The Engaged Library Collaborative (ELC) is a network of library folk across the globe who are passionate about Community Engagement, or who would like to learn more about others who are out engaging their residents.


Maggie Killman

Maggie is the Youth Community Engagement Librarian at the Shaker Heights Public Library in Shaker Heights, Ohio. Maggie is on the program committee for Ohio Library Council’s upcoming (May 2019) conference Community Engagement @ Your Library: Creating Vibrant, Diverse, and Inclusive Communities. She presented Building Meaningful Relationships Through Community Engagement at the Public Library Association conference in 2018.

Laura Damon-Moore

Laura is a Community Engagement Librarian at the Madison Public Library – Central in Madison, Wisconsin. She is a co-founder of the Library as Incubator Project (2010-2017) and co-author of two books, The Artist’s Library: a field guide (Coffee House Press, 2014) and Incubating Creativity at Your Library: a Sourcebook for Connecting with Communities (ALA Editions, 2019).

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