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Social Media 101: Turning Your Library Social Media into a Community
May 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
Facebook. Instagram. Snapchat. How can we connect with our patrons on social media in a way that is meaningful to them and us? Connecting with patrons has changed significantly with the advent of social media but we shouldn’t be afraid to grow our library’s social media presence. This interactive and informative program will give you tips and techniques for developing a successful social media plan that works for your library.
In this program, participants will:
- Discuss how Social Media can work for you
- Discuss how to develop a Social Media Plan and Policy that is in line with Library policy
- Discuss tips and techniques for effective use of Social Media
Patricia Spencer ~ Biography
Patricia Spencer has served as the Public Information Officer for the Lewis & Clark Library for the past seventeen years. Patricia graduated from Carroll College with a B.A. in History and went on to earn a M.A. in English Literature and 20th Century US History from Oregon State University.
She is also the author of an Images of America Series book on Helena: Helena, Montana: The Queen City of the Rockies and the Broadwater Hotel; as well as numerous articles about our local history. In addition to her duties at the library, Patricia is an Adjunct member of the faculty in the Department of Communication Studies at Carroll College.