Telling the Library Story
Archive and related resources for a webinar presented on August 23 by Jamie LaRue which focuses on turning the evidence of our daily patron encounters into short, compelling, and memorable messages that build support.
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Learn how to tell a succinct, powerful story about the value of libraries. Based on OCLC's "From Awareness to Funding" and the latest findings of brain research, this session focuses on turning the evidence of our daily patron encounters into short, compelling, and memorable messages that build support.
Presented by: Jamie LaRue, director, Douglas County Libraries (CO), blogger, and chair of committee who created The Big Hairy Audacious Goal, a public library advocacy initiative.
- View Webinar Recording (You will be prompted to log in to our free Course Catalog.)
- View slides (pdf)
- View chat (xls)
- Learner Guide (doc) Use alone or with others to extend your learning.
- Read webinar recap
- From Awareness to Funding: A study of library support in America
- The Big Hairy Audacious Goal, Colorado Public Library Advocacy Initiative
- Recommended Books:
- Hennen's American Public Library Ratings
- Value and Vision, by Eleanor Jo "Joey" Rodger
- Kathryn Schulz: On being wrong TED Talk
23 August 2012
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]
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