Don’t think it can happen to your small town library?
Don’t be so sure!
Libraries must be prepared because closure sometimes comes without notice. Library funding has been cut drastically within the last four years according to the ALA.
So what can you do if your library does close? The town of
Think out side the box!
How might we prevent this?
- Develop a “Friends of the Library” committee
- Pay attention to the children programming and have your cameras ready.
- Stay involved politically but stay neutral
- Establish relationships with the community
- As a librarian do not take what happens personally...it is not about the library but about money