[kids-lib] Reaching New Demographics

tanenz at comcast.net tanenz at comcast.net
Thu Feb 13 12:08:47 PST 2014

Here are a few random ideas.


School parent groups

School family literacy events

Head Start family events or parenting classes

Teen parenting classes or groups

Host a Día celebration

After-school sessions held by community groups

Multi-lingual church groups

ESL  and immigrant classes

Reach Out and Read programs of medical facilities

United Way of Lane County Summer Reading Spots

Food Pantries


Thanks to all library staff reaching out to under-served families.


Hope Crandall


From: Kids-lib [mailto:kids-lib-bounces at listsmart.osl.state.or.us] On Behalf
Of Taylor Worley
Sent: Thursday, February 13, 2014 11:14 AM
To: kids-lib at listsmart.osl.state.or.us
Subject: [kids-lib] Reaching New Demographics


Happy Thursday, Everyone!

I'm looking for some new/unique ways to reach potential patrons and
infrequent patrons about children's programs. I know how to "preach to the
choir", but I am looking for ways to market to the rest of the community. 

Ideas? Successes? Please share! 


Taylor Worley | Youth & Community Services Librarian, Creswell Library 


"Always remember you're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem,
and smarter than you think." - A. A. Milne

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