Outreach Strategies

A Step by Step Guide to ‘Turning Outward’ in Your Community
PDF: American Library Association

This ALA workbook is a 74 page guide to planning a more outward focus on your community.

Website: WebJunction
Portal page to self-paced courses and webinars on outreach – the latest offerings are at the top of the page.

The Hardwood Institute
Website: The Harwood Institute
The Harwood Institute provides training on community-focused strategies.

From Project to Branch Integration and Sustainability: Community-Led Work at Halifax Public Libraries, April 2013
Article: Public Libraries Online
Kenneth Williment, Tracy Jones-Grant, and Denise Somers describe how they approached the project, cultivated staff and community engagement, and shared their apprehensions about the project and its impact.  References are included for more information.