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Championing your library

Resources and information to assist public libraries to advocate the positive role their library plays in the community.

Advocacy resources

ALIA - Advocacy and campaigns

ALA - Frontline Advocacy for Public Libraries

Building community assets by Laurie Putnam - The value of a library lies in its ability to develop community assets, says library educator Ken Haycock. And the future of libraries depends on our ability to share that vision with community leaders.

Trends in mobile library services - This presentation was developed by Deb Miles (Executive Manager, Regional Partnerships, SLQ) at the Australasian Mobile Library Network (AMLN) Conference, in Ballarat in August  2016. The presentation includes a rationale for the term mobile library to be inclusive of all forms of outreach to increase access to library services. The mobile library or any outreach service is framed as one of the best marketing and promotional strategies public libraries can use, and the presentation showcases the WELCOME toolkit for community engagement.

Research

Research and initiatives that support innovation and planning within Queensland public libraries.

Simple Engagement Framework

A simple checklist to help guide libraries to plan, develop and evaluate community outreach and engagement strategies.

More information

If you have any comments or wish to contribute, please contact us at RegionalPartnerships@slq.qld.gov.au.

Last updated
22nd August 2016