Know & Go: Cultivating Community Partnerships

Course Description
Course Type: 

Libraries are in a prime position to facilitate relationships throughout their communities, whether by partnering with local businesses and schools, engaging city departments, or collaborating with other libraries and librarians. This course will identify potential community partnerships, explore ways to develop and promote these relationships inside and outside the library, and teach you how to best engage staff in the development of community partnerships.

Learning Objectives: 
  • Define target areas to reach in the community
  • Identify potential community partners to build and promote library services
  • Develop tactics and strategies to help foster partnership and support
  • Identify tools to promote and expand community partnerships
  • Assess the effectiveness of ongoing community partnerships
Target Audience: 
This course is intended for all library types.


Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements: 

It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

Session Duration: 
This course consists of a 1-hour session.
Megan Bryant -
Continuing Education Credit
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Scheduled Dates