Collecting Stories from Virginia Libraries

Share your library stories with us so that they may broaden the picture how libraries transform our communities. Please respect patron privacy by omitting/changing names. Collected stories will be part of informational materials, along with data snapshots, to educate funding bodies. Learn more about ALA's Libraries Transform initiative here.

Tell about the patron (only first or fictional names):

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* 1. Tell about the patron (only first or fictional names):

Tell about the problem/interest/question/need the patron had

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* 2. Tell about the problem/interest/question/need the patron had

Tell about the library intervention

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* 3. Tell about the library intervention

Tell about the "happy ending"

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* 4. Tell about the "happy ending"

Give one fact about how this demonstrates library effectiveness - EXAMPLE: "This program has served xx people in our community this year."

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* 5. Give one fact about how this demonstrates library effectiveness - EXAMPLE: "This program has served xx people in our community this year."

Which Libraries Transfrom message does this story best support?

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* 6. Which Libraries Transfrom message does this story best support?

Anything else you'd like to say?

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* 7. Anything else you'd like to say?

What is the name of your library system? (optional)

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* 8. What is the name of your library system? (optional)

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