‘Lobbying’ is Not a Dirty Word

It seems that everyone is talking about the importance of advocating for your library, but what does that necessarily entail? For purposes of this article, I will be referring to advocacy as a [...]

Keys to Managing Your Board(s)

Depending on your view, most public libraries are blessed or cursed with multiple boards. These may include the library, Friends, and foundation boards, and a governing body that provides [...]

10 Strategies for Effective Public Awareness

It seems these days that libraries all too often find themselves battling the incorrect and damaging perception that ‘libraries are just books’ or answering the question of ‘why do we need [...]