The Aspen Institute, an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington DC, recently published “Rising to the Challenge: Re-Envisioning Public Libraries” a report detailing some strategies for public library success. In it they also give action steps for Library Leaders, Policymakers, and the Community.
View the entire 4 page report here: http://csreports.aspeninstitute.org/documents/Strategies_for_Success.pdf
Everyone has a stake in the healthy, engaged community that the public library helps to sustain. There are specific steps that individuals and organizations can take to set their communities and libraries on a path to success in the 21st century knowledge society.