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Check out this list of monthly events and celebrations to help with your program planning.

A group of runners outdoors for the LP Fisher Public Library's Reindeer Run
A group of runners outdoors for the LP Fisher Public Library's Reindeer Run
Blog by Jenn Carson

A small-town library's running club organizes an annual holiday run — antlers and all — to raise money for charity.

Libraries Transform Communities Engagement Grant
Libraries Transform Communities Engagement Grant
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ALA invites library workers to apply for a new annual grant to support innovative community engagement efforts.

Rows of knitters at work
Rows of knitters at work
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Knitters young and adult attended this program, making baby blankets for stillborn infants. 

Two people talking at a table
Two people talking at a table

The Free Library of Philadelphia looks at the evaluation results of their Community-Centered Libraries initiative as it plans for the future.

A group of adults posing in front of a backdrop
A group of adults posing in front of a backdrop

You don't need a large space or budget to host a themed escape room at your library — but being a superfan helps. 

Libraries Transforming Communities: Facilitation Skills for Small and Rural Libraries
Libraries Transforming Communities: Facilitation Skills for Small and Rural Libraries
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An ALA initiative helps small and rural library workers develop the communication skills they need to thrive.

Many arms, with hands touching in the center
Many arms, with hands touching in the center

Students should feel welcome in their library. Luckily, programming is a great way to build community.