Building Great Programs for Seniors Workshop—GROUP RATE

While completing your purchase, fill in the name and e-mail address of the group leader who will sign in to the event by clicking the "Attendees" button to the right of the item in your cart. This individual will receive an e-mail from WebEx confirming registration before the event begins. Attendees should add messenger@webex.com to their approved email sender list, so they can ensure that they receive the automatic notifications.

$120.00
ALA Member: 
$ 108.00
Item Number:
1541-9027
Date: 
Day:  October 24, 2018
Time:  2:30pm to 4:00pm EDT
Delivery Method: 
Live
Duration: 
90 minutes
Publisher: 
ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions
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Building Great Programs for Seniors Workshop
A 90-minute workshop, Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 2:30pm Eastern/1:30pm Central/12:30pm Mountain/11:30am Pacific

By building programs that engage and attract active seniors to your library, you can help reinforce your library’s status as an important community center for residents of all ages.

In this workshop, Amy Alessio will provide you with several programming ideas and tips on how to market these programs, so that you can build successful programs that attract more seniors into your library. She has conducted over 250 live programs on related topics at libraries, senior centers, and national conferences, including ALA Annual,  and is recognized as one of the top library programming authorities in the country.

After participating in this workshop, you will know

  • What subjects are of particular interest to today’s senior citizens and why.
  • How to use trends and short programs to replicate and create your own programs.
  • How to extend popular topics into clubs or recurring events for seniors.

While completing your purchase, fill in the name and e-mail address of the group leader who will sign in to the event by clicking the "Attendees" button to the right of the item in your cart. This individual will receive an e-mail from WebEx confirming registration before the event begins. Attendees should add messenger@webex.com to their approved email sender list, so they can ensure that they receive the automatic notifications.

This is an online event hosted through WebEx. Further technical information is available at the ALA Store FAQ page.

Bulk Orders

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Amy Alessio

Amy Alessio is an award-winning librarian with a black belt in karate. Her latest book is the co-authored work Pop Culture-Inspired Programs for Tweens, Teens, and Adults (ALA Editions, 2018). Her fiction includes the Amazon bestselling Alana O'Neill mysteries with vintage recipes. She teaches graduate-level young adult literature and webinars on book trends and social media. She enjoys helping authors find readers through her work at AuthorRx, and she is a romance reviewer for Booklist. She teaches workshops on midcentury foods and crafts to share her passions for Jello and jewelry. Learn more at www.amyalessio.com.

If you have any questions about this workshop, please contact us at elsmarketing@ala.org.

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Accommodations are offered based on user needs. For transcription, live captioning, or other accessibility requests, please contact us at elsmarketing@ala.org.