Bookstagramming: Leveraging Instagram to Connect, Promote, and Reflect

Meet your teen patrons where they are—and extend your library beyond its four walls! Instagram—more than just selfies and cute hashtags—allows you to reach countless teen patrons, well, instantly. Learn how to use this powerful tool to generate excitement among your teen patrons—and watch your library media program grow! Audience members will be able to see real-life examples of how we use Instagram to enhance our library program and walk away with ideas on how you can start your journey today!


  • Martha Bongiorno, School Librarian
  • Sarah Sansbury, School Library Media Specialist, River Trail Middle School