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Convening/Moderating Forums @ your library: Nuts and Bolts (Session 4 of 4)

May 22, 2012
Short Title
Convening/Moderating Forums @ your library: Nuts and Bolts (Session 4 of 4)
Summary

Public deliberation is a process used to engage contentious, difficult issues from diverse perspectives. Learn more in this four-part series.

Description

Topics include deliberative conversations that public, academic, and school libraries are convening; how these discussions are repositioning libraries in their communities; and the logistics involved in planning a forum -- from choosing the issue topic to publicizing the event to following up with participants.

Also see:

Part 1: "Convening Forums @ your library: Getting Started"

Part 2: "Moderating Forums @ your library: Nuts and Bolts"

Part 3: "Moderating Forums @ your library: Step by Step"

Recorded on
05/22/2012
Duration
1 hour, 11 minutes
Presenters

Nancy Kranich, chair, ALA Center for Civic Life Advisory Committee

Patty Dineen, public engagement consultant/contributing editor, National Issues Forums Institute Website

Carolyn Caywood, convener, Virginia Beach Public Library Forums

Betsy McBride, designer and supporter of civic engagement projects for public agencies and other organizations

Cost
Free
Library Type
Academic / College
Public
Audience
Adult
Job Functions
Professional Development/Training