The Iron is HOT!: Libraries as Innovative and Community Catalysts

Course Objectives:

Self enrollment

Renew your sense of hope for the longtime viability of public libraries. Presenter Mary Lou Carolan sees amazing and out-of-the-ordinary opportunities for your library to serve as a vibrant and active community center. The library can be the creative catalyst to ignite community enthusiasm. Learn about the Inside/Outside Approach and other engaging and fun marketing practices. Find out how to implement placemaking for lighter, quicker, cheaper ways to attract more users. And catch the sense of urgency that libraries need to act now: Hope, Opportunity, Time strike while the iron is HOT!

Presented by: Mary Lou Carolan, director, Wallkill Public Library, New York