Thursday, June 11, 2020 12:00 AM

MLA Connect Coffee Hour: Reopening Communications Strategies

This week, join MLA for a discussion about communicating your library's reopening plans effectively to your patrons and community. How do you tell your story? How do you prepare your patrons for a reopened library with new safety protocols in place? MLA has encouraged “over-communicating” during this time. Learn from some exemplary communications directors about best practices and ideas.

Special guests include Trenton Smiley, Director of Marketing and Communications, Capital Area District Libraries, and Victoria Meadows, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP), who previously served as Library Communications Manager for Lansing Community College.

Speakers

Trent Smiley
Trent Smiley is the Director of Marketing and Communications, Capital Area District Libraries.

Victoria Meadows
Victoria Meadows is Vice President of Marketing and Communications at the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) in Lansing, MI where she partners across the Lansing regional community to help attract and retain business and people in the Lansing region.

Prior to joining LEAP in 2017, Victoria began her career at one of the nation’s top community colleges, Lansing Community College, serving as Library Communications Manager where she worked to increase awareness of and engagement with students, faculty and staff on behalf of the Library; and served as the first program coordinator for LCC’s community read initiative One Book One LCC, which has since grown into the Capital Area One Book community read program.


 

Resources

Coffee Hour Chat log

Please note this recording is provided for information purposes only and is not legal advice. If you are in need of special accommodations to access this resource please contact us at [email protected].

 

 

 


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