Session 9 : Telling Your Library Story

Opportunities to talk about the library arise every day. It’s important for library advocates to be ready to tell a short, compelling story about their library and capture their target audience’s attention. In this skill-building session, participants will draft a short library story and practice telling it to the other participants.

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  • Script : This customizable script guides participants as they develop their own library stories and practice telling them with other participants. It also recommends ways to make the content as relevant as possible. It also includes trainer talking points and suggestions for how to deliver the training and activities you could do.
  • PowerPoint Presentation : This PowerPoint provides a visual component to accompany the script and help create an interactive, engaging session. It will help you keep participants’ attention and the session on track.
  • Handouts : Handouts include a worksheet on how to write a short library speech, reminders and tips for telling library stories, and a library story telling feedback form.