Session Title

Using Your Library's Virtual Presence to Reach Users with Disabilities

Presenter Information

Renee Grassi, Dakota County Library

Description

Is your library working towards improving accessibility to customers with disabilities? Have you developed new programs and services that intentionally welcome individuals with special needs, but are struggling to connect with your target audience? Developing inclusive library services will be more effective if your library connects with the disability community, and leveraging your organization’s virtual presence will help you do that. Dakota County Library’s Youth Services Manager Renee Grassi will share strategies to optimize your library’s website, social media, and digital resources to welcome individuals with disabilities at the library. Learn about innovative, easily replicable and cost-efficient ways to increase awareness of your library services and reach new users in your community.

Start Date

21-3-2019 10:30 AM

End Date

21-3-2019 11:30 AM

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Using Your Library's Virtual Presence to Reach Users with Disabilities

Is your library working towards improving accessibility to customers with disabilities? Have you developed new programs and services that intentionally welcome individuals with special needs, but are struggling to connect with your target audience? Developing inclusive library services will be more effective if your library connects with the disability community, and leveraging your organization’s virtual presence will help you do that. Dakota County Library’s Youth Services Manager Renee Grassi will share strategies to optimize your library’s website, social media, and digital resources to welcome individuals with disabilities at the library. Learn about innovative, easily replicable and cost-efficient ways to increase awareness of your library services and reach new users in your community.