By Brett W. Lear

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

  • Updated chapters on fundamentals reminiscent of investment, crafting directions, subject choice, exposure, post-program reviews, and more
  • A new part on know-how, with principles for on-line publication discussions, supplying courses through Skype, and turning courses into podcasts
  • Methods for tailoring courses for particular teams, corresponding to males, child boomers, and seniors
  • A choice of "five-star" courses from libraries round the state that may be simply adapted

Walking the reader via each point of grownup programming, this re-creation of a tried-and-true publication is actually a librarian s ally.

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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? If you have a budget, how would you like it to be distributed among these programs? 5 Programming Checklist Jefferson County Public Library (JCPL) PROGRAMMING CHECKLIST ADVANCE / DATE DUE +120 days TASK RESPONSIBILITY OF Get a great idea AND THINK Does the idea fit within the program guidelines?

Librarians will be able to transfer their energies from data entry to creating bibliographies and developing patron-training classes. Proposal writing is a fairly political endeavor, and it doesn’t hurt to think politically as you write. If your library is currently conducting a publicity campaign to attract seniors, it might be wise to mention the number of seniors who request obituary notices each month. State that this database will allow the library to better serve these seniors. In your conclusion, summarize the proposal and emphasize a major benefit.

2,000 Would be held at a different location each year July $2,000 Colorado History Local author and/or historian will offer a talk on Colorado History. 6 Programming Calendar (Cont’d) TYPE OF PROGRAM ESTIMATED COST PER LOCATION COST FOR FIVE LOCATIONS PROJECTED MONTH OF PROGRAM TOTAL COST $75 $375 September $375 Adult Book Talk Hire a local professor on Biographies to talk about the best biographies of recent years. $75 $375 October $375 Investing Kathy Buys will give a program on investing. JCPL owns two of her books: Invest with Confidence and Investment Basics for Women.

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