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Event Name:Creating Programs for Patrons in Their 20s and 30s
Competency:Adult Services and Programming
Description:Presenters will discuss their experience with programming for Millennials, including establishing a new program series, developing a brand, and marketing techniques.  Attendees will learn about specific programs such as bar trivia, a book club for adults who like to read YA, and plenty of pop culture and nostalgia-themed programs that have specific appeal to the millennial demographic. Library staff will be empowered to create programming for patrons in their 20s and 30s in their own communities, and leave with ideas for specific programs they can implement on their own.
 
Learning outcomes:
  1. Marketing to the 20s/30s demographic
  2. New program ideas that appeal to Millennials
  3. Understanding of why it’s important to provide timely programs for Millennials and how to communicate this to your Management team
Presenters:

Katie LaMantia is a Collection Development Librarian at Baker & Taylor. She is a former teen advisory board member turned Teen Librarian at the Schaumburg Township District Library in Schaumburg, Illinois. She has a personal and professional appreciation and interest in pop culture and has presented at multiple library conferences about libraries, teens, and 20s and 30s programming. She enjoys writing, traveling, and extreme adventure activities. She is the co-author of A Year of Programs for Millennials and More (ALA Editions, 2015), 50+ Fandom Programs: Planning Festivals and Events for Tweens, Teens, and Adults (ALA Editions, 2017), and Pop Culture-Inspired Programs for Tweens, Teens, and Adults (ALA Editions, 2018).
 
Emily Vinci is the Fiction Manager at the Schaumburg Township District Library in Schaumburg, Illinois. Her professional interests are promoting the acquisition and appreciation of comics and graphic novels in libraries as well as creating programming that targets patrons in their 20s and 30s. She presents frequently about pop culture and millennial-targeted programming and co-authored the books A Year of Programs for Millennials and More (ALA Editions, 2015), 50+ Fandom Programs: Planning Festivals and Events for Tweens, Teens, and Adults (ALA Editions, 2017), and Pop Culture-Inspired Programs for Tweens, Teens, and Adults (ALA Editions, 2018). She is a fanatic about the pop culture of the 70s, 80s, and 90s and loves spending time curating her many collections of pop culture ephemera.
 
Event Date:10-10-18
Event Time:10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern
Location:Online
Via Adobe Connect
UNITED STATES
Contact Person:Melissa Lattanzi
(phone: 3306550531)
Details:Who should attend:  Anyone interested in learning more about attracting Emerging Adults through programming
Competencies:  Adult Services and Programming

GEO Cost:      $40
Bronze Cost:  $24
Silver Cost:    FREE
Gold Cost:     FREE


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