Introduction to Seniors and Libraries: Social Networking for Seniors
A Series of Four Webinars presented by Allan Kleiman
This series of four webinars is an overview of issues regarding senior patrons and libraries.
July 7, 2011 from 10:00-11:30am CDT
More and more seniors are joining or becoming interested in social networks. What is the library’s role in this trend, and how can libraries use social networks when interacting with their senior population?
About the Presenter
For over 30 years, Allan M. Kleiman has shared his expertise as a practicing librarian, author, consultant, library school instructor and frequent workshop leader in the areas of library services to older adults, collection development, diversity and technology. He is the recipient of the Margaret Monroe Award in Adult Services from the American Library Association and is past Chair and member of its Library Service to an Aging Population Committee. He was only one of four official delegates to the White House Conference on Aging in 2005. His recent collection development article on “The New Retirees” appeared in the July 2010 issue of Library Journal.
July 21, 2011 from 10-11:30am CDT
The Texas State Library is hosting this webinar series and has invited people from anywhere in the country to join in. It is free, so take a look. Note that the time is CENTRAL and adjust for your location.