Outreach

How to Build a Neighborhood/Community One Hello at a Time (TBLC)

Too often outreach becomes a formal process of meetings and mailings with little personal contact with the people in your community as individuals. Community-building starts with how each person who works for the library treats people inside and outside the library; it takes a little courage, some compassion, and a willingness to be patience, as …

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Digital Presence and Online Outreach for Libraries (Online) (NEFLIN)

Tuesday, September 20, 2:00 – 4:00 pm on your DESKTOP In today’s online environment, libraries need to go beyond traditional ideas of outreach and take advantage of new tools for connecting with their users.  During this webinar we’ll look at ways for improving web site visibility in search engines and discuss a variety of ideas …

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Outreach Strategies for the Latino Community (Online) (NEFLIN)

Thursday, August 11, 2:00 – 4:00 pm on your DESKTOP Create strategies to achieve your outreach goals, monitor those strategies, and be more persuasive to funding sources!  This webinar will provide a general overview on starting outreach strategies and five key points to keep in mind. Interactive activities, case scenarios and specific strategies to attract …

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12 Magic Spanish Phrases for Customer Service and Reference Librarians (Orange Park) (NEFLIN)

Wednesday, July 13, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at NEFLIN in Orange Park This interactive, fun and powerful workshop will provide basic tools to handle language and cultural barriers in libraries. We’ll cover words, phrases and dialogues that will open the door to your Latino patrons such as greetings, simple commands and instructions. Library vocabulary …

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Making Decisions: Choosing Library Materials for Bilingual Populations (Online) (NEFLIN)

When it comes to purchasing bilingual materials, librarians are bombarded with sales pitches from editorial distributors and publishing houses. Many times, those materials turn out to be inappropriate for their target audiences resulting in wasted funding and an underserved population. In this 2-hour webinar, learn four basic guiding principles that will help you purchase appropriate …

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