Creating Community Through One Book

Creating Community Through One Book

By:
Katherine Koch, Caroline Land, and Jonathan Anuik
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Description: 

A book has the power to unite a community. Learn about On the Same Page from the University of Alberta's Faculty of Education and the Edmonton Public Library's One Book One Edmonton. These diverse and innovative programs aim to create community, conversation, and engagement. Learn how to start a program at your library, engage users in person and online, and garner benefits for your community.
Learning Objectives:

  • Learn why shared reading is beneficial and has the potential to create community
  • Learn how to implement a successful shared reading program
  • Learn how social media can be used to engage readers
Conference Year: 
2016
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Presentation Topic: 
Adult Programming
Reader's Advisory