The Ontario-based Cobourg Public Library may serve a smaller population than other libraries, but its practical and creative approach to marketing helps this library have a big impact on its community. Get inspired by how Cobourg spreads the word about its nearly 20 unique e-resources and full catalog of community-engaging programs.
The Alzheimer’s Association reports that more than 5 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease, including 1 in 10 people aged 65 or older has Alzheimer’s. This statistic may sound grim, but your library is in the perfect position to make a difference!
Nearly 200 public libraries nationwide are responding to growing concerns from adults and seniors about maintaining brain health by offering BrainHQ™, a suite of science-based online brain fitness exercises, to their patrons.
When it comes to library engagement within the community, Greenwich Library in Connecticut has it mastered with a couple key initiatives, and they’re building on their successes. Read more to learn what’s working in their community that could work for yours too!
Still wondering who the heck Alexa is? Voice-activated technology is a hot trend with implications for libraries everywhere. Find out what it could mean for your library.
The 2017 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference was an especially fun show for Demco Software. We loved talking to so many librarians about the ways they’re engaging their community through programming and services and introducing our new solutions to support their efforts.
Learn how Multnomah County Library (OR) is finding ways to engage community members by better understanding their aspirations, needs and obstacles.
The St. Louis County Library is enhancing both its buildings and its services, boosting library usage in the process. Learn what’s working.
Tempe Public Library (AZ) has developed and implemented a unique initiative that focuses on brain health and cognitive improvement with their senior population. The initiative is helping seniors feel independent and like an active part of their community.
What community engagement strategies work? How are libraries making lasting connections with patrons? Librarians across the U.S. talk about their community engagement initiatives and offer insider tips.