PCI Webinar with Kathy Pape
Embrace the Holidays: Tips and Tricks to lead your staff and community through the season
Competency: Public Service Competencies
Sub-Category: Provides an array of opportunities for patrons from diverse backgrounds to enjoy the library as a place of community
The library is a busy place regardless of the time of year but with the hustle and bustle of the holiday season just around the corner, we can sometimes miss out on opportunities to connect the library to the season. Attend this webinar to learn some unique ways to embrace the holidays and include your staff, patrons as well as the community in a series of worthwhile projects and events.
From decorating the library on a tight budget, to motivating your staff to be more festive, we will cover it all in this one-hour webinar!
In this fast paced and fun program, participants will learn:
- How to include staff in special projects and charitable giving
- Social media ideas to reach a wider audience and promote the library
- How to connect with patrons using and sharing a theme
- How to be the leading organization in your community by offering partnering activities
Kathy Pape ~ Biography
Kathy has worked for thirteen years in Ohio libraries and is currently the Executive Director of the Conneaut Public Library in Conneaut, Ohio. Kathy also works as a producer, writer, actor, and director for one of Ohio’s cable access channels that provides programming to households in Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. Kathy is also a member of the board of Trustees of the Northeast Ohio Regional Library System and was recently elected to the National Board of the Association of Rural and Small Libraries.