the future of libraries in the digital age
Your Name and Title: Dianne Connery, Director
Library, School, or Organization Name: Pottsboro Library
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Texas, USA
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): Entrepreneurial Thinkers
Short Session Description (one line): Leverage circumstances to create opportunity
Full Session Description (as long as you would like):
Opportunities hide behind adversity. Librarians are living in a time of budget cuts and increased community needs. If we are intentional, we can use these tough circumstances to grow our organizations.
This presentation will describe specific examples of creating opportunity by approaching challenges differently. 1. Improving internet access in a rural community. 2. Building a relationship with a reluctant school district. 3. Competing with essential city services at budget time.
And have fun while doing it!