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Libraries & communities

Libraries & communities

creating excellent libraries : a statewide vision for Washington libraries, 2008-2012

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Published by The Library in [Tumwater, Wash.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries -- Washington (State) -- Planning,
  • Public services (Libraries) -- Washington (State) -- Planning

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCreating excellent libraries., Libraries and communities.
    Statementprepared for the Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Library by Consensus.
    ContributionsWashington (State). Office of the Secretary of State., Consensus (Kansas City, Mo.), Washington State Library., Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35 p. :
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15982669M
    OCLC/WorldCa162552588

      The Pilcrow Foundation, a national non-profit public charity, provides a 2-to-1 match to rural public libraries that receive a grant through its Children’s Book Project and contribute $$ through a local sponsors for the purchase of up to $ worth (at retail value) of new, quality, hardcover children’s : Ala Library. Book-To-Action is like many community reads programs. Libraries win a grant to receive copies of the book to give to their community. They hold events like author events and book discussions around the title. The unique thing about this program is that the book selection and programming are built around a community service project.

    The Texas Book Festival awards grants to support collection enhancement for Texas public libraries. This funding enables libraries to share the diversity and breadth of literature with their entire communities. Funding comes from book sales at the Texas Book Festival and other generous donors. A committee of the American Library Association with the charge "[t]o review issues and challenges facing rural, native and tribal libraries of all kinds; to collaborate with other ALA units addressing the needs of rural communities; and to serve as an advocate for and partner with libraries serving rural, tribal and native populations.".

    Little Free Library book exchanges are an excellent vehicle for areas without easy access to books. Through the Impact Library Program, we provide no-cost Little Free Library book exchanges to communities where books are scarce. We’ve provided more than 1, libraries (and counting!) through this program. Since our inception in , Link to Libraries has put over , new books into the hands and homes of school children, the vast majority of whom have never previously owned a book. While we are proud to have touched the lives of so many, we are challenged by the ever-increasing need in our communities.


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