Strong Libraries = Strong Communities
The Trend: Strong Libraries = Strong Communities
Innovative local government leaders are reducing cost, enhancing services and driving significant community impact through their libraries. Check out the results that four communities have experienced.Learn More ❯
Escondido: Balancing Excellent Service & Fiscal Responsibility
The City of Escondido faced increased budget demands, but City officials were intent on maintaining high service standards. Read how City leaders are saving $400K/year ($4M over 10 years) while providing excellent service.Learn More ❯
How Modern Libraries Boost Local Economy
Public libraries are top contributors to economic and community health and yield huge returns on investment, presenting leaders with a tremendous opportunity. Explore four ways libraries boost local economy.LEARN MORE ❯
Library Cost Evaluator
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Library Expertise & Success
Leveraging more than three decades of experience in library best practices and efficient service-oriented methods, LS&S delivers library excellence to better reach, engage and grow communities.