An Overview of Working with Senior Patrons and Technology (Online)

Introduction to Seniors and Libraries: An Overview of Working with Senior Patrons and Technology

A Series of Four Webinars presented by Allan Kleiman

This series of four webinars is an overview of issues regarding senior patrons and libraries.

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June 16, 2011 from 10:00-11:30am CDT

Be it basic computer skills or gaming and the internet, the library is often the place to be for seniors to interact with and to learn technology.  What are some best practices when working with seniors and technology?

About the Presenter

For over 30 years, Allan M. Kleiman has shared his expertise as a practicing librarian, author, consultant, library school instructor and frequent workshop leader in the areas of library services to older adults, collection development, diversity and technology. He is the recipient of the Margaret Monroe Award in Adult Services from the American Library Association and is past Chair and member of its Library Service to an Aging Population Committee. He was only one of four official delegates to the White House Conference on Aging in 2005. His recent collection development article on “The New Retirees” appeared in the July 2010 issue of Library Journal.

Social Networking with Seniors

July 7, 2011 from 10:00-11:30am CDT

Outreach to Seniors

July 21, 2011 from 10-11:30am CDT

The Texas State Library is hosting this webinar series and has invited people from anywhere in the country to join in. It is free, so take a look. Note that the time is CENTRAL and adjust for your location.

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