Marketing and Outreach
How Are You Celebrating Autism In Your Libraries In April?Posted by Rob Christopher on 04/06/2023
2023: it's in the cardsPosted by Rob Christopher on 01/04/2023
Find the Perfect Gift for Everyone!Posted by Rob Christopher on 12/13/2022
Making the connection: Amanda L. Folk and Tracey Overbey discuss libraries and the Black and African American experiencePosted by Rob Christopher on 09/22/2022
Still a predominantly white profession, librarianship has a legacy of racial discrimination, and we must face and better understand the ways in which race impacts how we meet users’ needs both now and in the future. Amanda L. Folk and Tracey Overbey, authors of two ALA Editions Special Reports, posit that identifying and acknowledging implicit and learned bias is a necessary step for moving forward.
"Diversity of identities should be a celebration, not a burden": an interview with Jessica Anne BrattPosted by Rob Christopher on 02/22/2022
Children's librarians are taking seriously our profession’s calls for equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI). They already know that popular storytimes can be an effective way to increase community representation and belonging at the library.
Insights on marketing with social media: an interview with Beth C. Thomsett-ScottPosted by Rob Christopher on 10/05/2020
Needless to say, in our current circumstances social media as a marketing tool is more important than ever for libraries, not only to promote their services but also to build community. For the all-new second edition of Marketing with Social Media, a LITA Guide published in cooperation with ALA Editions, editor Beth C. Thomsett-Scott gathers a range of contributors to explore real-world uses of library marketing technology.
Free PDF with coloring pages, writing prompts, and uplifting quotes!Posted by Admin Admin on 05/19/2020
Free PDF e-book—Library as Safe Haven: Disaster Planning, Response, and RecoveryPosted by Admin Admin on 04/08/2020
Interview: Hillary Dodge on food literacy programs, resources, and ideasPosted by Admin Admin on 02/18/2020
In the view of author Hillary Dodge, with ties to information needs, social justice, and the maker movement, food literacy initiatives are a natural fit for libraries. Her new book Gather ‘Round the Table: Food Literacy Programs, Resources, and Ideas for Libraries doesn't just make that case, it also showcases a host of food literacy programs from libraries across the country.