Libraries Transforming Communities

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Get started with the free e-course, "Libraries Transforming Communities: Facilitation Skills for Small and Rural Libraries."

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Learn basic facilitation skills with ALA's free guide, "Leading Conversations in Small and Rural Libraries."

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In 2020 and 2021, ALA is distributing nearly $2 million for library-led community engagement projects in small and rural communities.

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Dialogue and deliberation approaches for public libraries serving large or urban communities.

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Dialogue and deliberation approaches for public libraries serving small, mid-sized or rural communities.

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Dialogue and deliberation approaches for academic libraries.