Dates: April 28, 2021

VirtuaLITly Yours: How to Reach Readers During Virtual Times

Presenter(s) Molly Dettmann

Nothing shut down reading and book access faster than when school and public libraries closed down because of Covid-19. Despite not being in the physical library, learn about how one high school library reached its readers through book talks, social media, digital displays, and more, as well as how this continued in even more inventive ways when school was back in session, but the library still needed to enact safety protocols.

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VirtuaLITly Yours: How to Reach Readers During Virtual Times

Nothing shut down reading and book access faster than when school and public libraries closed down because of Covid-19. Despite not being in the physical library, learn about how one high school library reached its readers through book talks, social media, digital displays, and more, as well as how this continued in even more inventive ways when school was back in session, but the library still needed to enact safety protocols.

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The Mountain Plains Library Association (MPLA) is a twelve state association of librarians, library paraprofessionals and friends of libraries. Its purpose is to promote the development of librarians and libraries by providing significant educational and networking opportunities. The Association meets annually in joint conferences with member states on a rotational basis.