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Building Better Libraries with The Idaho Commission for Libraries

By Wendy Werdin | October 23, 2023 |

Library Strategies is excited to share our newest partnership with you! The Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL), the…

Introducing Richmond Kinney

By Wendy Werdin | August 23, 2023 |

Hello everyone! I am the newest member of the Libraries Strategies staff and want to take this opportunity…

All About Library Boards with Lynda Reynolds

By Wendy Werdin | June 29, 2023 |

This month we’re continuing our exploration of trustee boards with Lynda Reynolds, the Public Library Management Consultant at…

The Foundation Board – More Than Your Cheerleader, Governing Body, or VIP.

By Wendy Werdin | April 27, 2023 |

While each of our consultants brings their unique lens to projects, Library Strategies’ perspective is informed by some…

Capital Campaigns – Set Boundaries, Maintain Connections & Keep It Simple

By Wendy Werdin | January 25, 2023 |

As a writer of this blog, I have never been coy about my lack of understanding of the…

Chatting Fundraisers with The Duluth Public Library Foundation

By Wendy Werdin | December 19, 2022 |

Library Strategies believes it is important to listen to the wisdom of our colleagues in the community, as…