Programs, Services and Tools
Programs and Services
Consulting Services – one-on-one guidance and support, either by telephone or e-mail, for Arizona librarians.
Arizona Reading Program – a statewide program that fosters literacy by providing resources that help librarians plan, promote, and carry out summer reading programs for all ages at their libraries.
Building a New Generation of Readers –training and materials for Arizona’s public and school librarians to help parents and childcare providers prepare children to enter school ready to learn.
Resource Sharing – The Arizona State Library encourages all Arizona libraries to freely share materials with one another, and pays for statewide access to OCLC interlibrary loan subscription costs. A Resource Access and Attainment Policy outline’s minimal requirements for Arizona libraries.
The Get Involved Collaborative – To assist public libraries in recruiting and engaging high-skilled, high-impact volunteers to enhance library services for the public.
Tools for Arizona librarians
Arizona Public Library Statistics – current Arizona public library statistical reports.
Arizona Tribal Library Resources – resources and information for Arizona tribal libraries.
Databases – information on setting up database access.
Library Law – Arizona Revised Statutes pertaining to libraries.