Partner Success Stories
We would love to hear about your Sister Library partnership! Use the “Submit your story or partnership” form below to send us your story or your basic partnership information, and we'll add it to our listing of Partner Success Stories.
If you prefer email, please include the following information and send it to email@example.com:
- Names of libraries
- Primary contact person
- Web site (if available)
- Brief description of the partnership.
(Pictures are also welcome!)
Learn about successful partnerships between Sister Libraries in the U.S.A. and around the world!
Diane Hunt Braybrook, a retired librarian at Helen Morgan School in Sparta, New Jersey, and Bronwyn Smith, a retired librarian from Cobar Shire Library, Cobar, New South Wales, Australia, meet in Hawaii in May 2017. Read more… [anchor/hyperlink]
The three-year partnership between the American Library Association (ALA) and Bibliothek und Information Deutschland (BID) kicked off at the 6th Library Congress in Leipzig, Germany, March 14–17, 2016. Read more: https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/2016/09/23/ala-germany-unite/
Downing, the Library Events Coordinator at the Burnside Library in South Australia and Dubois, the Outreach Librarian at the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library in Ohio met on a cruise ship in the Mediterranean in 2010. It didn’t take long to discover that both were librarians, and both had a passion for library programming. After much discussion, they decided it would be a great idea to become sister libraries.
Read more about the partnership.
Maya Tarasova, a librarian in Ukraine, had a wonderful experience of visiting Corvallis Public Library Oregon in April 2009. She describes her trip in Two Sister Cities, One World: An International Visitor to Corvallis and Oregon Library Association (PDF).
Watch her video on YouTube.
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