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Adult Summer Reading Program 2015. The Why -Kids don’t vote. Parents do. Make some new library advocates! -Parents should be modelling good behavior.

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1 Adult Summer Reading Program 2015

2 The Why -Kids don’t vote. Parents do. Make some new library advocates! -Parents should be modelling good behavior. Readers make readers. -Don’t forget the Boomers – Active brains and social participation is paramount.

3 Adult Summer Reading Program 2015 But Really?... When was the last time you got rewarded for reading as an adult? Adults are people, too.

4 Adult Summer Reading Program 2015 Who? People and Partners -Parents -Seniors -College Students -Regular Patrons -Staff -Every Adult! -Senior Center -Community Center -Universities and Community Colleges

5 Adult Summer Reading Program 2015 How? -Marketing Marketing Marketing -Have a strong presence on your website -Capture the “captive” audience -Engender strong buy-in from all staff -Piggy-back your other successful SRPs -Put posters all over your libraries -Relevant programming

6 Adult Summer Reading Program 2015 What? (Kind of Programs) -Dance to the rhythm -Show music-related movies -Ally your library with your city’s Summer Concert Series -Music appreciation class -Make instruments -Echolocation -Hooping (for reals) -Local music talent concert -Exercise to the rhythm -Free music in the library class -Music as therapy -Lives of the music makers -Local band competition -Poetry as music

7 Adult Summer Reading Program 2015 More Tips -DEFINITELY use online signups -A great opportunity to capture information that you can use to improve next year’s ASRP, like age, how patrons heard of ASRP, etc… -Ask for s and turn that list in to a way to -market your events. The next year you can use that list to remind everyone to sign up. -Adults do not expect there to be an SRP for them. Make their day!

8 Adult Summer Reading Program 2015 More Tips -Incentivize: Offer a prize drawing for finishers. Something fabulous. -Have your patrons indicate the favorite book they read on their reading logs, and make a display of those favorites at the end of the summer. Very popular!

9 Adult Summer Reading Program 2015 Questions? Contact me! Morgan Rose Pershing Santa Clara City Library


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