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The Harwood Institute and ALA Launch Program to Help Libraries Tackle Community Issues

The Harwood Institute and ALA Launch Program to Help Libraries Tackle Community Issues | innovative libraries | Scoop.it

The Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, in collaboration with the American Library Association, is launching a year-long program to help libraries nationwide increase their role as centers for public innovation and change.Library leaders will learn new approaches to expand their libraries’ roles; strengthen libraries as gathering places for diverse groups of people to work collaboratively to identify and tackle challenges in their communities; and help library leaders discover how best to harness funding and other resources to better serve the public.

 

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A New Center for the Future of Libraries | American Libraries Magazine

A New Center for the Future of Libraries | American Libraries Magazine | innovative libraries | Scoop.it

The Institute of Museum and Library Services has awarded the American Library Association a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program grant to establish a Center for the Future of Libraries. Its goal is to provide library planners and community leaders with information resources and tools that will help them better understand the trends reshaping their libraries and communities and help them incorporate foresight into their planning processes.

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