With ever-increasing demands for libraries to market their services and decreasing budgets for advertising and publicity, librarians face the difficult task of planning for strategic marketing with little to no infrastructure or support, either financially or with adequate staffing. But, that’s no reason to give up. With a few key strategies and some integrated marketing techniques, even the most meager budget can support impactful outcomes. While there is no substitute for professional marketing services or paid marketing staff, a few simple “rules of thumb” can help.

Author Biography

Kate Lasky has been the executive director of Josephine Community Libraries, Inc. since 2010. She holds a master’s in education and serves on the Oregon Library Association Legislative and Development Committee. In 2015, she was honored by the Oregon Library Association with the Olé award which annually recognizes an Oregon public library employee who has displayed exceptional effort and excellence.

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© 2015 Kate Lasky



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