Steal These Social Media Secrets!

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Making the public aware of all that your library has to offer isn’t easy. In my own experience, I’m only now discovering things like Fountaindale Public Library’s Studio 300. If I had had access to something like that at my library as a kid, I would have been there every day using the green screens, camera equipment,… Read more »

Redefine Your Library with Public Access TV

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Redefine Your Library with Public Access TV

Think having a community access television station could never happen in your library? No doubt establishing one on your own is a big undertaking, but at least two access TV vets say it is possible to start small. And it is absolutely worth the trouble. Michael White has run Community Access Television Services (CATS) out of the Monroe… Read more »

Stage Your Meeting Rooms to Boost Bookings

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You wouldn’t wear sweats for an online dating profile pic, would you? (We didn’t think so!) So, when it comes to listing your library meeting spaces online, it follows that you’ve got to put them in their very best light. After all, there are plenty of meeting spaces available for your patrons to reserve outside… Read more »

How to Optimize Your Website for a Better Patron Experience

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How to Optimize Your Website for a Better Patron Experience

With budget cuts, time restraints, and a lack of resources, it can be extremely taxing for librarians to pull together a website that meets all of the needs of its users. Luckily, there are some tips and tricks that can make a huge difference in your website’s organization, aesthetics, and—most importantly—your patrons’ online experience. Whether… Read more »