Services

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.

STRATEGIC PLANNING
Rapid Results Planning®
We use our innovative Rapid Results Planning® process to design and facilitate strategic planning processes that meet your library and community’s changing needs.
FUNDRAISING
Identify New Revenue Streams
Creating a practical, achievable Development Plan for raising private funds to support your library.
ACADEMIC LIBRARY SERVICES
Experienced Academic Library Professionals
Assisting academic libraries in strategic planning, organizational development, executive searches, and space planning.
FEASIBILITY STUDY
Preparing For A Capital Campaign
Creating a feasible campaign goal, identifying lead donors, and designing the optimal case for support.
CAPITAL CAMPAIGN
Raising Private & Public Funds
Providing counsel and support for all aspects of conducting a successful capital campaign from start to finish.
FRIENDS & FOUNDATIONS
Building Stronger Support
Clarifying the roles and responsibilities of your Friends and Foundation.
STRATEGIC PLANNING TRAINING
RRP Train the Trainer Program
Training state library, regional library, and library organization staff to become experts on our unique Rapid Results Planning® strategic planning process.
FOUNDATION IN A BOX
Jump Start Your Foundation
Providing intensive support for foundations working to build - or expand - their capacity to provide support for their library.
EXECUTIVE SEARCH
Recruiting New Leadership
From job description to hiring negotiations, our consultants take the stress out of finding your next great leader.
BOARD DEVELOPMENT
Creating Effective Leaders
Helping you prepare your Board for being effective leaders and spokespeople for your library in the community.
FACILITIES PLANNING
Maximizing Your Space
Providing guidance, recommendations, and implementation steps to help maximize your space and improve flexibility.
CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
Fundraising Evaluation
A 360 degree evaluation of a support organization’s readiness and ability to do comprehensive fundraising.
STAFFING
Efficiency & Effectiveness
Improving customer service and library productivity through a well-trained, well-coordinated, and well-motivated staff.
ADVOCACY TRAINING
Sustainable Public Funding
Training your Board and staff to understand and be prepared to advocate for sustainable public funding.
PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
Design and Build Programs
Conceptualizing, designing, and building programs from scratch to managing and running existing programs to supporting the work of library organizations.
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