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The Massachusetts Library System's Community Engagement Blog features creative ways librarians are connecting with their communities. Get ready for some outstanding stories of how librarians are making their communities better places to live, work, study, and play. Do you have an interesting community partnership that you would like to share with your Massachusetts colleagues? We would love to feature your success in the MLS Community Engagement blog.
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From the MLS Professional Collection
Librarians As Community Partners by
Publication Date: 2009-11-01
Including 64 focused snapshots of outreach in action, this resource reflects the creative solutions of librarians searching for new and innovative ways to build programs that meet customer needs while expanding the librarys scope into the community.
A Place at the Table by
Publication Date: 2000-01-01
This volume challenges librarians to demand a place at the community planning and development table. Describing the experiences and insights of librarians who have blazed trails of community involvement, it outlines practical ways to become involved in policy-making.
Inside, Outside, and Online by
Publication Date: 2009-05-01
Library Partnerships by
Publication Date: 2009-02-01
Connecting to share ideas, resources, and programs offers school and public libraries an exciting means of achieving their own goals as well as those of the community at large. In this timely guide, young adult library consultant Tasha Squires delves into the many possible avenues for partnership, from summer reading programs to book talks to resource sharing and more.