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Help spread the word

Join the Libraries Transform campaign today! You'll get access to downloadable marketing materials, helpful tips for using the Libraries Transform campaign locally, and updates about the campaign from the American Library Association. Sign up today.

What can you do to help spread the word about the important role of libraries in people’s lives? Here are a few ways to get started.

  1. Visit your local library
  2. Learn more about Libraries Transform by reading our Year One Report!
  3. Follow I Love Libraries on Facebook orTwitter. The official hashtag of the campaign is #librariestransform.
  4. Share your favorite Because Statement on social media, or write your own!
  5. Has the library transformed your life? Share your story.
  6. Check out a map of participating libraries.
  7. Display a Libraries Transform banner on your blog.
  8. Library professionals and library advocates can visit the Libraries Transform Toolkit.

 

Support your local library


 

Public, school, academic and special libraries need your support to survive. Find out how you can help yours.

Visit your library.  Follow your library on social media. Volunteer if you can. Join your library’s Friends group.  If your library doesn’t have a Friends group, talk to your librarian about how you can start one or get involved. Visit ilovelibraries.org to learn more.

Libraries Transform Year One Report


 

#LibrariesTransform on Twitter and Instagram


 

 

Share your story


 

Do you have a story about how your library is transforming to meet the needs of your community?
Has the library transformed your life in some way?

 

TELL US YOUR STORY

 

Map of participating libraries


 

If you think your library should be added or removed from this map, send us an email. Last updated December 18, 2016.

 

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Learn more


 

Visit the Real Stories page to learn more about how today’s libraries are transforming and the critical role they play in the digital age.

Aspen Institute Dialogue on Public Libraries

Watch and share the Dialogue’s inspiring video that highlights the ways in which public libraries are transforming communities through the strategic use of their people, place and platform assets. 
Read the report: Rising to the Challenge: Re-Envisioning Public Libraries and learn more at www.aspeninstitute.org.