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State Library Learning Circuit 2019 (Storm Lake)

Begins 10/14/2019

Understanding Audiences for Community Engagement and Support

Libraries that effectively communicate their value to the community—especially about the outcomes of their programs and services in the lives of their users—see a dramatic increase in library use and perceived value by non-users. In this workshop led by John Chrastka and Patrick Sweeney from EveryLibrary, participants will learn the strategies behind creating engaging messages and techniques for communicating more effectively to their public. The workshop will include a discussion of where we usually find opposition, why individuals may oppose libraries, and what we can do to alleviate the potential damage of their oppositional messages on the library.

There is a $15 registration fee for this workshop. This event will include a working lunch with no time to leave campus. Lunch will be available in the Buena Vista dining hall at an additional cost of $9/person in cash or you may bring your own lunch.

Payment of the registration fee is due prior to the workshop and can be mailed to:

State Library of Iowa
Attention: Samantha Berch
1112 E. Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50319

Registration is pending until paid.

Registration will close one week prior to the event.


Central Time
Date: 10/14/2019
Start Time: 09:00 am
End Time: 04:00 pm
Credit Hours: 7
Instructor : John Chrastka and Patrick Sweeney
Location: Buena Vista University
Address: 610 W 4th St.
Storm Lake, IA 50588
Website: https://www.bvu.edu
Phone: (712)749-2400
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