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Displays That Do More: Passive Programming with Book Displays

Tuesday, August 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am EDT

Collection Development

Readers Advisory is one important thing that a well-done book display can accomplish. They can market your collection, programs, and services. But a book display can do more – it can be passive programming which will allow a library to increase their programming in a way that maximizes staff time.
Join Passive Readers’ Advisory expert Lila Denning for an hour of all the ways that you can leverage your book displays to provide programming to patrons of all ages. You will learn how to combine physical and digital materials with interactive features to draw in visitors to your library. She will also show you how to design these displays and replicate the idea online, where possible.

Attendees will learn how to:
• Understand the basic features of book displays as passive readers advisory and what defines a passive program.
• Identify best practices for creating a well-designed book display with interactive features.
• Discover how you can tie together in-library passive programming with book displays to your online efforts and active programming.
• Learn where to find ideas to inspire your passive programming efforts.

Presenter: Lila Denning is a librarian in Florida specializing in Passive Readers Advisory for patrons of all ages. She is the acquisitions coordinator for the St Petersburg Library System and has worked in circulation, reference, and youth services. She serves the volunteer coordinator for the Horror Writers of America. You can find her on Twitter @Vantine and on BlueSky @Vantine.bsky.social. On her blog, bookdisplays.blogspot.com, she talks about ideas for book displays and other forms of Passive Readers Advisory and how to best use it to serve your patrons.

The recording and handouts will be available on Niche Academy after the live event as well as our library of over 700 recorded sessions. To access Niche, go tohttps://my.nicheacademy.com/floridalibrarywebinars

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Tuesday, August 27
10:30 am - 11:30 am EDT
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