April 16, 2014

DIY One Book at Sacramento PL | One Cool Thing

POE-TRY Top: Sacramento PL’s custom-printed anthology. Bottom: Bus shelter advertising helped the library reach a new audience

Lots of libraries run a One Book, One Community communitywide reading program. But we only know of one that published the book itself: ­Sacramento Public Library, CA. The library didn’t just promote One Book to its core audience of already-active patrons; it reached out with some very unconventional, award-winning marketing.

Powerful Partnerships: Introduction and Best Practices | Library by Design

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Marriage. That’s how many librarians describe collaborative efforts with other organizations to fund and construct new library buildings, including joint-use facilities, to serve their communities.