Join us as we discuss how to seek opportunities for your library to strengthen existing relationships and reach out to new groups at the state and local level. We will discuss strategic partnerships, implementing innovative outreach strategies, and determining which partnerships will be the most effective and meaningful for your library to pursue.
Through this webinar, you will learn how to:
1. Develop new partners and networks
2. Increase your organization's visibility in the community
3. Share valuable resources with other institutions
Building Effective and Innovative Partnerships
Michele Stricker is the Deputy State Librarian of Lifelong Learning at the New Jersey State Library where she is responsible for library trustee and director education and training, strategic planning, and preservation best practices for special collections, disaster preparedness, and community resiliency. In addition to an MLIS from Rutgers University, she has an MFA in Museum Studies from Syracuse University, and an MA in Art History from the University of Pennsylvania. She received her certification in Preservation Management from the Rutgers School of Professional Development, and has taught Preservation of Library & Archival Materials for the Rutgers Graduate School of Communication & Information. Michele was named one of Library Journal’s Movers and Shakers of 2019.