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Small Libraries, . BIG IDEAS. Ka’Lynn Ravel, MLIS600, Oct 2013. ADVOCATING for small Public Libraries . Dempsey,B. (2012, Apr). . American Library Association.(2009). . AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION. RESEARCH INTERPRETATION & APPLICATION. ADVOCACY EVENTS. “OUR AUTHORS

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Small libraries

Small Libraries,

BIG IDEAS

Ka’Lynn Ravel, MLIS600, Oct 2013


ADVOCATING

for small Public Libraries

Dempsey,B. (2012, Apr).

American Library Association.(2009).


American library association
AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION

RESEARCH

INTERPRETATION & APPLICATION

ADVOCACY EVENTS

“OUR AUTHORS

OUR ADVOCATES” PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

COALITION BUILDING

PROMOTE VALUE

American Library Association.(2011).


Americans go to school, public and academic libraries three times more often than they go to the movies.

American Library Association Office for Research and Statistics. (2012)


There are more public libraries than mcdonalds in the u s
There are more public libraries than McDonalds in the U.S.

American Library Association Office for Research and Statistics. (2012)

Photo of McDonald’s (nd). Map Image (nd).


Americans spend nearly three times as much on candy as they do on public libraries
Americans spend nearly three times as much on candy as they do on public libraries.

American Library Association Office for Research and Statistics. (2012)


Critiquing advocacy research findings
Critiquing Advocacy Research Findings do on public libraries.

Critically Examine the Statistics

Use the research findings more effectively

Present the data in a simple, clear way

Interpretability is of greatest importance

Improve the Quality of Library Advocacy

(Lyons, 2009)


Case in point
CASE IN POINT do on public libraries.

JAMESTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY

SAVE

ME!!!

Cyrus, J. (2013, Sep 30)

Photo of Jamestown Public Library . (2013).


Jamestown public school
Jamestown Public School do on public libraries.

  • 1985 Alumni advocate to save the building.

  • 1986 Ownership transfers Fundraising & Renovation

  • 1988 Jamestown

  • Library opens

  • Built in 1915.

  • First Accredited rural High School in North Carolina

  • Vacant 7 years

Jamestown Public Library

Jamestown Public Library (2013)

Photo of Jamestown Public Library . (2013).


Build public will
Build Public Will do on public libraries.

Friedenwald-Fishman,E. & Dellinger, LKL. (2006, Feb).


Jamestown public library
Jamestown Public Library do on public libraries.

FRAME THE PROBLEM

“Proposed Guilford County budget slashes library’s funds…again.”

Overman, O. (2013, May 28),

“We advocate for support year round.” Cyrus,J. Director Jamestown Library (2013, Sep. 30).

Jamestown News. (2013). Photo

Friedenwald-Fishman,E. & Dellinger, LKL. (2006, Feb).


Jamestown public library1
Jamestown Public Library do on public libraries.

BUILD AWARENESS

“Connect through the values” of the community.

Deeper involvement with the audience creates credibility, perspective and trust.

MARKETING

OF PROGRAMS, COLLECTIONS, SERVICES, ACTIVITIES

Friedenwald-Fishman,E. & Dellinger, LKL. (2006, Feb).


The goal is to demonstrate that the library is vital to the community
The goal is to demonstrate that the library is vital to the community.

HUB of Activity

Cyrus, J. (2013, Sep 30)


Jamestown public library2
JAMESTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY community.

OLD JAMESTOWN SCHOOL ASSOCIATION

Dennis,N.B. Photo (2013)

Jamestown News.(2013).

Brooks,C.(2013)

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY

Dennis,N.B. Photo (2013)

Cyrus, J. (2013, Sep 30)


Jamestown public library3
Jamestown Public Library community.

SHARE

INFORMATION

JAMIE CYRUS

AND HER TEAM USED

MEDIA,

GRASSROOT EFFORTS &

JPL’S ADVOCATE GROUPS.

THEY ARE ASKING

WHAT CAN I DO?

INFORM THEM

of the SOLUTION.

JPL’s efforts resulted in 15 supporters at County Commissioners meeting.

Cyrus, J. (2013, Sep 30)

Friedenwald-Fishman,E. & Dellinger, LKL. (2006, Feb).


Jamestown public library4
Jamestown Public Library community.

CREATE

PERSONAL CONVICTION

Critical stage of personal commitment based on what they value.

Call to action. Time for your audience to use their circle of influence.

JPL had five representatives stand up and address the commissioners at the public meeting.

Cyrus, J. (2013, Sep 30)

Friedenwald-Fishman,E. & Dellinger, LKL. (2006, Feb).


Jamestown public library5
JAMESTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY community.

EVALUATE & REINFORCE

SECURING THE BUDGET FOR 2013/14 WAS A WIN FOR JPL!!

“Library Funding Restored by County Commissioners.”

(Jamestown News ,2013, June 25)

NEW IDEAS

COLLABORATION

KEEP THE AUDIENCE EDGAGED

WHAT CAN WE DO BETTER NEXT YEAR?

Berry, J.N. III. (2012, June 25)

Friedenwald-Fishman,E. & Dellinger, LKL. (2006, Feb).


Sources
Sources community.

American Library Association. (2009). United for Libraries: An Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations. Retrieved from URL- www.ala.org/united/about

American Library Association.(2011). American Libraries: The State of America’s Libraries. The Magazine of the American Library Association (Special Edition). Retrieved from URL- www.ala.org

American Library Association Office for Research and Statistics. (2012). Quotable Facts About America’s Libraries 2012. Retrieved from Publisher’s home page. URL-http://www.ala.org/offices/sites/ala.org.offices/files/content/QuotableFacts.2012_0.pdf

Berry, J.N. III.(2012, Feb).Transformed by team. Library Journal. pp 20-23. Retrieved from Publisher’s homepage. URL-http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2012/01/managing-libraries/best-small-library-in-america-2012-the-independence-public-library-ks/


Sources1
Sources community.

Cyrus, J. (2013, Sep 30). Director of Jamestown Public Library. Personal interview.

Dempsey,B. (2012, Apr). Library Referenda 2011: Voters Keep the Doors Open. Library Journal. Retrieved from Publisher’s homepage. URL- http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2012/04/funding/voters-keep-the-doors-open-library-referenda-2011/

Friedenwald-Fishman,E. & Dellinger, LKL. (2006, Feb). Library Journal. (03630277, 2/1/2006, Vol. 131, Issue 2). Building Public Will: A Five Phase Strategy goes Beyond Marketing to Foster Ongoing Community Support for Libraries. Retrieved at Publisher’s homepage URL- http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2006/02/ljarchives/building-public-will/

Jamestown Public Library (2013): Accomplishments of Old Jamestown School Association. Retrieved from URL - http://jamestownpubliclibrary.com/documents/OJSJtrifoldremake2013.pdf

Lyons, R.(2009). Critiquing Advocacy Research Findings: An Illustration from the OCLC Quarterly. 28:3. Retreived from doi: 10.1080/01616840902892325


Sources2
Sources community.

Montgomery, C. (2013, Aug, 8). Blog Small Libraries, Big Ideas: How Fragile is the Small Library?. Retrieved from URL – http://olcsmalllibraries.wordpress.com/

Overman, O. (2013,May 28). Proposed Guilford County Budget Slashes Library’s Funds…again. Jamestown News. Retrieved from Publisher’s homepage URL -http://www.jamestownnews.com/news/top_stories/article_94ac3cde-c7bb-11e2-9d1e-001a4bcf887a.html

Overman, O. (2013, June 25). Library Funding Restored by County Commissioners. Jamestown News. Retrieved from Publisher’s homepage URL -http://www.jamestownnews.com/news/top_stories/article_283cdce8-ddc8-11e2-9837-0019bb2963f4.html


Image sources
Image Sources community.

Photo of Jamestown Public Library . (2013). Retrieved from URL - http://jamestownpubliclibrary.com/newhistory.htm

Photo of McDonald’s (nd). Retrieved from URL - http://atmysoiree.blogspot.com/2010_11_01_archive.html

Map Image (nd). Retrieved from URL - Us Map Blank Color - www.proteckmachinery.com

Dennis, N.B. (2013) Jamestown News. Jamestown Library Barbeque Fundraiser. Retrieved from URL - http://www.jamestownnews.com/news/lifestyles/article_ccfa3574-2aca-11e3-948a-0019bb2963f4.html?mode=image&photo=1

Jamestown News (2013).Photo of Jamie Cyrus, Director of Jamestown Public Library. (nd). Retrieved from URL -http://www.jamestownnews.com/news/top_stories/article_94ac3cde-c7bb-11e2-9d1e-001a4bcf887a.html

Jamestown News (2013).Image representing 25 year Anniversary of Jamestown library. (nd). Retrieved from URL -http://www.jamestownnews.com/news/top_stories/article_8ee5c924-7ab2-11e2-824f-001a4bcf887a.html

Brooks, C. (2013). Jamestown News. Photo of Jamestown Library Fish Fry. Retrieved from URL - http://www.jamestownnews.com/news/local/article_9432ef14-cd29-11e2-ad63-0019bb2963f4.html?mode=image


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