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Embedding Your Public Library as a Community Anchor

A status report and idea eBook of how libraries have been able to further themselves as community anchors and how you can do the same.

About this eBook

What are successful libraries doing to embed themselves in their communities? How do you compare? What can you learn?

To ensure your effectiveness as a community anchor, becoming a cultural hub and delivering experiences is proving crucial. From creating workspaces and becoming a center for the arts to highlighting special collections and serving as a “People’s University,there are a variety of creative ideas to glean.

Inside this 40-page eBook are industry resources, library spotlights, and novel suggestions for how your library can fully embed itself as the center of your community.

Here’s what you can expect: 

  • Industry trends and tips for securing your library as a go-to resource for every member of your community.
  • 40 additional links to further your own research and brainstorming.
  • 35+ examples of obtainable goals and inventive programs to try for yourself.
  • 6 comprehensive sections with specific community insights, industry voices, and more to launch your own creative ideas.

What can you do to secure your library as a community anchor? Get your copy of “Embedding Your Public Library as a Community Anchor” from SirsiDynix.

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