ALA TechSource Webinar Discount “Facebook in the Library: Enhancing Services and Engaging Users"

Event Information


Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Event Type: 

Continuing Education - Webinar

Event Category: 

Professional/Personal Development

CEU Hours: 





LibraryLinkNJ is subsidizing the cost for 10 individual members to take this online training from the American Library Association.  The price to you is just $15! That’s almost a 70% discount off the list price of $50.

Please send payment (purchase order or check payable to LibraryLinkNJ) to:


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LibraryLinkNJ subsidizes the cost of each class to make high-quality, low-cost training available to staff of member libraries. Please pay registration fees promptly.

If you require an invoice before you can submit payment, please email your request to Nanette Cox - ncox@librarylink

Target Audience

All library staff


LibraryLinkNJ will purchase 10 individual registrations for the online, real time ALA TechSource webinar Facebook in the Library: Enhancing Services and Engaging Users" with David Lee King.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

The first 10 members to register by the deadline of 4 PM on Wednesday, July  3, 2013 are eligible for this discount.  A waiting list is available. 

Program Description:

Around 154 million Americans—51 percent of the population—are now using Facebook, according to a recent study by Edison Research. How effectively are you using this direct, free means of communication to reach out to your library’s patrons and users? Digital branch and social networking innovator David Lee King will share what he’s learned from years of experience and experiments with the Topeka and Shawnee County’s Facebook page. He will answer your questions and share time-saving tips on getting the most out of using Facebook.

Topics include:

  • Fundamentals for setting up and managing your Facebook page
  • Planning content for your library Facebook page
  • How to engage the library’s Facebook fans
  • How to market your library through a Facebook page

About the Instructor:

David Lee King is the Digital Branch and Services Manager at the Topeka and Shawnee County (Kansas) Public Library, where he plans, implements, and experiments with emerging technology trends. He speaks internationally and writes about emerging trends, website usability and management, digital experience planning, and managing tech staff. David was named a Library Journal "Mover and Shaker" for 2008 and recently published his first book, Designing the Digital Experience. David writes the “Internet Spotlight” column in Public Libraries magazine with Michael Porter and blogs.


Online Access Information:

After the registration deadline, LibraryLinkNJ will assign a "seat" for the webinar from ALA to each particpant.  We will provide ALA with particpant contact information. ALA will then send confirmation and all information needed to access the webinar directly to the participant's email.

Further technical information is at the ALA TechSource FAQ page.

This webinar is hosted by ALA and no one at LibraryLinkNJ can help you with technical problems, so please follow the instructions from ALA and read everything carefully in advance of the first class.

Once you have received instructions from ALA and have any questions about access, you can contact Dan Freeman at ALA - or call him at 312-280-5413.

Registration Information



The deadline for registration is 4 PM on Wednesday, July  3, 2013. A waiting list will be available.

MPORTANTRegistering for this class commits you to submitting payment and to taking the class.  No cancellations or refunds are possible for ALA eLearning discounted offerings.

When LibraryLinkNJ purchases a seat in an ALA eLearning class or course, there is no possibility of our receiving a refund.  This means, if you change your mind about taking this course, we cannot give you a refund.  This is important for you to know, as this is different from the refund policy for LibraryLinkNJ programs.

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