Learn how a handful of librarians from Jefferson-Madison Regional Library pulled together a How-To Festival featuring brief presentations and workshops from dozens of local individuals and community organizations, strengthening existing partnerships and developing new ones throughout the process.

By the end of this program participants will:
• Take away resources for presentation idea
• Learn how to identify and contact community organizations
• Learn how to plan and develop a publicity strategy
• Have tips for smooth workflow during a fast-paced event



Original broadcast October 17, 2019 

Biography ~ Heather Pehnec
Heather Pehnec is a Reference Librarian and Volunteer Coordinator at the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library where she has worked for nearly 15 years. Before that, she worked in the circulation, technical services, outreach and children’s departments of the Boulder Public Library in Colorado. In addition to managing adult volunteers for the library system, she has helped present community programs such as The Big Read, Same Page and the How-To Festival.