Creating Social Connections Through Libraries

Creating Social Connections Through Libraries

By:
Nadine Riopel
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Description: 

More than ever, the role of the library as a social hub is needed to fight social isolation. This session will provide an overview of this crisis, and examples of libraries using deliberate strategies to fight it. We will use structured small group discussions designed to create connection between the participants, and discuss ideas for enhancing the role of libraries as social hubs in every community.
Learning objectives:

  • Greater understanding of social capital crisis
  • Understand ways to create social connection through libraries
  • Increased connection to fellow community librarians
Author E-Mail: 
nadine@nadineriopel.com
Conference Year: 
2017
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Presentation Topic: 
Accessibility