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What’s Your Story?

We know you’re continuing to do great things in your library every day, and for this reason, we’ve created a new set of questions to help you tell your library’s story. We’d love to hear about your library, your work and how your library is evolving to strengthen your community. Share your story in 3 easy steps.

1. Tell Us About Yourself

Name (required)

Job Title (required)

Library/School Name (required)

Service Population

City (required)


Email (required)


2. Create Your Library’s Story

Pick and choose which questions you’d like to respond to, or answer all of them for the most complete version of your story.

Share a transformation at your library that you are most proud of.

Describe your library’s most innovative or most successful service or program.

How does your library connect with your community?

What is your library’s vision for the future?

How do you stay inspired?

What's the best piece of advice you have for your fellow librarians?

3. Share a Photo

Submit a Snapshot of Yourself (Highly Recommended)

Minimum Size: 4" x 4"

Submit Additional Photos

Share photos of your library, programs or events.

 I accept Demco's terms and conditions. I agree all content provided is accurate, and I permit Demco to use my story in a professional and enriching capacity.


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By submitting your email address in connection with your story, you agree that Demco, Inc may use your email address to contact you to follow-up on your story or for other administrative purposes.