Adult Programs in the Library by Brett W. Lear

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By Brett W. Lear

Programming is a vital technique of not just drawing new humans to the library but in addition higher serving latest buyers. Lear s priceless advisor to grownup courses is back---and greater than ever, with refreshed, extended content material and new rules to reinvigorate courses and provides them a 21st-century spin. This version includes

  • Updated chapters on fundamentals equivalent to investment, crafting instructions, subject choice, exposure, post-program reviews, and more
  • A new part on expertise, with principles for on-line booklet discussions, providing courses through Skype, and turning courses into podcasts
  • Methods for tailoring courses for particular teams, comparable to males, child boomers, and seniors
  • A choice of "five-star" courses from libraries round the nation that may be simply adapted

Walking the reader via each element of grownup programming, this new version of a tried-and-true publication is actually a librarian s ally.

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Let someone talk and walk you through the process, from start to finish— from the initial idea, through the production, and into the evaluation process. Be sure that training involves producing an actual program. Knowing that the result is a real performance will increase the desire to learn and participate. Another training format—other than one-onone mentoring—is the workshop. This workshop can cover all the dry things, such as paperwork and evaluation forms, and it can accentuate the better parts, such as choosing a topic and selecting a performer.

This sounds terribly far in advance, but this is a fairly common timeline for programming. ) generally want the information at least three months in advance to give them time to create flyers, newsletters, and news releases. It’s also very likely that your program is just one of many publicity projects in the works. Plan ahead. While we’re in the mode of planning ahead, let’s do a few more things. Let’s start with a calendar-like projection of the coming year. What types of programs would you like to offer next year?

Gov/surveys/libraries/publicpeer/. Getting to Know Your Community 29 As you can see, there are several state and national surveys floating around out there. The point is that your library may already be collecting and submitting information that can help you determine the number of people who are attending programs within your organization. These reports will also contain information about your patrons, such as age ranges, income levels, and educational backgrounds. Your library might have copies of the reports and surveys it has submitted in recent years.

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