To serve communities well in today’s challenging environment, libraries must deploy limited resources for maximum impact; refine staffing and workforce development policies, and utilize the expertise of trustees to secure community support.

This category recognizes innovations in board development and governance; acquiring new and supplemental resources, including use of Foundations and Friend’s Groups for advocacy and fundraising purposes; as well as staff development and optimized facilities management policies.

A Full Service Event Venue for the Central Library  ›
Sacramento Public Library Authority
Asset Management Plan (AMP) ›
Calgary Public Library
Boutique Fundraising ›
Sno-Isle Libraries
Creating Space ›
Memphis Public Library & Information Center
eGovernance Implementation ›
Mid-Continent Public Library
Facilities Master Plan ›
Cuyahoga County Public Library
From Zero to a Library in 8 Easy Months ›
Pierce County Library System
LAPL's Innovation Leadership Program ›
Los Angeles Public Library
Open Libraries Initiative ›
Brooklyn Public Library
Recycling ›
Memphis Public Library