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broken toaster
broken toaster

At Repair Cafés, volunteers make broken items like new again — and keep them out of landfills.

A group of women lined up in the library
A group of women lined up in the library

A small programming budget doesn't need to hold you back. Here are more tips for programming on a shoestring.

A program participant holds up their finished tile art project
A program participant holds up their finished tile art project
Blog by Jenn Carson

This easy, low-budget and intergenerational program uses ceramic tiles and markers to make freeform pieces of art.

Jar on its side with coins spilling out of it
Jar on its side with coins spilling out of it

Small library? Small budget? No problem! Chelsea Price shares tips for programming on a shoestring.

Book standing up open with the pages folded to form a triangle fan with black paper cut and pasted to the open pages to look like two people walking by a street lamp.
Book standing up open with the pages folded to form a triangle fan with black paper cut and pasted to the open pages to look like two people walking by a street lamp.
Blog by Annie Ruefle

Got old, outdated or damaged books? Before you toss them into the recycling bin, consider turning them into book art.

Logo for American Creed Community Conversations project
Logo for American Creed Community Conversations project
in News

Public libraries are invited to apply by Nov. 19 for programming grants centered around a PBS film.

Girl wearing swim floaties. Photo by Jelleke Vanooteghem on Unsplash
Girl wearing swim floaties. Photo by Jelleke Vanooteghem on Unsplash
in Program Models

A rural public library in Canada's Yukon territory partnered with a local pool to get kids reading and swimming over summer break.