BECAUSE

BECAUSE
TRANSFORMATION IS
ESSENTIAL TO THE
COMMUNITIES WE
SERVE.

 

THE LIBRARIES TRANSFORM CAMPAIGN

Designed to increase public awareness of the value, impact and services provided by libraries and library professionals, the Libraries Transform campaign will ensure there is one clear, energetic voice for our profession. Showcasing the transformative nature of today’s libraries and elevating the critical role libraries play in the digital age.

Libraries Transform campaign overview

 


 

Badge: Libraries Transform, I'm an expert in [fill in the blank]Expert in the Library

As we head into year two, the Libraries Transform campaign continues to focus on libraries turning outward and engaging their communities, but it is also turning inward by emphasizing the “expert in the library.”  A new initiative by American Library Association President Julie Todaro aims at getting libraries to shine a light on their bushel basket – to put the daily transformative work they do front and center before the public.

Todaro said the public doesn’t always understand or appreciate librarians. In fact, the public often takes them for granted.  Read the full story.

 


 

Libraries Transform
See how public libraries open possibility and transform our communities
through Education, Employment, Entrepreneurship, Empowerment, and Engagement.

 

The ways in which libraries transform are as nuanced and varied as the people they serve. Physical transformations are easy to spot. Transformations in service and scope can be less apparent, but are ever changing. This video is the first of many sharable tools created to spark conversation on the transformed library and library professional.

 

WHY LIBRARIES ARE TRANSFORMING