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Storm Rhodes is a Library Assistant at the David Cohen Ogontz Library , and a member of Cohort 1 of the Skills for Community-Centered Libraries training. In this post, she shares what she has… continue reading Expanding Legal Literacy in Neighborhood Libraries

By written by Community-Centered Libraries    February 6, 2019    1

You’ve been reading about how libraries are increasingly moving beyond our brick and mortar structures and into the communities we serve, but how, you might ask, does this work reflect back… continue reading Strategic Planning Prioritizes Community Connections

By written by Community-Centered Libraries    January 14, 2019   

The Skills for Community-Centered Libraries initiative – a series of trainings meant to build community engagement capacities among staff – launched on October 2, so it’s a good… continue reading Defining Community Engagement and Outreach

By written by Community-Centered Libraries    October 11, 2018   

“We are the leaders we have been waiting for.” Grace Lee Boggs, Philosopher and Activist   The Free Library of Philadelphia is full of leaders, and so are the neighborhoods in… continue reading The Leaders We Have Been Waiting For

By written by Community-Centered Libraries    July 6, 2018   

The Aspen Institute’s influential report, Rising to the Challenge: Re-Envisioning Public Libraries , predicts that in the coming years, the most successful public libraries will be the ones… continue reading New Training on Community-Centered Libraries Starts in October

By written by Community-Centered Libraries    May 2, 2018    2