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The Power of Small: How Rural Libraries Help Their Communities Thrive

8 Mar 2019 8:56 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

This event will take place on Thursday, April 18 from 2:00-3:00PM online.

Free Registration: https://www.webjunction.org/events/webjunction/power-of-small.html

All libraries provide vital services to their communities, but libraries that serve small, rural populations have the potential to go beyond providing information and access--they can inject the vitality that will help their communities thrive. Addressing the challenges faced by rural areas may seem daunting to a library with few staff and limited resources, but any tiny library can find more ways to support the needs of their community by thinking strategically and creating new connections with their stakeholders, patrons, and other library staff. Learn how small library director and 2018 Library Journal Mover & Shaker, Allie Stevens, applied the concept of growth mindsets to set her priorities, use resources and volunteers smartly, and avoid burnout as a solo librarian. Follow her lead to turn your library into a powerhouse for your community.

This WebJunction webinar is presented in collaboration with the Association for Rural & Small Libraries.

Presented by: Allie Stevens, Director, Calhoun County Library & Museum, Hampton, Arkansas

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