Successful library outreach involves going where your patrons gather. In an increasingly digital environment, just what does that look like? Our speaker will identify virtual spaces ripe for outreach, and discuss the best ways to utilize them, providing case studies along the way.
Original broadcast July 28, 2021
Presenter: Nick Tanzi
Nick Tanzi has been incorporating emerging technologies into the library as a children’s librarian, the founding member of a digital services department, and most recently, as the Assistant Director of the South Huntington Public Library. During this time, he has spoken in the U.S. and abroad on topics ranging from social media marketing to 3D printing. He is the author of Making the Most of Digital Collections through Training and Outreach (2016), and Best Technologies for Public Libraries (2020). He writes “The Wired Library” column for Public Libraries Magazine. Tanzi was named a 2017 Dewey Fellow by the New York Library Association, and currently serves as President of its Making and STEAM Round Table.