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The Punxsutawney Memorial Library is one of 15 selected to participate in the Small Libraries Create Smart Spaces project.  Learn more on WebJunction! ...

WebJunction, in cooperation with the Association of Rural and Small Libraries (ARSL), is offering a webinar on December 1. The webinar  will outline the steps of an engaged planning process, to align library capabilities with community needs and aspirations. Once you understand...

Are you always thinking about new ways to engage your community with your library’s services? A big-picture thinker who can also manage minute details and get people excited about long-term projects? Looking for an opportunity to reinvigorate your library space to support...

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        Agenda for October 2016 Session of ILEAD USA Agenda for the Final Product Reveal on Thursday, October 6, 2016 Learn about the teams and their community problem! Check out more on the ILEAD USA page of POWER Library! Streaming video sessions Bios of the...

Webinar with Tips! WebJunction recently held a webinar: Know thy Community: Tips for Rural Library Directors. Jennifer Pearson shared her experience and advice for rural library directors. If you’re a new director, or thinking about becoming one, Jennifer’s tips can help you...

On August 11, Jennifer Pearson, Director, Marshall County Memorial Library (TN) shares Ten Practical Tips for the New Rural Library Director. Your job description as a library director may not cover some of the unique challenges and opportunities that come with serving a small or...

Are you receiving the Center for Rural Pennsylvania newsletter? The Center promotes Pennsylvania’s rural and small communities.  It collects data on trends and publishes information and research to educate audiences about the diverse people and communities of rural Pennsylvania....

Now through August 1st, small rural and tribal library staff can apply to be a part of a cohort of learners and do-ers who will create college and career readiness (CCR) services for the middle schoolers in their community. Successful applicants will receive a wide variety of support,...

The East Berlin Community Library has been selected for the EBSCO Excellence in Small and/or Rural Library Service Award, which honors a public library that demonstrates excellence in service to a community of 10,000 people or fewer.  Learn more. ...

February 15 is the deadline for public libraries that serve rural areas to apply for STEM grants of $3500.  One hundred and ten libraries will be selected.  Learn more here. ...