We strengthen communities, one library at a time.

Library Strategies Consulting Group is a nonprofit that partners with library organizations nationally and internationally to cultivate their potential so that they can better serve and strengthen their communities.

We believe in libraries.
We get libraries.

We’re a nonprofit too, housed within a library foundation. We understand your mission because it’s our mission. We also understand the unique challenges libraries and library organizations face. We bring this passion and library-focused knowledge and experience and tailor it to achieve your organization’s goals.

We help you serve your community by engaging your community.

We enlist individuals throughout your community to get to know their aspirations and help them understand (and you to articulate) how libraries can help them achieve those goals.

We bring a comprehensive perspective to your project.

Whether you’re looking for fundraising, strategic planning, or other guidance, we approach your project in the context of you: your current capacity, your future goals, and your desired influence on your community.

We turn big ideas into practical results that help you create meaningful change.

We lead national conversations about the future of libraries. More importantly, we’ve developed unique tools and action plans that equip your organization for tomorrow—starting today.

We are your ally.

We connect with your key stakeholders to engage them in your vision, help them adapt to change, and empower them to be advocates, so that your future is sustainable.

We have worked with hundreds of libraries and library organizations both nationally and internationally.

We have decades of combined experience. Learn more how we can put our expertise to work for you.

A consulting group of:

"I am very grateful to Library Strategies for connecting us with a pair of consultants who spent time understanding our organization and giving us solid advice for moving forward. My experience with Library Strategies was outstanding."

Carla Powers
Duluth Public Library

"They know the issues and trends facing libraries and friends/foundation, and they have 'been there, done that'."

Jennifer Bingaman
Grosse Pointe Library Foundation

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