Libraries and their Cookbooks

Cookbooks

Cookbooks

Learn from the experiences of others! Download or visit our FREE Cookbooks, packed with tips and techniques on maintaining public computers. Each Cookbook has valuable and practical information collected from hundreds of public libraries throughout the U.S. and Canada. From troubleshooting to setting up wireless networks or solving many technology issues, all these great ideas are captured and published here to share solutions from the field.

Planning for Success

The newest Cookbook provides all the details to keep your library’s technology running properly, sustain its growth, and ensure its viability. Based on the real life experiences and successes of librarians across the country, the Cookbook is supported by a complete set of online tools (pdf, 1.6 MB).

Recipes for a Five Star Library

This Cookbook provides easy to follow how-to-do-it tips on all the important library technology topics such as setting up and troubleshooting wireless, print management, and a comprehensive look at laptop checkout programs.

Small and Rural Libraries

This Cookbook contains valuable information on basic technology fundamentals, including maintainance tasks, technology planning, and using volunteers in your library.

THANK YOU to everyone who contributed their experiences! Sharing is what this project is all about.