|June 6, 12pm
- Reaching Into the Community: Tools to Bring Your Library to the People
Hear from a diverse group of enterprising librarians who will discuss some of their strategies for reaching community members outside the library, including populations who are often disadvantaged and underserved. From programs at jails, to housing offices and local businesses, learn how librarians are collaborating with nontraditional community partners to bring access to all.
June 17, 12:30pm
- STEM for Frontline Staff
(Idaho Commission for Libraries)
STEM programs are a fun way to engage kids and encourage them to learn outside of school. Learn different ways to support STEM programs and initiatives at your library, even if you are not directly involved with STEM programming. A great fit for circ staff, pages, and libraries that may not have the capacity to provide STEM programs but still want to support STEM learning in their communities.
June 19, 9am
- Growing Partnerships Where Least Expected
(Nebraska Library Commission)
Tina Walker, Keene Memorial Library Director, will share the who, what, how, and why of the many community partnerships we have developed over the past 2 years that have helped to increase awareness of our library services and community importance. Some of the partnerships might not seem like a fit for the library but we will share some wonderful success stories and how they are making an impact on the future of the library.
June 19, 12 pm
- Picture This: Using Instagram to Connect With and Engage Your Users
(Georgia Library Association)
This session will show you how to make the best use of your Instagram account through mobile photography tips, content ideas, and special projects that bring your online content into your library. We will also look at the best way to connect with your users who use Instagram through social listening, geotagging, and building relationships with influencers.