Federation of Ontario Public Libraries

Have you heard? The 2020 Marketing Libraries Think Tank presented by the Ontario Library Association is happening this month, virtually, with the support of our sponsors – Library Bound Inc., Library Services Centre, Whitehots, and Open the Book North America.
We miss you and miss meeting in person for our annual one-day conference for all library marketers. Since in-person is not possible, we invite you to learn over lunch with two Noon webinars designed to support you where you are, right now:
1 week from today:
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
12:00 – 1:10 pm ET
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Learn from our panelists:
  • Veroy Clarke, the Project Coordinator for the Mississauga Library Open Window Hub
  • Gail MacFayden and Leesa Tossios, Area Managers, Toronto Public Library
  • Alana Forslund, Outreach and Development at Ontario Arts Council
Explore how libraries amplify their efforts to support their communities when they partner with like-minded organizations.Tickets are still available at the lowest price of $20 for OLA members and $30 for non-members.
2 weeks from today:
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
12:00 – 1:10 pm ET
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Learn from our panelists:
  • Melanie Boatswain-Watson: Communications Officer, Toronto Public Library
  • Liz Gildner, MA: Change Manager, Toronto Public Library
  • Shelley McKay: Communications Manager, Hamilton Public Library
  • Raquel Russell: Communications Assistant, University of Toronto Scarborough Library
Explore communications strategies that work when library services shift amid a global pandemic; change management tips for survival; and lived examples of crisis communications responses. This cross-sector discussion with actual case studies from public and academic libraries is not to be missed.
And that’s not all! Your registration confirms your entry to our giveaway with prizes from our sponsors Library Bound Inc, Library Services Centre, Whitehots, and Opening the Book North America.
Tickets are still available!
Click on the title of the webinar to register:
Creating, Funding and Marketing Community Partnerships: Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 12:00-1:10pm E.T.
Crisis & Change Communications: What We Did and What We Know Now, for Next Time: Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 12:00-1:10pm E.T.:

We’ll miss seeing you in person, but honestly we are just as excited to support you, wherever you may be!