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Build Partnerships & Engage Your Community: Creative Partnership Ideas

This workshop guide explores creative approaches to library community engagement. #communityengagement #librariestransform

Creative Community Partnerships Brainstorming Activity

Learn about creative approaches to building community partnerships identified by attendees at six Massachusetts Library System continuing education workshops in the spring of 2017. Attendees were asked to come up with 6-8 responses in 5 minutes to the following question.

What are some creative and innovative library community partnerships? 

Following brainstorming, attendees sorted the responses into the following categories:

  • WOW (innovative, breakthrough ideas that can be implemented)

  • NOW (current, easy-to-implement, existing ideas)

  • HOW (ideas for the future/dreams or challenges)

Creative Community Partnership Brainstorming Responses