May 17, 2013
Innovative thinking for Libraries

Here at Indiana Humanities, we like to think that libraries are not a thing of the past, but, rather, a driving force of the future. We even have our own lending library program, Novel Conversations.  In today’s world of e-readers and endless entertainment options, keeping libraries thriving definitely takes some innovative thinking, though. Good thing we stumbled across this post from Project for Public Spaces on “How to Make Your Library Great!” Read on for more…

 

“How to Make Your Library Great

To succeed today, libraries must master many different roles–some traditionally associated with libraries, some not. Their new, multi-faceted missions must be supported with great design, strong amenities, and popular programs. That’s a lot to juggle, but when everything works together, libraries become places that anchor community life and bring people together. To help libraries fulfill their potential as neighborhood institutions, PPS offers the following strategies as a roadmap to success….”

For the entire list, click here: http://www.pps.org/reference/libraryattributes/

In April and May, Indiana Humanities is exploring the topic of “innovation,” as part of its Spirit of Competition theme. 

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