Valuing Libraries - Demonstrating the Contributions Libraries Make to Their Communities
[New Jersey State Library]
In partnership with the New Jersey State Library and the Highlands Regional Library Cooperative Funding and Resource Development Task Force

"This is the most useful, practical and exciting workshop I have attended in 30 years..."
~ Polly Lacey, Joint Free Public Library of Morristown & Morris Township

Three two-day workshops available throughout the State - Valuing Libraries Flyer [PDF Icon]

Workshop Documentation

Part 1 - Valuing Your Services Part 2 - Making Your Case
Agenda   Agenda  
Valuing Your Services Workbook   Making Your Case Workbook  
• Valuing Your Services Presentation:
    - Pwrpt Version     - PDF Version [PDF Icon]
• Making Your Case Presentation:
    - Pwrpt Version     - PDF Version [PDF Icon]
Neptune Public Library Example   Strategy for Communication  
Niceville Sample Sheet   May We Quote You?  
Price List (updated 2/16/06)   Resources  
Fill-in Worksheet for Your Library    Evaluation Form  
Evaluation Form    

Outcomes and Results

Valuable to Your Customers - Old Bridge   Valuable to Your Customers - Atlantic County  
Valuable to Funders/Stakeholders - Old Bridge   Valuable to Funders/Stakeholders - Atlantic County  

Please be patient - some of the documents are large and may take several minutes to load.

Clicking on any of the documents above will open the document in the program stated (Excel, Word, etc.). You may then save the document to your own computer using "Save As." If you have difficulty opening any of the documents, please contact Karen Boyer at or call the HRLC Regional Office at 973-664-1776.


The Highlands Regional Library Cooperative is a proud member of the New Jersey Library Network. The Cooperative and its services are made possible in whole or part by funding to the New Jersey Library Network from the NJ State Legislature and the New Jersey State Library, an Affiliate of Thomas Edison State College.

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