Tuesday, May 1 2018
10:30am - 11:30am

PCI Webinar: From Budgeting to Blanketforts: Programming for 20-30 Somethings

PCI Webinars is offering SOMD libraries seats in the following webinar through them. If you or your staff are interested, please see the registration link at the bottom of this announcement. This session will also be available in the PCI Webinars archive one week after the session. Please only register if you can attend the live session.

PCI Webinar with Jez Layman

From Budgeting to Blanketforts: Programming for 20-30 Somethings

Tuesday, May 1st from 10:30 - 11:30 am EST
Competency: Public Service Competencies
Sub-Category: Adult (General) Programming
A recent PEW study reported Millennials are the generation most likely to use the library, so why aren't we seeing them at our programs? In this interactive and informative webinar, learn how to capture the elusive 20- and 30-something adult audience by offering programs unique to their needs.

This presentation will cover how to start, which programs work best, creating a book club, and marketing in new ways to reach a new audience.

At the end of this program, attendees will be able to:
- How to begin offering programming specifically for adults in their 20s and 30s
- Program ideas, including staff time, costs, and resources
- Start a book club for 20-30somethings
- Prepare for and avoid potential pitfalls
- How to change marketing approaches and mediums to reach the Millennial audience
Jez Layman -- Biography
Jez Layman is an Adult Services Librarian at Indian Prairie Public Library in Darien, IL. When she's not on the reference desk, she's planning programs for 20-30 somethings for IPPL's popular #LibSocial group or teaching classes on job hunting. She has a deep love for audiobooks and has a spreadsheet for every occasion.

Please register by April 24th via tinyurl.com/y7zre8oy . This session uses VoIP, high-speed Internet and a headset/speakers are required. Please remember to include your email address to receive the session link.

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