About the PLP Student Success Initiative

Below is the presentation at the 2017 California Library Association about the Student Success Initiative


In Fiscal Year 2016/17, eleven Pilot Libraries participated in this project: Alameda Free Library, Folsom Public Library, Lincoln Public Library, Los Gatos Public Library, Peninsula Library System, Palo Alto City Library, Richmond Public Library, San Jose Public Library, San Rafael Public Library, Solano County Library, and Woodland Public Library. The four Mentor Libraries included the Mountain View Library, Marin County Free Library, Shasta Public Library, and Oakland Public Library.

A Student Success Implementation Toolkit, which includes guidelines and case studies, can be downloaded here.  Student Success Initiative Implementation Resource Toolkit

In Fiscal Year 2017/18, the Student Success Initiative expanded state-wide.  There are  thirty-six pilot libraries participating in this project: Alameda Free Library, Altadena Library District, Arcadia Public Library, Beaumont Library District, Benicia Public Library, Calabasas Library, Camarena Memorial Library, Contra Costa County Library, Dixon Public Library, Escondido Public Library, Folsom Public Library, Huntington Beach Public Library, Livermore Public Library, Los Gatos Public Library , Madera County Library, Monterey Public Library, National City Public Library, Nevada County Community Libraries, Orange County Public Libraries, Palo Alto Public Library, Peninsula Library System, Pleasanton Public Library, Redondo Beach Public Library, Richmond Public Library, Sacramento Public Library, Salinas Public Library,  San Diego Public Library, San Leandro Public Library, San Luis Obispo County Public Libraries,  Santa Barbara Public Library, Santa Cruz Public Libraries, Solano County Library, Sonoma County Library, Sutter County Library and Thousand Oaks Library.

The eight mentor libraries include Chula Vista Public Library, Los Angeles Public Library, Marin County Free Library, Napa County Library, Ontario City Library, San Francisco Public Library, San Rafael City Library and Shasta Public Libraries.

At the end of Year Two, a Student Success Sustainability Toolkit will be developed and can be found on this page.

Levels of Collaboration
Examples of Successful School/Library Partnerships