Marketing & Outreach

  • January Poll Results: Community Engagement Programs

    In January we asked Crossroads readers what community engagement program they are looking forward to the most this year and, related, what their top engagement challenge or opportunity is for 2016. Responses varied over many topics but overall reveal...

  • The Social Library, Volume 50

    Libraries and organizations highlighted in this week's edition of the Social Library demonstrate the scope of library impact, in everything from celebrations to engaging conversations. We learned about a library bridging the digital divide, another w...

  • The Social Library, Volume 49

    This week's edition of the Social Library features libraries especially effective at engaging their communities on Facebook. We're featuring a contest that shows library love, book recommendations from Cosmic Librarians, a #bookfacefriday gem, dinner...

  • The Social Library, Volume 48

    This week's edition of the Social Library shows the range of activities libraries are hosting and audiences they're reaching. Learn how libraries are supporting teens during exam cram, helping adults unwind with coloring programs, and connecting home...

  • The Social Library, Volume 47

    Never a dull moment in Libraryland, as seen in this week's edition of the Social Library. Read on to learn about a fun winter reading program, a new satellite library at a rec center, an ESL program success story, a Pages & Popcorn book club, and...

  • The Social Library, Volume 46

    Libraries are kicking off the New Year right in this week's edition of the Social Library. We learned about a mini golf fundraiser, a video tour of a library's fitness resources, a fangirls fanclub, a robotics class for early-elementary kids, and a v...

  • December Poll Results: Library Websites

    In anticipation of our January webinar, Enhancing Your Library's Web Presence with WordPress, WebJunction's December poll reached out to Crossroads readers to understand a bit more about your library's website, who manages it, your plans for updates ...

  • The Social Library, Volume 45

    With this year's last edition of the Social Library we're sharing news of libraries connecting with community members through a social work intern, library tours, new technology, local history, and a couple of four-legged friends. As you make your ne...

  • The Social Library, Volume 44

    With an unusually large number of videos posted to library Facebook pages this week, we’re bringing you our first format-themed Social Library with five videos to inspire and celebrate. Libraries are using this format to showcase innovative library s...

  • The Social Library, Volume 43

    This week's collection of Social Library events and resources represents how libraries are connecting with patrons of all ages, backgrounds and interests. From teen book speed dating to STEM backpacks, and from patron thanks to patron stories, this s...