Report to the Community
Outlines reasons for doing an annual report for your community, provides
samples and additional resources to
A guide for organizing a successful vote campaign. Guide provides recommended
activities for each step of vote preparation process.
a Campaign Team
Provides information on the roles needed for a successful campaign.
Resources for gathering statistics to support your case.
Steps and samples for creating strong messages for your campaign.
A suggested timeline for organizing your campaign activities. Download
a copy and customize it to suit the time and resources available to
& Public Relations
Suggested activities for effective public relations on behalf of your
on Investment Calculator
Tool to help you calculate how much the community would have to pay
for the same services your library is providing to them on a regular
basis. It may be wise to use this calculator and publish the results
in a newsletter, library bookmark, or post it on the library's website.
An array of materials from other library campaigns. Includes bookmarks,
postcards, posters, letters, buttons etc. aranged by vote type.
Materials to assist member
libraries with important library issues, arranged by categories. Topics
of particular interest for a library campaign may include Marketing,
Public Relations, Services to Users, and Planning/Policy Making.
toolkit was created on behalf of the 2005-2007 Getting to Yes (GTY) project.
GTY is funded by Federal Library Services and Technology Act funds, awarded
to the New York State Library by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library
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