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Welcome!
Reach Them, Teach Them –
Having a Lifelong Learning
Lecture Series in YOUR
Library
Meg Wempe
meg@pagosalibrary.or...
A little background….
 Meg Wempe, Assistant Director at Ruby M.
Sisson Memorial Library in Pagosa Springs,
CO
 meg@pagos...
Lifelong Learning
“Our whole life is an Education — we are ‘ever-
learning,’ every moment of time, everywhere,
under all c...
Who are the people
in your
neighborhood?
…The people that you see each
day….
What does staff
know?
Willing to share?
Patrons
Local government
Parks
National monuments
Forest Service
…
Colleges/Universities
-- possible speakers
-- get ideas
Tailor your talks!
Individual Think
What can you think of, specific to
where you are, that no one has
said, that may apply to you and
your li...
Group Think!
SHARE OUT
Getting the
word out!
Yes, but when?!?
 No rules!
 Poll patrons
 YOUR series
Questions?
Meg Wempe
Ruby M. Sisson Memorial
Library – Pagosa Springs, CO
meg@pagosalibrary.org
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Big Talk From Small Libraries 2016 - Reach Them, Teach Them: Having a Lifelong Learning Series in YOUR Library

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Reach Them, Teach Them: Having a Lifelong Learning Series in YOUR Library
Meg Wempe, Assistant Director & Adult Services Librarian, Ruby M. Sisson Memorial Library, Pagosa Springs, CO (Population served: 12,000)

Big Talk From Small Libraries 2016
February 26, 2016
http://nlcblogs.nebraska.gov/bigtalk/

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Big Talk From Small Libraries 2016 - Reach Them, Teach Them: Having a Lifelong Learning Series in YOUR Library

  1. 1. Welcome! Reach Them, Teach Them – Having a Lifelong Learning Lecture Series in YOUR Library Meg Wempe meg@pagosalibrary.org Ruby M. Sisson Memorial Library Pagosa Springs, CO
  2. 2. A little background….  Meg Wempe, Assistant Director at Ruby M. Sisson Memorial Library in Pagosa Springs, CO  meg@pagosalibrary.org  Thank you for coming!  Lifelong Learning Lecture Series
  3. 3. Lifelong Learning “Our whole life is an Education — we are ‘ever- learning,’ every moment of time, everywhere, under all circumstances something is being added to the stock of our previous attainments.” – Edward Paxton Hood, Self-Education: Twelve Chapters for Young Thinkers, 1852
  4. 4. Who are the people in your neighborhood? …The people that you see each day….
  5. 5. What does staff know? Willing to share?
  6. 6. Patrons
  7. 7. Local government Parks National monuments Forest Service …
  8. 8. Colleges/Universities -- possible speakers -- get ideas
  9. 9. Tailor your talks!
  10. 10. Individual Think What can you think of, specific to where you are, that no one has said, that may apply to you and your library?
  11. 11. Group Think! SHARE OUT
  12. 12. Getting the word out!
  13. 13. Yes, but when?!?  No rules!  Poll patrons  YOUR series
  14. 14. Questions? Meg Wempe Ruby M. Sisson Memorial Library – Pagosa Springs, CO meg@pagosalibrary.org

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