Civic Engagement: Leadership Roles for Libraries
Do you want to make a difference in your community to support democracy and the common good? Then, join us to learn about civic engagement leadership roles for libraries including civic educator, conversation starter, community bridge, visionary, and center for democracy in action. This presenter will highlight successful library civic engagement programs, partnerships, and resources. Also, we’ll explore how to create strategic partnerships to increase civic engagement in our communities. This interactive virtual workshop will include small group discussions with time for participants to share successes and plans for civic engagement. We’ll wrap up with an activity to sustain and nourish ourselves to do this important work in our communities.
Following the workshop, you will be able to:
- Describe civic engagement and why it’s an urgent and important role for libraries.
- Apply an approach learned to foster civic engagement.
- Expand your library’s support for civic engagement.
Presented by Michelle Eberle, Consultant
This virtual workshop is part of the Massachusetts Library System's Civic Engagement Series.
- Thursday, October 22, 2020
- 10:00am - 11:30am
- Time Zone:
- Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
- Virtual CE Class