Programming was hard enough when we had decades of librarians sharing their best practices for running good ones. I certainly don’t have to preach to the choir about how things are different now. So, we can either wring our hands about it, or we can strap in and get to work. I’ve written a guide based on my 3 months of experience doing virtual programs (my experience isn’t out of diapers yet). Many of you won’t need it! I’ve seen hundreds of interesting and informative programs all around New Hampshire! I am stunned and amazed by the ingenuity of the library community at large. We are all amazing and we should be so proud of what we’ve accomplished!
Maybe this guide will address something you haven’t thought of. Maybe it’ll give you a different idea of how to do something you like better. Maybe you’ll find something NOT to do! Or, maybe it’ll be a helpful tool for staff who haven’t yet had the time or courage to start virtual programming.
It’s a brave new world! Take a towel with you. 😉
-Sue Harmon, Librarian I, Manchester City Library
Click here to download the Virtual Programming Best Practices Guide