PCI Webinar with Morgan Pershing
Building a Successful Adult Summer Reading Program
Tuesday, February 14th, from 10:30 – 11:30am Eastern
Competency: Adult (General) Programming
Sub-Category: Aligns programs with the library’s goals and objectives and with the identified interests and needs of the community
If you’re not planning to offer an Adult Summer Reading Program, why not? Adults are people, too, and having a Summer Reading Program is a wonderful way to show them your library cares. Did you know participants in Adult Summer Reading programs:
· Have families who also participate?
· Are looking for ways to stay active and involved?
· Become library advocates?
· VOTE for Library funding?
This session will explore the nuts and bolts of creating a successful Adult Summer Reading Program at your library. It’s time to bring the largest contingent of your patron base on board for summer reading fun.
Attendees will learn:
· How to start a program for first timers, including how to encourage your administrators and fellow staff to support your effort
· How to enhance your existing program
· How to develop affordable programming
· How to target adults
Morgan Pershing -- Biography
During her time as a librarian, Morgan Rose Pershing has served children, teens, adults and seniors and has worked in public, special and academic libraries. She spent eight years as an Adult Services Librarian at Santa Clara City Library, and began in January as the Community Library Manager for the County of Los Angeles Public Library (COLAPL) at the Catalina Island branch.
Morgan has presented at conferences on many topics, and created webinars for California Library Association and other state library associations. In addition, she teaches classes on community partnerships and graphic novels for adults for San Jose State University’s School of Information.
FREE for employees of Supporting Member Institutions
$20 for members in our Ohio service area
$25 for everyone else