Because Advocacy Never Stops: New Tools for Taking Action
This webinar will highlight free, newly revised downloadable materials for public libraries that can grow your team’s advocacy knowledge and abilities.
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This webinar will highlight free, newly revised downloadable materials for public libraries distilled from landmark advocacy and awareness-building programs. Learn about two resources scheduled for release in summer 2015: updated curriculum from Turning the Page including tools, worksheets and training materials you can adapt locally to grow your team’s advocacy knowledge and abilities; and a new online guide that walks through each step of planning and carrying out a local library awareness campaign modeled after Geek the Library. Hear from library leaders who have put these ideas to work to build advocacy know-how, increase staff confidence, and engage more deeply with the community. Whether you are looking to get started, or seeking to maintain momentum following a recent advocacy effort, join us to discuss strategies to take your library to the next level.
- Lance Werner, Director, Kent District Library
- Cathay Keough, Statewide Coordinator, Reference Services, Delaware Division of Libraries & Executive Director, Delaware Library Association
- Ava Ehde, Library Services Manager, Manatee County Public Library
- Barbara McGary, Executive Director, James V. Brown Library
- Julie Meredith, Library Director, Clarkston Independence District Library
- Mary Lou Carolan, Director, Wallkill Public Library
- Mary Hirsh, Manager, Special Initiatives, Public Library Association
- Anna Shelton, Project Coordinator, WebJunction
Note: 90 minute session
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13 August 2015
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]
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