Advocacy, Libraries, Marketing

Libraries in the News: Social Media Success

Periodically I like to share stories of libraries and other organizations doing a great job with marketing, communications, and community engagement. Here are two such stories. The little library that could: Lessons from Orkney Library on being a little fish in a big pond on socialA library on a remote Scottish island with a population… Continue reading Libraries in the News: Social Media Success

Advocacy, Libraries, Marketing

Libraries in the News: Freedom to Read and Tool Lending Library

Periodically I like to share stories of libraries and other organizations doing a great job with marketing, communications, and community engagement. Here are two such stories. Campaign to Support Diverse Books Is a Viral SensationA Twitter campaign supporting access to diverse books launched by a group of librarians was a viral success with the hashtag #FReadom.… Continue reading Libraries in the News: Freedom to Read and Tool Lending Library

Advocacy, Libraries, Marketing

Libraries in the News: TikTok and Fundraising

Periodically I like to share stories of libraries and other organizations doing a great job with marketing, communications and community engagement. Here are two such stories, both from National Public Radio. Chesterfield library, looking to connect with younger patrons, goes viral on TikTokAn interview with Kathleen Packard, the library‚Äôs director, about how they leveraged TikTok… Continue reading Libraries in the News: TikTok and Fundraising

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Communications Tips for Libraries Facing Book Challenges

My typical weekend routine, if I'm not dashing off to a kid-related activity, is to listen to NPR's Weekend Edition while I drink my coffee. This past weekend, I was intrigued to hear a promo for a story about a library director. "This library director resigned after continuous dramatics over featured books" The story itself… Continue reading Communications Tips for Libraries Facing Book Challenges

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Ask Me Your Burning Questions About Library Marketing & Communications

Library professionals: I want to hear from you! What are your most "burning questions" about library marketing and communications? What gives you the most joy, and the most frustration, when it comes to telling your library's story? Here are some examples of questions I've heard over the years: How can I help my fellow library… Continue reading Ask Me Your Burning Questions About Library Marketing & Communications