The Public Library Division will host a Media & Messaging Training for library leaders on Thursday, September 5, and the fall Public Library Directors’ meeting on Friday, September 6, at the Wilsonville Public Library.
The Media & Messaging training has no registration fee. Pat McCormick of am:pm PR will present a training on media and messaging for libraries. The training will cover working with media, effectively developing and delivering your message, staying on message, and crisis communications. With 40 years of public relations and communications experience, Pat is a respected strategist and has provided counsel to the region’s largest industries and national brands. He is the recipient of a lifetime achievement award from Portland’s Public Relations Society of America.
Following Pat’s presentation, library consultant Penny Hummel will facilitate a discussion about library communications, including internal communications and getting the word out about your library’s activities and services. Penny has a background in libraries, including serving as Marketing & Communications Manager for Multnomah County Library and director of the Canby Public Library. As a consultant, Penny has worked with more than 35 clients in seven states.
Registration deadline is Friday, August 30. Register Here: http://olaweb.org/pld-media-and-messaging-training.
The Public Library Director’s Meeting has a registration fee of $15 (including lunch and beverages) or $0 (with no lunch or beverages). Join public library directors from around the state to discuss pressing issues for public libraries. The meeting will include presentations about developing administrative rules establishing the minimum conditions for public libraries in Oregon, Census 2020, building public support for your library, and the GO Kids initiative. This is always a great day, so please join us!
Registration Deadline is Friday, August 30. Register here: http://olaweb.org/pld-directors-mtg-reg-sept-2019.
If you have any questions about this meeting and/or registration, please contact Jerianne Thompson at JThompson@tualatin.gov.