Event Type

Lightning Talk

Description

Librarians have approached community engagement and outreach in many different ways. Whether presenting to members of community groups or hosting events and tours, librarians have actively worked to promote and inspire the use of information resources in the communities they serve. Due to the impact of COVID-19, methods of community engagement and outreach have changed immensely, calling for new and innovative approaches to creating, connecting, and engaging communities. This session highlights emerging and evolving approaches to engagement and outreach for librarians, offering attendees a variety of methods to consider as they work to safely and creatively connect with their communities.

Available for download on Monday, October 11, 2021

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Oct 11th, 8:00 AM

Connecting During COVID: Creating and Sustaining Communities in HyFlex and Virtual Settings

Librarians have approached community engagement and outreach in many different ways. Whether presenting to members of community groups or hosting events and tours, librarians have actively worked to promote and inspire the use of information resources in the communities they serve. Due to the impact of COVID-19, methods of community engagement and outreach have changed immensely, calling for new and innovative approaches to creating, connecting, and engaging communities. This session highlights emerging and evolving approaches to engagement and outreach for librarians, offering attendees a variety of methods to consider as they work to safely and creatively connect with their communities.