Strategic Library Partnerships

Free Webinar to Highlight Successful Partnerships Between Libraries, Government, and Businesses

“Strategic Library Partnerships,” a free webinar presented as part of ALA President Barbara Stripling’s “Libraries Change Lives” initiative, will focus on successful partnerships between library types and local government, business communities, community groups, and more. Attendees will learn how successful partnerships help libraries of all types further their mission, expand their reach, increase their impact, and reach their goals. The webinar takes place Monday, March 24, 2014, from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m CST.

Registration is mandatory, and limited to the first 100 participants who arrive in the virtual room. Visit the Adobe Connect event page to sign up today:

This webinar is presented by the ALA Office for Library Advocacy and co-sponsored by Stripling’s Presidential Advisory Committee, the American Association of School Librarians (AASL), the Public Library Association (PLA), and the ALA Chapter Relations Committee (CRC). For more information about this series or for questions about registration, please contact the ALA Office for Library Advocacy at

These webinars are part of Stripling’s Libraries Change Lives Webinar Series. For information on these webinars, or for speaking opportunities, please contact Sue Considine, Fayetteville Free Library, at

Nationally recognized speakers include:

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich, Coordinator for Library Sustainability, Mid-Hudson Library System (NY)

Sue Kowalski, Librarian, Pine Grove Middle School (NY) and Teacher Librarian Leadership AwardRecipient

Tammy Westergard, Deputy Director, Carson City Library (NV)