PCI Webinar with Amy Alessio
Building Great Programs for Seniors
Competency: Adult (General) Programming
Sub-Category: Older Adult Services and Programming
By building programs that engage and attract active seniors to your library, you can help reinforce your library’s status as an important community center for residents of all ages.
In this workshop, Amy Alessio will provide you with several programming ideas and tips on how to market these programs, so that you can build successful programs that attract more seniors into your library. She has conducted over 250 live programs on related topics at libraries, senior centers, and national conferences including 2013 ALA Annual and is recognized as one of the top library programming authorities in the country.
- What subjects are of particular interest to today’s senior citizens and why
- How to use trends and short programs to replicate and create your own programs
- How to extend popular topics into clubs or recurring events for seniors
Amy Alessio ~ Biography
Amy Alessio is an award winning teen librarian with a black belt in karate. Her latest co-authored reference titles, A Year of Programs for Millennials and A Year of Club Programs for Teens, were published by ALA Editions in 2015. She has enjoyed presenting over three hundred webinars and live workshops on library programs and services. She served on the YALSA Board of Directors as well as on selection award committees. She reviews romance novels for Booklist. Learn more at www.amyalessio.com.