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Nourishment from Stone Soup
American Libraries (2004)
  • Jeannette Woodward
Abstract

Community members can create a functioning library by working together, even though individuals may only have a small contribution to make. A larger, “mentor” library can provide moral support and whatever resources it can afford to share with small community libraries, although mentor librarians must remember that they do not control and should not direct their smaller partner. If a small community library should fail, as is likely to happen in many cases, the local community must be responsible for reestablishing it.

Publication Date
2004
Citation Information
Jeannette Woodward. "Nourishment from Stone Soup" American Libraries Vol. 35 Iss. 3 (2004)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jeannette_woodward/19/