April 17, 2024

The Ultimate List of Books for Community Professionals

By David D.

If you’re interested in pursuing a career as a community professional, you’re not alone! Community professionals play a vital role in building and maintaining strong, supportive communities that foster positive social connections and promote well-being. Whether you’re looking to start a new career or expand your skills and knowledge in this field, there are many resources available to help you get started. In this blog post, we’ll highlight some of the best books for people interested in becoming a community professional or learning more about the field. From practical guides to theoretical frameworks, these books offer valuable insights and practical advice for anyone looking to make a difference in their community.

Updated: May 14, 2024

As always, if I’m missing a book please let me know. Contact me on LinkedIn.

These are in no particular order, but are all specifically community related.

These are more “Marketing” books.

Some of the links on this page are affiliate links, which means I will receive a very small commission if you click on them and make a purchase, but it also lets me know which books are popular with you. 
David D.
David D.

Building Online Communities since 1998 | Full Stack Community Professional | Host of Community Live