Presentation on theme: "Sarah Moser Interim Director, Haverhill Public Library."— Presentation transcript:
Sarah Moser Interim Director, Haverhill Public Library
Population: Approx 63,000 Approx 42,000 cardholders Median Age: 38.5 yrs Median Household Income: $61, % of population is yrs old HPL has 24 staff members, 15FT, 9PT
Variety, Uniqueness, Creativity Surprise your audience with what you’re willing to offer Bring in a diverse lineup Seek feedback and suggestions Be bold Embrace accidents Get to know your city
Offer millennials “hip” programs
Make programming social
Embrace failure and happy coincidences!
Get out of the building… Establish partnerships with community organizations and businesses that will help you promote Remove preconceptions about the library Create a looser, relaxed environment
Get Lit Book club aimed at 20 and 30 somethings Meets one Thursday evening per month Barking Dog Ale House in downtown Haverhill Barking Blog Blog twitter list
November’s Get Lit Christopher Golden will be there!
Sarah Moser, Interim Director Haverhill Public Library Haverhill, Massachusetts