The LS&S alternative optimizes library functions in accordance with your priorities and budget via ala carte offerings or a comprehensive suite of operational services. Through extensive assessment and planning, LS&S identifies and implements key initiatives. Whether managing an individual function, a group or all of your operations, LS&S provides the equipment, expertise, training and accountability to ensure objectives are met in the most efficient manner. You still maintain ownership of all library assets and drive operational policy, while relying on LS&S to manage operations.


The benefit? LS&S executes your plan and enables you to take advantage of best practices, streamlined processes, shared knowledge, volume purchasing, as well as staff recruitment and development across its libraries nationwide. The efficiencies gained offer immediate and lasting results across all library functions, including:

  • Operations
  • Facilities
  • Technology
  • Collections
  • Staffing
  • Marketing
  • Programs
  • Community Engagement


With LS&S, you become part of a community of libraries dedicated to ensuring library vitality, promoting open access to information, and fostering learning. A community of library peers sharing ideas, challenges and solutions is the best way to serve patrons and offer an optimal set of local resources.