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					from WJ Support to All Participants:          Welcome everyone. You should now be able to hear the audio as we prepare

from Jennifer Peterson to All Participants:   Archive: http://www.webjunction.org/events/webinars/webinar-archives/ar

from Maura Otis to All Participants:          Maura is here. A little trouble logging on...

from Jennifer Peterson to All Participants:   Welcome to Diane and Yuliya from Gwinnett County Public Library, part of th

from Andi Figart to All Participants:         wow! Phenomenal information!

from Connie VonSleichter to All Attendees: Our library is a social hub for both adults, teenagers and younger kids.

from Jennifer Peterson to All Participants:   Here's the link to the From Awareness to Funding report http://www.oclc.org

from Jennifer Peterson to All Participants:   Be sure to post your comments and questions here in chat. This from Anne: W

from Robert Manning to All Participants:      Can you give us links to the ROI studies?

from Jennifer Peterson to All Participants:   Yes, we'll get the links to those ROI resouces she mentioned and post to arch

from ava ehde to All Participants:            brian dennehy

from Connie VonSleichter to All Attendees: Brian Dennehy?

from Laura Boynton to All Participants:       lou reed

from Dawn Halberg to All Participants:        Brian Dennehey

from Connie VonSleichter to All Attendees: Amy Tan?

from Laura Boynton to All Participants:       brian dennehey

from Dave Koenig to All Participants:         elvis

from Dave Koenig to All Participants:         he's a one-name icon w/me

from Dave Koenig to All Participants:         :o)

from Julie Finch to All Participants:         Mary Steenbergen?

from Jennifer Peterson to All Participants:   All the resources for libraries are here: http://get.geekthelibrary.org/

from Sergio Lopez to All Participants:        Non-Fiction

from Jennifer Peterson to All Participants:   I *love* the chalkboards!!

from Jennifer Peterson to All Participants:   http://www.geekthelibrary.org/
from Connie VonSleichter to All Attendees: I want to geek a library blog for our community.

from Jennifer Peterson to All Participants:   http://www.facebook.com/geekthelibrary

from Jennifer Peterson to All Participants:   http://twitter.com/geekthelibrary

from Jane Blackburn to All Participants:      please define "geek" for me

from Maura Otis to All Participants:          Any examples of geeking the library in rural areas?

from Jennifer Peterson to All Participants:   Report: http://www.oclc.org/reports/geekthelibrary.htm

from ann miller to All Participants:          How were these pilot markets chosen?

from Jennifer Peterson to All Participants:   Geek (verb)




from Jennifer Peterson to All Participants:   3. To possess a large amount of knowledge in.


from Connie VonSleichter to All Attendees: Today's definition is greatly different from what the original "geeks" were.

from Carly Peary to All Participants:         that's so true

from Carly Peary to All Participants:         and good

from Martine Fiske to All Participants:       Any graphics or materials available in the campaign that the libraries can inse

from mumtaz Memon to All Participants:        I like the first one very appropriate

from Connie VonSleichter to All Attendees: Yes, being a geek today covers any interest and is a good thing to be!

from Julie Finch to All Participants:         I'm in PA and my mom in DSM sent me "Geek" info from the DesMoines, IA li

from Ann Roberts to All Participants:         I think it derives from "having knowledge in the extreme", such as knowing a

from Jennifer Peterson to All Participants:   Yes, Jennifer will talk about the resources posted here for libraries to use: htt

from mumtaz Memon to All Participants:        Personlalization is a good idea, how about putting geek title for followers in b

from Jennifer Peterson to All Participants:   Report: http://www.oclc.org/reports/geekthelibrary.htm

from Connie VonSleichter to All Attendees: BTW, we havn't had raises for our staff in 3 years!
from Heidi Gustad to All Participants:        LIZ DOES :)

from Heidi Gustad to All Participants:        whoops. ignore that please :)

from Caroline Helms to All Participants:      Where can we get the Tshirts?

from Robert Manning to All Participants:      Jennifer - Can you provide links to the ROI studies?

from Andaiye Reeves to All Participants:      cool tatto!

from Andaiye Reeves to All Participants:      tattoo

from Jennifer Pearson to All Participants:    t-shirts can be purchased via geekthelibrary.org-- they are available for librar

from Yuliya Hadzhieva to All Participants:    The Girl wih the Library Tattoo!!!!!

from Heidi Gustad to All Participants:        ha!

from Jennifer Pearson to All Participants:    http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/news/01192011/spread-word-there-s-

from Jennifer Pearson to All Participants:    FLP ROI study

from Dee Shackelford to All Participants:     Are there any Libraries in Florida doing this program

from Jennifer Peterson to All Participants:   ihttp://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/news/01192011/spread-word-there-s

from Jennifer Pearson to All Participants:    http://ui.uncc.edu/story/measuring-return-investment

from Jennifer Pearson to All Participants:    Charlotte Mecklenburg study

from Jennifer Peterson to All Participants:   sorry, one more time: http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/news/01192011

from Carly Peary to All Participants:         @Dee S. - where in FL are you?

from Jennifer Pearson to All Participants:    there is interest in FL-- from many libraries-- one of our staff is speaking at th

from Carly Peary to All Participants:         I think FL should be one of the statewide programs :-)

from Dee Shackelford to All Participants:     I'm am in Hardee County, cental Florida a member of the Heartland Co-op

from Dee Shackelford to All Participants:     I would love to do this here we are small only 4 full time and 1 part-time at th

from Stacy Reyer to All Participants:         I'm in Manatee County, west coast of Florida!

from Jennifer Parsick to All Participants:    Osceola County, central FL

from Jennifer Pearson to All Attendees:       there's certainly momentum in FL -- if you are interested in bringing libraries
from Beth Sindler to All Participants:        i'm in Lake County and think a state-wide promotion would be great with the

from Carly Peary to All Participants:         Will do. We are at Wilderness Coast it's a north florida co-op covering Jeffers

from Carly Peary to All Participants:         We do need to be proactive against any possible funding changes. The more

from marion steele to All Participants:       I would love to do this at our library in Globe, Az. we are a small library with 2

from Connie VonSleichter to All Attendees: With all the changes in the Salt Lake library system in Utah, I'd rather have a

from mumtaz Memon to All Participants:        Very practical time line and planned with national events. Nice Planning

from Connie VonSleichter to All Attendees: We have zero budget for advertising; the local papers have not given us a "br

from Jennifer Peterson to All Participants:   from Jennifer Pearson:


from Karen Hein to All Participants:          Connie, do you have a Friends group who would be willing to pay for ads? Ou

from Connie VonSleichter to All Attendees: Our Friends group usually just entails our used book sales and the proceeds g

from Debbie Kirchhoff to All Participants:    If I cannot convince our whole system to participate, is single branch particip

from Jennifer Peterson to All Participants:   I like the partnerships!

from Connie VonSleichter to All Attendees: We also may be interested in just a branch level campaign.

from Dee Shackelford to All Participants:     Not sure the Co-op would all do either since we are spread out over 5 countie

from Dee Shackelford to All Participants:     Branch level for us

from Jennifer Peterson to All Participants:   Thanks for posting your questions...keep them coming and we'll address them

from Jennifer Pearson to All Attendees:       single branch is possible-- all branches will probably receive some benefit sinc

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from Yuliya Hadzhieva to All Participants:    Interesting partnerships!

from Ann Roberts to All Participants:         Unintentional keyboarding. Sorry.

from Dee Shackelford to All Participants:     So we can do our own posters with members of our community?

from Beth Sindler to All Participants:        In Florida, we need to fight to keep State at 21.3 million, we kept this year, as

from Jennifer Pearson to All Attendees:       yes-- can do local posters-- we have a template
from Claire Franek to All Participants:     Excellent presentation!

from Nichole Lawless to All Participants:   Will the links listed in this training be sent to us or made available after the se

from Dee Shackelford to All Participants:   what about T-shirts I think I could get a local printer to do us some shirts

from Maura Otis to All Participants:        Are there public and private partners in this process?

from Heidi Gustad to All Attendees:         Thanks, Claire!

from WJ Support to All Participants:        Hi Nichole - a complete archive, including links will be sent out to all registran

from Laci Crossman to All Participants:     Great program! Very excited to share this information!

from Nichole Lawless to All Participants:   Perfect, thank you!

from jeanne sagovac to All Participants:    Thanks for all the information...I will share

from Ann Roberts to All Participants:       Truly one of the better advocacy programs I've seen lately.

from Heidi Gustad to All Attendees:         Here's a link to customized posted by one of our partner libraries, Marshall D

from Heidi Gustad to All Attendees:         They had a shelver take the pics throughout the week, and 100% of their staf

from Heidi Gustad to All Attendees:         Also, their therapy dog and an active library family are featured. Pretty cool.

from Dee Shackelford to All Participants:   thanks for answers on shirts!!

from Robert Manning to All Participants:    Marketing Suggestion: We're hosting a "Love Your Library" campaign in Febr

from mumtaz Memon to All Participants:      Great idea for library advancement and Advocacy. Great discussion Thanks

from Dee Shackelford to All Participants:   Thanks for a great informational session

from Stacy Reyer to All Participants:       Thanks! Keep Florida in mind please.

from Andaiye Reeves to All Participants:    thank you

from Sergio Lopez to All Participants:      Thank you for making this events available.

from Connie VonSleichter to All Attendees: Thanks to everyone.

from jeanne sagovac to All Participants:    This has been wonderful...thanks everyone

from Sergio Lopez to All Participants:      *these
from Dee Shackelford to All Participants:      Agree with Stacy Keep Florida in Mind!!

from Carly Peary to All Participants:          FL library folk - don't forget to go the site and mention a collaborative effort w

from WJ Support to All Participants:           http://webjunction.org/crossroads - keep up to date with what's new at Web

from Yuliya Hadzhieva to All Participants:     Thank you for the great resources

from janet pawlowski to All Participants:      thanks very much

from Stacy Reyer to All Participants:          Will do Carly.

from Chrystal Carr Jeter to All Participants: This was very informative and I hope I can sell it to my library in NEO. Great jo

from Robert Manning to All Participants:       Thank you from Syracuse, NY

from Tami Mullins to All Participants:         THANK YOU!!! GREAT!!!

from Mary Ayers to All Participants:           Thank you. This seems doable

from marion steele to All Participants:        thank you

from ava ehde to All Participants:             Thanks for a great opportunity for our libraries!
 hear the audio as we prepare to start at the top of the hour. If you cannot hear the audio, please use the Q&A panel below to ask for sup

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 unty Public Library, part of the Geek pilot cohort!! We'll look to you to chime in here in chat with your experiences!




gers and younger kids.

ng report http://www.oclc.org/reports/funding/default.htm

 ere in chat. This from Anne: We need to pass our next sales tax measure by 66%. We've done it once, but what will it take to do it again




e mentioned and post to archive.




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 the original "geeks" were.




aign that the libraries can insert their names (personalize)?




is a good thing to be!

nfo from the DesMoines, IA library. She liked it.

extreme", such as knowing all of the episodes of Star Trek: TNG; hence you are a Star Trek geek.

d here for libraries to use: http://geekthelibrary.org/about/librarians.html

ng geek title for followers in blogs
-- they are available for libraries that run the campaign free of charge




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ber of the Heartland Co-op

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nterested in bringing libraries in FL together-- we can do that-- just go to get.geekthelibrary.org and click on "interested"-- tell us you are f
otion would be great with the challenge of our governor.

florida co-op covering Jefferson/Wakulla/Franklin counties.

e funding changes. The more publicity for us small rural libraries the better!! Let's get together, FL!

z. we are a small library with 2 full-time staff and 3 part-time employees. We are wanting to build a new library so this would be very imp

em in Utah, I'd rather have a County-wide geek program for our 7 branches in Washington County.

nal events. Nice Planning

papers have not given us a "break."




d be willing to pay for ads? Ours does!

book sales and the proceeds go to buying library materials; I'll look into that.

pate, is single branch participation doable?




 are spread out over 5 counties




coming and we'll address them in a minute.

ably receive some benefit since the campaign will be run out in the community




 our community?

3 million, we kept this year, as the governor vetoed the legislation, but a new governer wants to cut a lot of things.
 or made available after the seminar? Or was I supposed to have copied them all down??

 nter to do us some shirts




will be sent out to all registrants later today. You can also find some information already posted here: http://www.webjunction.org/event




 r partner libraries, Marshall District Library: http://www.flickr.com/photos/56028868@N05/sets/72157625487237031/

  week, and 100% of their staff are represented in the photos.

mily are featured. Pretty cool.




 our Library" campaign in February with our county legislators in order to engage and build personal relationships between the library dire

 cy. Great discussion Thanks
ention a collaborative effort when you click 'Interested' --I just did. Hope this develops

date with what's new at WebJunction!




to my library in NEO. Great job!
e Q&A panel below to ask for support, I'll be happy to help.




experiences!




but what will it take to do it again given that we need more that super supporters and probable supporters.
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on "interested"-- tell us you are from FL and want to talk about implementing the campaign in conjunction with other FL libraries
w library so this would be very important to us.
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tionships between the library directors/staff and our county legislators. A Valentine-like invitation card is sent to each ligislator. Geek wo
tion with other FL libraries
is sent to each ligislator. Geek would fit into this nicely.

				
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