CENL Event

15th May 2020

Living Knowledge Network: Digital Engagement Part II

The Living Knowledge Network’s series of webinars on Digital Engagement continues with a two part session beginning with a general introduction to good practice for Marketing and Communication for Libraries. Part two will focus more specifically on effective use of Facebook and Instagram:

Part One: A jargon-free introduction to Library Marketing and Communication

Wed, May 27, 2020 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM BST

Presenter: Ned Potter.

Part 1 of this webinar will focus on how to approach marketing public libraries online, across all platforms. How do we frame messages so they have the most impact? What actually matters to our audiences? How do we keep things simple without dumbing down?

Recording: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/3640958395776379920

Part 2: Engaging users with Facebook and Instagram

Thu, Jun 4, 2020 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM BST

In Part 2 this series will look at boosting engagement across Facebook and Instagram specifically. Facebook is the largest social network in the world, but how do we use it strategically and to get key messages to our users during the pandemic? Instagram is by far the most important newer platform for Libraries, and more and more public libraries are now being permitted to set up accounts. You don’t need a good camera to make Instagram work, and the focus will be on types of content, logistics, and tagging – plus a hack for posting to Instagram from laptops and PCs…

Recording: https://register.gotowebinar.com/recording/2635492395771909121 


Part 3: Using Poetry to Engage Digital Audiences

Thursday 11 June 11:00 – 12:00


The next webinar in the digital engagement series will take a creative twist and feature poet and performer Liv Torc. Prepare to be inspired and to discover new ideas and approaches to engaging online audiences through poetry plus practical tips for potential programme activities. Liv is a strong believer in the power of poetry to bring people together through shared creative experiences where all are welcome, no matter their level of experience. Liv is currently working with National Poetry Day to explore ways in which poetry can create connections and knit together communities. This is an ideal opportunity to discover a new avenue for showcasing community creativity and becoming part of the build up to National Poetry Day on October 1.More information about Liv Torc and Project Haiflu can be found here https://www.livtorc.co.uk/?page_id=365



Resource link: https://nationalpoetryday.co.uk/poems/haiflu/


Past webinars in this series:

If you missed the first webinar in this series, Building engagement on Twitter during the pandemic”, the recording is available here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/7473815247676093446