Libraries and their Cookbooks

Cookbooks

Small and Rural Libraries

A Cookbook for Small and Rural Libraries focuses on the experiences of smaller sized libraries, however this Cookbook covers fundamentals that are valuable for any library, and is a great resource for someone wanting to know a bit more about supporting and sustaining public computers. Learn about locking down public computers, use a handy maintenance checklist, and more! These topics are covered:

  • Technology Planning
  • Computer Maintenance
  • Volunteer Recruitment
  • Technology Training Tips
  • Library Technology in the Future

Download the entire Cookbook (pdf, 3.62 MB)

Download each chapter separately

CORRECTION: Download page 32 pdf (33 KB)
  • If you downloaded a copy of this Cookbook prior to February 1, 2008, we encourage you to download and print this replacement for page 32. The entire pdf and individual chapters on the site have been corrected.
Once you've used the Cookbook, please take a moment to complete this anonymous survey. Thank you.