowman.com/ISBN/9780810891814
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.


Article iconCommunity Centered: 23 Reasons Why Your Library is the Most Important Place in Town
Article: Public Library Online
http://publiclibrariesonline.org/2013/04/community-centered-23-reasons-why-your-library-is-the-most-important-place-in-town/
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.