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Author Lear, Brett W.

Title Adult programs in the library / Brett W. Lear.

Edition Second edition.
Publication Info. Chicago : ALA Editions, 2013.
Location Call No. Status
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  027.6 LEA    AVAILABLE
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Description xviii, 262 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I: Building a framework for success. Tying programming to your library's mission -- Developing guidelines and procedures -- Administrative necessities -- Getting to know your community -- Getting funded -- Selecting a topic -- Your target audience -- Identifying the right performer -- Choosing the best format -- Programming and technology -- Generating publicity -- Producing the program -- Evaluating the program -- Looking toward the future of adult programming -- Part II: A collection of five-star programs. Resource directory.
Summary These days, many libraries are serving more patrons through their websites than they are through the doors of their physical buildings. Lear shows how to get patrons engaged with the programming that we can offer; the importance of attracting niche audiences; and how to use the technology necessary to plan, promote, produce, and evaluate your programs.
Subject Adult services in public libraries -- United States.
Libraries -- Cultural programs -- United States.
Libraries and community -- United States.
Adult services in public libraries.
Libraries and community.
Libraries -- Cultural programs.
United States.
ISBN 9780838911402 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0838911404 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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