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52 Fresh Blog Ideas for a Full Year of Content

By Kim Horton | November 1, 2018 |

The idea of starting a blog can be intimidating. Some people fear that writing just takes too much…

Online Resources Every Library Should Consult

By Kim Horton | October 25, 2018 |

As any library director or system administrator will tell you, keeping a public library running entails a bewildering…

Trends Shaping Today’s Libraries (Part 4)

By Kim Horton | June 26, 2018 |

(Read our Part 1 of our Library Trends Series!) (Read our Part 2 of our Library Trends Series!)…

10 Quick Tips for Energizing Your Annual Campaign

By Kim Horton | June 18, 2018 |

The annual fall campaign remains the cornerstone on which strong fundraising efforts are built. Yet, sending out more…

The Next Wave of Corporate Support

By Kim Horton | June 2, 2018 |

Corporations and businesses can be great supporters and contributors to your Library and fundraising efforts. Today, corporate giving…

We’ll be at PLA, Let’s Chat!

By Kim Horton | March 9, 2018 |

If you’re attending PLA this month, make sure to let us know! Library Strategies Director, Stu Wilson, and…