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Are you looking for ways that your library can help your community to bridge the digital divide?
This informative and interactive presentation will explore how one rural library has improved internet access throughout the community, hosted telehealth appointments, worked with schools to ensure opportunities for youth, and improved digital literacy skills for patrons and local businesses.

Learning Objectives:
• How to improve internet access in your community
• Examples of innovative programming to engage a variety of populations
• Strategies to secure funding

Original broadcast January 7, 2021 

Presenter ~ Dianne Connery
Dianne Connery is the director of the innovative Pottsboro (Texas) Area Public Library. She was a corporate trainer and entrepreneur before moving to a rural community ten years ago. On the verge of closing its doors, Dianne led a group of dedicated volunteers who transformed it into the vibrant community-gathering place it is today. She is passionate about the role of rural libraries.