Library Strategies’ consulting services help you maximize your current assets and invest in change that will launch your library into the future. Consulting projects come in all sizes – from Friends & Foundation training to strategic planning processes. Every consulting service we provide is uniquely designed to fit your needs no matter the scope of your project.
We work with you to you engage the community so that you can better prioritize services and activities, build innovation in your system, and use your resources wisely in response to rapidly changing needs and budget challenges. If facilities are part of your planning, we can help you make important decisions about spaces to best serve your customers. Learn more.
We help libraries and library support organizations build a culture that embraces fundraising and philanthropy. We can help you boost annual giving, explore the feasibility of a capital campaign, launch an advocacy effort, or make your friends/foundation more effective. We instill understanding of the vital connection between philanthropic investment and data that prove your value, relevancy and impact. We also help you develop and communicate your value proposition to advocate for greater support. Learn more.
We share your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. As we seek to improve our own organization, we can share our resources, recommendations and referrals for consulting partners who can help you explore systemic racism, engage communities of color, and develop anti-racist practices.