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Library Education Webinars

Webinar: Using Power Mapping to Advocate More Effectively for Your Library

Originally presented Aug 3, 2017 A broad base of community support is essential to a healthy library. Sometimes, though, you have initiatives and plan...

Library Education The Future of Libraries

Of Fads and Fundamentals

Last month's Library Journal highlighted a little library that could: the Fairmont Community Library Center, a branch of the Mississippi Valley Librar...

Library Education

The Case For Local Online Tutorials

Large groups of people in many parts of the world feel threatened and disoriented by global economic changes that are hard to interpret and even harde...

Library Education Webinars

Webinar: The Fast Track to Community Engagement

Originally presented on March 30, 2017 In this one hour webinar, John Chrastka, Executive Director at EveryLibrary, lays out the essential elements to...

Library Marketing

3 Fixes for The Most Common Library Marketing Mistakes

Marketing, in the library world, is how we communicate our value to the people we serve. With effective marketing, we help potential users understand ...

Library Marketing

Library UX: 3 Rules for A Beautiful Website On Any Budget

Most of the patrons using the computers in your library and everyone who is connecting from outside the library will interact with your website. Given...

Library Education Homelessness

3 Common Mistakes in Working With Homeless Patrons

If you work regularly with homeless patrons, you've likely encountered uncomfortable situations where communication seems to fail despite your best ef...

Library Education The Future of Libraries Homelessness

What Your Homeless Patrons Can Do For You

The common mode, especially in large urban public libraries, is to speak of the challenges presented by our homeless patrons. They make other patrons ...

Library Education Webinars

Webinar: Who Benefits from Staff Training

Originally presented Nov. 17, 2016 One of the most urgent and consistent requests we hear from our customer libraries is for more effective and consis...

Library Marketing Library Education Webinars

Webinar: 15 Free Ways to Effectively Promote Your Library

Originally presented Oct. 14, 2016 For this webinar, we partnered with Kathleen O'Dell, the Community Relations Director at the Springfield Missouri P...