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Beyond the basics nest 2010

  1. 1. BEYOND THE BASICS:<br />Specialized Library Services Your<br />Customers Will LOVE!<br />Patti Butcher<br />Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library<br />NEST 2010<br />
  2. 2. Personalized Reading Lists<br />AKA “PEARLS”<br />Readers submit online form<br />Librarians utilize Readers’ Advisory tools, book reviews, and consult with colleagues<br />Annotated title list is prepared and sent<br />We ask for feedback so we can adjust<br />
  3. 3. Test Proctoring<br />Managed by group of librarians<br />Proctor takes responsibility as contact person for educational institution<br />Free service that is heavily used<br />Maintain file of students/ exams<br />Only cost to library is personnel time<br />No special “oversight” provided<br />
  4. 4. Recipe Assistant<br />Special occasion recipes<br />“Grandma used to make this…”<br />Healthy family eating<br />What can I do with….?<br />Online form submission<br />Previous “Recipe Assistant” posts are featured – gives an idea of what’s possible<br />
  5. 5. Book Group in a Bag (BGIB)<br />10 copies of one title<br />Discussion guide<br />Tips for successful book groups<br />Checks out for 6 weeks<br />Reservations up to 1 year in advance<br />Online reservation form<br />Checks out as 1 item (in bag)<br />
  6. 6. Speakers Bureau <br />Short presentations available to community & service groups <br />General library services overview<br />Special topics available by request<br />Online form – easy to submit request<br />Easy & free way to promote your library<br />
  7. 7. Reference Appointments<br />One-on-one time with subject specialists<br />Up to 1 hour<br />Online form request<br />Popular topics include: <br /> Genealogy<br /> Downloading audio/ ebooks<br /> Small business research<br /> Research paper topics<br />
  8. 8. Special Day Service<br />Request customized packet of:<br />headlines articles advertisements<br /> from magazines & newspapers <br /> in our collection<br />Tell us specific date and event<br /> (marriage, birthday, etc)<br />Fee-based service<br />
  9. 9. Trivia Night @ your library!<br />Teams of 5-8 enter together, all ages<br />10 categories/ 10 questions each<br />Top teams win prizes<br />Registration required<br />Food & drink available (for purchase)<br />Can do “themes” like mystery, sports<br />Friday evening or Saturday afternoon/ once per quarter<br />
  10. 10. Questions?<br />Patti (Butcher) Poe<br />ppoe@tscpl.org<br />785-580-4561<br />

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