Finding YOUR Voice on Social Media

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Catharine Richardson

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How do they do it? Those libraries that always have something to say on social media – how do they find their online voice, and how can you find yours?

 

Small libraries without a large programming and event schedule can find it hard to develop content for their social media presence. Finding Your Voice gives enough

suggestions that you can post every day of the year!

 

Presented by Catharine Richardson. Catharine is a board member for the Redcliff Public Library. She has developed the library’s social media program and is on the Advocacy Committee. In her day job, she runs her own company, WebGenii Consulting, which provides computer application support and computer training.

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Webinar
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LibraryAware Basics: Newsletters

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Marigold Library System

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Learn how to use LibraryAware to create Newsletters to inform and entertain your followers. See how LibraryAware's ready-to-go opt-in pages and subscriber management make cultivating followers a snap!

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Video
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Making Videos for Education and Instruction

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Marigold Library System

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This presentation will provide an introduction to the process of making videos. Examining the three stages of video creation (pre-production, production/recording, and post-production) the aim will be to provide an understanding of what is required to make videos with a focus on educational/instructional contexts. Specific emphasis is placed on how design decisions about various facets (e.g. audience, technology, purpose) affect other elements and possibly enable or constrain future choices. Join presenters Julia and Michael as they share insights from their collaboration on multiple video-based instruction projects over the past several years.

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LibraryAware Basics: Social Media

Author

Marigold Library System

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Want to make sure your library’s social media followers have all the latest news on your services and virtual programs and provide great reading recommendations? You can create attractive, professional-looking posts quickly and easily with LibraryAware! And the best part? You can post to Facebook and Twitter directly from your LibraryAware account.

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Video
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LibraryAware Basics: Print Materials

Author

Marigold Library System

Description

LibraryAware is an online design program specifically for libraries. With its ready-to-go print and email templates, libraries can easily promote their collections, programs, and services. Templates can be used as-is, or libraries can customize and create their own event flyers, newsletters, social posts, bookmarks, and more. With LibraryAware, engaging readers in your collections, programs, and resources is easy!
This webinar will show you the ins and outs of using LibraryAware for the first time and using the drag and drop editor to create awesome, eye-catching print promotional materials for your library.

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Video
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The Butler Did It! How to Host a Great Murder Mystery at Your Library

Author

Marigold Library System

Description

Looking for a great, interactive program suitable for teens and adults but don't know where to get started? Come and find out how to plan a murder mystery party at your library! We'll discuss how to choose which mystery to host, how to register guests, assigning characters, preparation for the night of, and lessons learned!

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Recorded Webinar. Original air date May 26, 2020.

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Video
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Let Me Out! Designing and Implementing a Digital Escape Room

Author

Marigold Library System

Description

With many libraries adapting programs for virtual environments due to the COVID-19 pandemic, one unexpected contender has emerged: the digital escape room. Join Hailey McCullough, Head of Adult Services at Grande Prairie Public Library, as she discusses and demonstrates the steps for creating a digital escape room of your own using Google Forms.

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With many libraries adapting programs for virtual environments due to the COVID-19 pandemic, one unexpected contender has emerged: the digital escape room. Join Hailey McCullough, Head of Adult Services at Grande Prairie Public Library, as she discusses and demonstrates the steps for creating a digital escape room of your own using Google Forms.

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Video
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How to Run Coding Programs at Your Library

Author

Marigold Library System

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Join Grant Stewart of Marigold Library System for a lesson on how to teach kids coding. Grant will show you the basics of the coding program he organized and delivered to dozens of patrons throughout multiple summers working for Marigold Library System. He will go over the resources that are the most useful, fun games, and coding toys like the Sphero and Code-a-Pillar that teach kids while they play!

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Join Grant Stewart of Marigold Library System for a lesson on how to teach kids coding. Grant will show you the basics of the coding program he organized and delivered to dozens of patrons throughout multiple summers working for Marigold Library System. He will go over the resources that are the most useful, fun games, and coding toys like the Sphero and Code-a-Pillar that teach kids while they play!

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