Adult Programs in the Library by Brett W. Lear

By Brett W. Lear

Programming is a vital technique of not just drawing new humans to the library but in addition larger serving current buyers. Lear s necessary consultant to grownup courses is back---and higher than ever, with refreshed, increased content material and new principles to reinvigorate courses and provides them a 21st-century spin. This variation includes

  • Updated chapters on fundamentals resembling investment, crafting guidance, subject choice, exposure, post-program reviews, and more
  • A new part on know-how, with principles for on-line booklet discussions, providing courses through Skype, and turning courses into podcasts
  • Methods for tailoring courses for particular teams, equivalent to males, child boomers, and seniors
  • A number of "five-star" courses from libraries round the kingdom that may be simply adapted

Walking the reader via each point of grownup programming, this new version of a tried-and-true publication is actually a librarian s ally.

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Program Committee +50–45 days Send special lists to PIO. Program Committee +50–45 days Submit calendar entry to branch calendar rep. ) +45 days If speaker wants handouts copied, scrutinize for copyright issues. Program Committee Point out any concerns when you check with branch manager. If OK, send one sample of each item to be copied to the PIO and a copy to each branch to be copied as needed. +45 days ■ ■ ■ ■ Distribute press releases Contact print and electronic press as appropriate Notify chambers of commerce Arrange interviews if appropriate PIO +30 days Check for appropriate bibliographies or other support materials; Program Committee order adequate quantity from Administration.

PLEASE VERIFY THIS INFORMATION REGARDING THE AV EQUIPMENT YOU HAVE REQUESTED. CALL THE PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE (X216) IF YOU SEE ANY MISTAKES OR HAVE ANY QUESTIONS. 3. PLEASE COMPLETE THE BOTTOM OF THIS FORM AFTER USING EQUIPMENT AND RETURN IT WITH THE EQUIPMENT. M. M. M. M. ) Public Library 26 PART 1 ■ YOUR ITINERARY 4 Getting to Know Your Community RANKLY, I HEAR THE WORD DEMOGRAPHICS AND I groan and then grow limp. I picture myself with a stack of books filled with columns of numbers. Then I picture myself poring through these books, pulling out numbers, and plugging these same numbers into a table I’m creating on my PC.

Policy. Through training, you can teach program coordinators to judge how many locations should host a particular program. Through practice, you will begin to notice which topics and performers draw 20 large crowds regardless of the number of locations that host the event. Over time, you can create a programming manual that addresses various programming issues. The manual might include an FAQ section and could be posted electronically as a Web page for staff reference. Teaching Your Staff How to Produce Good Programs I learn through training and practice.

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