By Brett W. Lear
Programming is a crucial technique of not just drawing new humans to the library but additionally greater serving latest consumers. Lear s worthwhile advisor to grownup courses is back---and larger than ever, with refreshed, improved content material and new rules to reinvigorate courses and provides them a 21st-century spin. This variation includes
- Updated chapters on fundamentals resembling investment, crafting guidance, subject choice, exposure, post-program reviews, and more
- A new part on know-how, with principles for on-line ebook discussions, providing courses through Skype, and turning courses into podcasts
- Methods for tailoring courses for particular teams, reminiscent of males, child boomers, and seniors
- A number of "five-star" courses from libraries round the state that may be simply adapted
Walking the reader via each element of grownup programming, this re-creation of a tried-and-true publication is really a librarian s ally.
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Let’s now look outward into the community and discover more about who our patrons are and what types of programs they prefer. 3 Audiovisual Equipment Request AUDIOVISUAL EQUIPMENT RESERVATION/CONFIRMATION REPORT 1. 2. PLEASE VERIFY THIS INFORMATION REGARDING THE AV EQUIPMENT YOU HAVE REQUESTED. CALL THE PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE (X216) IF YOU SEE ANY MISTAKES OR HAVE ANY QUESTIONS. 3. PLEASE COMPLETE THE BOTTOM OF THIS FORM AFTER USING EQUIPMENT AND RETURN IT WITH THE EQUIPMENT. M. M. M. M. ) Public Library 26 PART 1 ■ YOUR ITINERARY 4 Getting to Know Your Community RANKLY, I HEAR THE WORD DEMOGRAPHICS AND I groan and then grow limp.
Statistics such as these will give you an idea of the popularity of the various topics offered in the past. If your evaluation forms ask patrons to recommend future programs, you will gain insight into additional programming possibilities. Look at State and National Resources Your library very likely submits reports to your state library. These reports may be available via the Web. You might also have copies of the reports in your collection. It isn’t unusual for these reports to contain information on the number of programs that were offered in a given year, the attendance, and the attendance per capita.
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