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Picturing America Promotion: Reaching Library Staff and Community Groups

October 2, 2009
Short Title
Picturing America Promotion: Reaching Library Staff and Community Groups
Summary

Learn how American art and history resources can be adapted to encourage public engagement in libraries.

Description

Nancy Davenport, Director of Library Services at the District of Columbia Public Library (DCPL), will share her experiences coordinating Picturing America programs within the DC library system. Nancy will share tips for empowering staff to use the collection as a basis for public programming, as well as creating partnerships with schools, community organizations, and local funding agencies.

 

 

Recorded on
10/02/2009
Duration
56 minutes
Presenters

Nancy Davenport, director of library services, District of Columbia Public Library

Prior to joining DCPL, Nancy held multiple senior leadership positions with the Library of Congress. Nancy has served as President of the Council on Library and Information Resources, and as a Board member of the National Information Standards Organization, the American Library Association, the Digital Library Federation, the National Humanities Alliance, and the US National Committee for UNESCO.

Cost
Free
Library Type
Public
Audience
Adult
Children / Family
Job Functions
Resources and Program Starters