Beyond book sales : the complete guide to raising real money for your library / edited by Susan Dowd / Chicago : ALA Neal-Schuman, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2014. Regardless of the scope or complexity of library fundraising, successful efforts are always about forging and strengthening relationships with the range of stakeholders throughout the community. Dowd and her team from Library Strategies, share proven strategies.

Library services for youth with autism spectrum disorders / Dr. Lesley S.J. Farmer. Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2013.

Serving at-risk teens : proven strategies and programs for bridging the gap / Angela Craig, Chantell L. McDowell. Chicago : Neal-Schuman, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2013.

Diversity in youth literature : opening doors through reading / edited by Jamie Campbell Naidoo and Sarah Park Dahlen. Chicago : American Library Association, 2012.

Complete copyright for K-12 librarians and educators / Carrie Russell. Chicago : American Library Association, 2012.

Researching prospective donors : get more funding for your library / Susan Summerfield Hammerman./ Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2014.

Makerspaces : Top Trailblazing Projects / Caitlin A. Bagley. Chicago, IL. : ALA TechSource ; American Library Association, 2014. Bagley examines nine makerspaces in public, academic, and school libraries, describing their design and technical decisions in depth and showing how each is doing something unique and different, under a wide range of budgets and project offerings.

Making the most of your library career / edited by Lois Stickell, Bridgette Sanders. / Chicago : ALA Editions, American Library Association, 2014. An MLIS can provide the skill set needed to get a library job, but building a library career means knowing how to maximize your potential every step of the way.

Public libraries and resilient cities / edited by Michael Dudley. Chicago : American Library Association, 2012. Public libraries are keystone public institutions for any thriving community, and as such can be leaders in making cities better places to work, play, and live. In this important book, noted urban planner and librarian Dudley shows how public libraries can contribute to "placemaking," or the creation and nurturing of vital and unique communities for their residents

Our enduring values revisited : librarianship in an ever-changing world / Michael Gorman. Publication: Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2015.

The weeding handbook : a shelf-by-shelf guide / Rebecca Vnuk. Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2015.

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Book tree. A novel idea on creating your tree. Happy Holiday! Photo taken at the Houston Public Library Central Library (stylized), 2013. To contact HPL visit www.houstonlibrary.org or call 832-393-1313.

GREAT idea for library

Tell us why you love the library.

Flickr - library displays

Library Displays

great library display

Happy Holidays from your school library.

Strategies to Posting #Nonprofit #Fundraising Content to Social Media at the Best Times http://ow.ly/psqrt

Did this at my Library and it looks great!