- Be ready
- Be solution-oriented
- Be connected
- Be succinct
- Be student-centered
Other insights into building school-public library connections can be found at these links:
WiLibraries for Everyone: "Public Library and Public School Connections" This 2015 post covers the interactive Department of Public Instruction resource Public Library andSchool District Service Factors Map, the WISEdash portal, and links for the supporting videos and webinar recording from the Division for Libraries and Technology.
The book Library Partnerships: Making Connections Between School and Public Libraries by Tasha Squires looks at areas and strategies for effective partnerships to the benefit of the community as a whole.
Finally, this 2014 brochure from Millis Public Library (MA) and Millis Middle/High School Library covers ways to begin and enhance communication, connection and collaboration.