Public Library Standards: Future Vision

Today’s public libraries are about books and so much more and we want to hear from you! What is your vision for North Carolina public libraries?

Please join in for a friendly 45-minute online conversation* about our state’s public library needs by registering for one of the following group meetings. After you register, you will be sent a Zoom invite.

*Teen conversation will be 30 minutes

Participation Opportunities and Dates/signup links

Community Members

Community Members

What is your vision for North Carolina's public libraries? Please join us for a friendly 45-minute online discussion about our state's public library needs.

You can join us based on your part of the state or at whatever time suits you best! Register for one of the following dates and we will send you a Zoom invite. 

• Northeastern N.C., Dec. 1, 10 a.m. 
• Southeastern N.C., Dec. 1, noon
• Northwestern N.C., Dec. 1, 2 p.m. 
• Southwestern N.C., Dec. 2, 10 a.m. 
• Triangle/Triad, Dec. 2, noon
• Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Dec. 2, 2 p.m. 

Sign Up!
 

Thanks! We can't wait to speak with you!

The State Library of North Carolina is working to guide public libraries into the future with new, statewide best practices and standards. Public library standards aim to complement local planning efforts allowing for responses to unique community needs while ensuring a consistent level of library service statewide. 

This program is supported by grant funds from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) as administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (IMLS grant number LS-246155-OLS-20). 

Library Boards and Friends

Library Boards and Friends

We need you!  Please join other board members and friends of the library from across North Carolina in shaping our libraries’ futures to become even more effective in serving our communities.

Please join us for a friendly 45-minute online conversation on Thursday, Dec. 3rd, 2020 @ 1:00pm via Zoom

Sign Up!

Thanks! We can't wait to speak with you!

The State Library of North Carolina is working to guide public libraries into the future with new, statewide best practices and standards. Public library standards aim to complement local planning efforts allowing for responses to unique community needs while ensuring a consistent level of library service statewide. 

This program is supported by grant funds from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) as administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (IMLS grant number LS-246155-OLS-20). 

Library Community Partners

Library Community Partners

We need you! Please join your community partners in shaping our libraries’ futures to become even more effective partners in serving our communities

 Please join us for a friendly 45-minute online conversation on Thursday, Dec. 3rd, 2020 @ 2:30pm via Zoom

Sign Up!

Thanks! We can't wait to speak with you!

The State Library of North Carolina is working to guide public libraries into the future with new, statewide best practices and standards. Public library standards aim to complement local planning efforts allowing for responses to unique community needs while ensuring a consistent level of library service statewide. 

This program is supported by grant funds from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) as administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (IMLS grant number LS-246155-OLS-20). 

Teens

Teens

Help create the library of your future!  Please join other teens to discuss how our public libraries can support your future goals.

Please join us for a friendly 30 minute online conversation on Thursday, Dec. 3rd, 2020 @ 4:00pm via Zoom

Sign Up!

Thanks! We can't wait to speak with you!

The State Library of North Carolina is working to guide public libraries into the future with new, statewide best practices and standards. Public library standards aim to complement local planning efforts allowing for responses to unique community needs while ensuring a consistent level of library service statewide. 

This program is supported by grant funds from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) as administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (IMLS grant number LS-246155-OLS-20). 

Library Staff

Library Staff

We need your feedback!  Join other library staff from across the state in shaping our libraries’ futures as we revise our state’s public library standards to help us become even more effective in serving our communities

Please join us for a friendly 45 minute online conversation on Thursday, Dec. 3rd, 2020 @ 10:00am via Zoom

Sign Up!

Thanks! We can't wait to speak with you!
 

The State Library of North Carolina is working to guide public libraries into the future with new, statewide best practices and standards. Public library standards aim to complement local planning efforts allowing for responses to unique community needs while ensuring a consistent level of library service statewide. 

This program is supported by grant funds from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) as administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (IMLS grant number LS-246155-OLS-20).