Turn on a Dime: Changing Your Library on a Limited Budget


In an age of dwindling budgets and rising expectations, librarians must constantly be on the lookout for inexpensive ways to improve their libraries. This three-part interactive workshop will equip librarians with inventive strategies for enhancing their library’s atmosphere at minimal to no cost.

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Responding to a Budget Crisis


Learn how to develop a campaign for your library in a budget crisis from a group that fought for an additional $3.8 million for their library system. Find out how to work with the media, get publicity, find creative ways to campaign, and more.

Emergency Preparedness Webinar


Do you have the attitude of some of the characters in Munchkin County in the current MCR game-Librarians in the Wonderful Land of Ox - that "houses falling from the sky: never will happen to me!"?

Libraries as Drivers of Community Development: Global Edition


Join this webinar to learn about and bring home successful, practical grassroots approaches to library-driven community development from libraries around the world.

Best Small Libraries in America: Vital, Innovative and Thriving

Join this webinar to learn from the most recent winners of Library Journal's annual Best Small Library in America Award, Southern Area Public Library (WV) and Pine River Library (CO).

Library Security


American Libraries Live, a free, streaming video broadcast allows viewers to watch broadcasts about library issues and trends in real time and interact with hosts via a live chat.

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