The best way to offer this networking program would be through a collaborative effort between the American Library Association, and nonprofit representation such as the National Council of Nonprofits, and the Society of Nonprofits.
Do you know any librarians? Community development folks? People involved in promoting sustainable communities? A free pdf of this book can be obtained by contacting Alan.
Library Community Network (LCN) is noncommercial: developed by Alan Pakaln, a retired clinical engineer who worked in New York City hospitals.
Alan also writes about clinical safety issues (jointcommissionaccreditation.org), and community risk management, (https://communityriskmanagement.org).
Are you interested in community development? Promoting sustainable communities? Improving resource networking has the potential to address a range of issues pertaining to community resilience. Library Community Network (LCN) places the local public library at the center of a network that connects and promotes nonprofit resources to the local community.
LCN is noncommercial: developed by Alan Pakaln, a retired clinical engineer who worked in New York City hospitals. He also writes about clinical safety issues and has published several books of photography. Concerned Connections
Books by Alan Pakaln
New York Shadow: Behind The Scenes, © 2018
Robot Desires: The Social Behavior of Technology, © 2000, © 2018
Into It: Interviews With Work, © 2019
The Feast of San Gennaro, Little Italy, New York, 1971: A Photographic Essay: The People, Food, Activities, © 2017
A book containing the full text of this presentation is available on Amazon.com: Library Community Network: Unhiding Our Communities.
Article published in the American Library Association’s Public Libraries: How To Save Them, 53 no. 4, July/Aug. 2014.
For additional information, see: Concerned Connections