Take 5: 2019 Resources to help with planning, promotion and marketing
Say goodbye to 2018 and hello to 2019. Here are some resources that may be of interest to us all as we look at how we are going to program, plan, organize and market in 2019.
Movies and Television
I always find movie releases to be a great opportunity to do book displays and cross promotion. And no one can deny the impact of Netflix programming. There are a lot of graphic novel and comic book inspired projects coming out in 2019.
Bookstagram Reading Challenges
Bookstagram has a variety of reading challenges that we can share with patrons and get them involved with. Or, use these as an example and start your own library/community specific challenges. You’ll want to make sure and provide a hashtag for your patrons that is your library specific so that you can search and find posts on social media.
Here is a list of various 2019 reading challenges that we can invite our patrons to participate in. Or, again, we can use these as an example and start our own library/community specific challenges.
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About Karen Jensen, MLS
Karen Jensen has been a Teen Services Librarian for almost 30 years. She created TLT in 2011 and is the co-editor of The Whole Library Handbook: Teen Services with Heather Booth (ALA Editions, 2014).
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