There are over 380 public libraries in Wisconsin. More than 270 of those serve populations of less than 6,000, and about 160 of those libraries serve populations under 2,000.
Quick Links for Small and Rural Libraries
- Trustee Essentials
- Administrative Essentials
- Wisconsin's New Director Boot Camp Materials
- Small but Powerful Guide to Winning Big Support for Your Rural Library (ALA)
- Association for Rural & Small Libraries
- ALA Advocacy University
- WebJunction: The learning place for libraries. An excellent source of webinars and courses for library professionals.
- TechSoup for Libraries. Low cost programs for discounted and donated software and technology products; online learning opportunities; topical discussion forums; and administration tools.
- Joy of Computing: Planning for Success (TechSoup)
- Joy of Computing: Recipes for a 5-Star Library (TechSoup)
- Joy of Computing: A Cookbook for Small and Rural Libraries (TechSoup)
For questions about this information, contact Shannon Schultz (608) 266-7270