California Preservation and Disaster Networks

Bay Area Mutual Aid Network (BAMAN)
BAMAN supports disaster preparedness and response among its member libraries.

Central Coast Disaster Preparedness and Response Network (CCDPRN)
Provides disaster preparedness and response support in Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties. Contact: Kristen LaBonte, kristen.labonte@ucsb.edu, or Mary Logue, mlogue@westmont.edu.

Coachella Valley Emergency Preparedness Network (CVEPN)
Network primarily of museums and historical societies in the Coachella Valley area, organized around mutual assistance, shared response supplies, and training.
Contact: Ginger Ridgway, ginger.ridgway@cabotsmuseum.org

Inland Empire Libraries Disaster Response Network (IELDRN)
The Inland Empire Libraries Disaster Response Network is a cooperative network of public and academic libraries in San Bernardino, Riverside, and Eastern Los Angeles Counties which work together to prepare for and recover from disasters. The Network has two cargo containers of emergency supplies in its region and a Mutual Aid Agreement. Contact ieldresponsenetwork@gmail.com

Los Angeles Preservation Network (LAPNet)
The Los Angeles Preservation Network, Inc. (LAPNet) covers Los Angeles city and county. LAPNet its goal is to foster the development of cooperative preservation programs among all the libraries in Los Angeles , irrespective of size or type, and to serve as a forum of information exchange between librarians and others concerned with preservation and conservation.

North State Cooperative Library System (NSCLS)
The Systems serve the thirteen northern-most counties of the state. They have an emergency supply container and the ability to provide assistance in responding to disasters affecting libraries and their collections.

Sacramento Area Disaster Response Network (SADRN)
Serving the Sacramento area, SADRN has one cargo container holding disaster response supplies and a listserv for any interested institutional staff for communication before and during emergencies.

San Diego/Imperial County Libraries Disaster Response Network (SILDRN)
The San Diego/Imperial County Libraries Disaster Response Network is a regional cooperative organization. Its purpose is to provide mutual aid in preparing for and coping with disasters affecting libraries and their collections. It also has several emergency supply containers for the region.

San Joaquin Valley Library System (SJVLS)
SJVLS is a network of library jurisdictions in Merced, Mariposa, Madera, Fresno, Tulare, Kings, and Kern Counties. The System has an emergency supply container and the ability to provide assistance in responding to disasters affecting libraries and their collections. Contact: Sara Brown, sara.brown@tularepubliclibrary.org