What's Your E? - The E's of Libraries
Presented Live: September 24, 2019
know that your library is vital to your community, but how do you
communicate its importance to elected officials, community leaders,
funders, and other key stakeholders? How can you talk about what your
library does using their language? Learn how to use The E’s of
Libraries® – Education, Employment, Entrepreneurship, Empowerment, and
Engagement – to demonstrate why your library is essential.
United for Libraries Board Member Alan Fishel will discuss the concept of The E's of Libraries® and how to overcome the "reality-perception" gap that comes with library advocacy.
Paula Miller, executive director of
the Baltimore County (Md.) Public Library, will discuss how her library
uses The E's of Libraries®, and how it was used for Maryland Library
Charity Tyler, executive director of the Cedar Rapids (Iowa) Public Library Foundation, will discuss how to apply the E's to your library and Foundation.