Locate Information on Rural Libraries


Stack of books Rural library? Find and share information at the Association for Rural and Small Libraries

Association for Rural and Small Libraries.

This association is "comprised of libraries of all types including public, school, small urban branches, special and corporate, and small academic."

View of a rural main street Webjunction


"WebJunction is the place where public library staff gather to build the knowledge, skills and support we need to power relevant, vibrant libraries."

Open books on desk in Library: Copyright iStock Photos School kids? Don't forget the library.

American Library Association's ILoveLibraries.org website for the public.

What do your children need to be school-ready?  Your library.

Schoolbus School, College, and Library Locator

DOEd. Institute of Education Sciences. National Center for Education Statistics.

A database directory to locate the libraries in your area.

Girl Reading a Book Children Book Donations for Small and Rural Libraries

The Libri Foundation.

"A nationwide non-profit organization which donates new, quality, hardcover children's books to small, rural public libraries in the United States through its BOOKS FOR CHILDREN program."

A winding road Committee on Rural, Native, and Tribal Libraries of all Kinds

American Library Association.

"Charge: To review issues and challenges facing rural, native and tribal libraries of all kinds; to collaborate with other ALA units addressing the needs of rural communities; and to serve as an advocate for and partner with libraries serving rural, tribal and native populations."

Indian Pow Wow dancing American Indian Library Association

American Indian Library Association.

"Working to improve library and information services for American Indians."

Small but Powerful Guide to Winning Big Support for Your Rural Library

American Library Association.

"...provides tips and tools you can use from the ALA Committee on Rural, Native and Tribal Libraries of All Kinds, the Association for Rural & Small Libraries and the ALA Office for Literacy and Outreach Services."

Rural Library Funding from USDA.

USDA. Rural Development.

Community Facilities funds can be used for rural libraries.

Stack of books The World's Largest Library Catalog


Helping you find library materials online, and the library in your area that you can get them from.