The strategic planning we performed with Hancock County Library System (HCLS) helped it strengthen its services, organizational health, and long-term success. Project Overview Challenge Repeated turnover at …
Northville District Library
Strategic planning let NDL discern needs, improve Library access, and chart a course to better services, all while maintaining high morale.
Ector County Library
What does a community need from its library? And its library building? Our community needs assessment identified residents’ constraints and aspirations, recommended responsive library offerings, and determined that the current facility was inadequate for delivering necessary services.
POWER Library: Pennsylvania’s Electronic Library
Ever since Benjamin Franklin founded the nation's first public library, Pennsylvanians have been empowered by their libraries—to research, study, learn, communicate, discover new interests, develop …
Bernards Township Library
Embarking on the next chapter When is a leaf not a leaf? When it's the next chapter! Bernards Township Library needed more aggressive marketing, indicated by …
In response to community research that showed a lack of brand awareness, the Alexandria Library revitalized its marketing efforts to turn a fresh face to the community and re-engage them in all the Library had to offer.
Cedar Rapids Public Library
The City of Cedar Rapids is on the move, actively promoting the arts, education, and advanced technology enterprises. Cedar Rapids Public Library (CRPL), named by …
Library Leadership Ohio
The biannual library conference connects participants to a network of fellow library leaders and equips them with the leadership skills to positively impact their communities. State …
Ypsilanti District Library
Strategic planning is a process of discoveries and decisions. For Ypsilanti District Library (YDL) in Ypsilanti—affectionately "Ypsi"—Michigan, the process became the occasion for customers and prospective customers …
Marketing Plan and Design System for Licking County Library
We are pleased to announce the implementation of a system-wide marketing planning initiative and brand refresh for the Licking County Library System (LCLS). A Need to …
Board Building Workshops for New Jersey Not-For-Profits
The New Jersey Historical Commission, New Jersey Historic Trust, and New Jersey State Library are partnering to offer a statewide series of board training workshops led by Ivy Group partners Nancy Davis and Pam Fitzgerald.
Strategic Planning Initiative for Des Moines Public Library
After nearly a year of study, Ivy Library has published a comprehensive report, A Plan for Tomorrow, which details research findings and strategic recommendations for the Des Moines Public Library.
Digging Deep to Understand What Your Community Needs and Wants
The 2012 PLA Conference came and went last month. We were very pleased to reconnect with so many colleagues, clients and friends! Our preconference Digging Deep to …
The Next Chapter for SAPL
In a time of great change and reinvention for libraries across the country, the 2011 San Antonio Public Library (SAPL) strategic plan provided a clear and …