February 23, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Updated: Utah Legislature to Vote on $1,050,00K Increase for School Libraries

Following school library lobbyist Sharyl Smith’s year-plus effort in Utah, with the help of Parents Advocating Libraries in Schools, the Utah legislature has allocated an additional $500,000 to school libraries, pending a final vote on the state’s overall budget this week.

Jacksonville (FL) Public Library’s Collaborations Are a Win-Win for Students, Library, and Community

Humor can be a powerful tool when it comes to encouraging children to read. Read on to learn about Jacksonville (FL) Public Library’s outreach activities that are putting smiles on a lot of faces.

Be the Change: Raise the Bar with Effective Collaborations

Thursday, May 16, 2013, 6:00 – 7:00 PM ET Get the big picture and nitty gritty on what you need to about how to pull off collaborations that work–with peers, principals, public libraries, parents, and others—using partnerships as well as technology to turn gaps into opportunities for learning and leadership.Archive now available!!

Libraries with No Bounds: How Limitless Libraries transformed Nashville Public Schools’ libraries

An ambitious partnership between Nashville Public Library (NPL) and Metro Nashville Schools has resulted in a successful program called Limitless Libraries.

Partners in Success: When school and public librarians join forces, kids win

School library and public library collaborations are making a huge difference in kids’ lives.