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Outreach Series: Session Three – Outreach Services

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September 21, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MDT

Session archive (Note: The Zoom host lost connectivity during the Q & A, so we lost some content at the very end).

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This is the third in a series of eight sessions all dedicated to Outreach Librarianship.

Learn about the different types of Outreach Services guided by goals and priorities.  Learn about a community-driven approach and about creating a direct line of access to patrons for requesting services. This is the third session in a series of eight sessions all dedicated to Outreach Librarianship.

While this session can stand on its own, if you are new to Outreach, please consider viewing all eight sessions.

  1. Foundations of Outreach
  2. Mobile Services
  3. Outreach Services
  4. Virtual Services
  5. Event Services, Community Conversations, and Feedback Loop
  6. Community Partnerships
  7. Collecting Data in Outreach and Community Assessment
  8. Outreach Advocacy

About the presenters:

Brittany RainesBrittany Raines is the MOVE Manager at High Plains Library District.  She started as a Page in 2013 and then held multiple positions in the Outreach Department.  In 2020, she became the Outreach Manager, and, in the summer of 2020, the Events and Experience team was added to the department and the department officially became MOVE (Mobile, Outreach, Virtual and Events/Experiences).  Brittany has a B.A. in Sociology and an MLS from Emporia State.  She enjoys building data systems to assist in the evaluation of MOVE’s library services.  Brittany loves to garden in her free time.


Megan LoweryMegan Lowery is the Mobile Services Supervisor in the MOVE department of HPLD.  Megan started her library career as a Library Associate substitute in 2015 at the Lincoln Park branch.  She quickly worked her way through various positions, including Library Associate at the Riverside Branch and Outreach Librarian.  Megan has a B.S. in Rangeland Ecology with a concentration in Restoration Ecology, a M.S. in Rangeland Ecosystem Science, and an MLIS from Texas Women’s University.  Libraryland is a second career for Megan, and she has truly found her calling!  In her rare spare moment, you will find Megan with a book in her hands or even listening to an audiobook while doing other chores.

Lynde McCalebLynde McCaleb is an Outreach Librarian at the High Plains Library District in Weld County, Colorado. She specializes in bookmobile services, teen services, and accessibility services. Lynde received a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Northern Colorado and a Master of Library Science from Emporia State University. She loves comic books, Rock ‘n Roll, and is a Slytherin.


September 21, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MDT