So, in the US, the Harwood Institute and ALA have teamed up to begin developing tools for libraries to engage with community, while in Canada librarians have internally been developing a community engagement framework from a Community-Led perspective. This is quite interesting that similar movements are happening in both countries.
I must admit that I have been so entrenched by community-led library services that have developed in Canada over the past 10 years, that I am to biased to make any conclusions at this point on this topic.
However, I think it is important to highlight some of the resources and it would be great for the readers of this blog to share their input.
From the US:
What are your thoughts about the two approaches?