An estimated thirteen million people in the U.S. are not served by a public library. This presents opportunities for creating new libraries. Involving complex, time-consuming, and expensive decisions, the prospect of starting a library without the right direction seems overwhelming. The Public Library Start-Up Guide provides a framework for success - from looking at the big strategic picture to picking the furniture. the practical issues for library professionals as well as nonlibrarians who need to know where to start. ...

Public Library Start-Up Guide 2003, American Library Association, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780838908662

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