Apr. 29, 2020

Virtual Programming via Social Media

A laptop, tablet, and phone, all turned off.

While our libraries are closed during this global health crisis, we encourage our patrons to continue joining us on our social media platforms for posts from our staff as we work from home.

May 13, 2020 @ 5pm – Virtual Collective Board Meeting – Connect via phone: ‪+1 617-675-4444‬ PIN: ‪510 316 122 3095‬#

Dalton-Whitfield County Library

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The staff at the Dalton-Whitfield library will be posting content to each of the three social media accounts above Monday – Friday for the entirety of our closure.

Schedule

  • Monday
    • 9:00 AM – (Kids) Make It Monday – crafts or activities for children
    • 1:00 PM – (Teens) Program reminder – reminder for teen programs; teen programs are hosted in the teen Discord, link can be requested via social media or email
    • 2:00 PM – (Teens) Pokémon® League Training via Facebook video – a training video related to our official Pokémon® League
    • 5:30 PM – (Adults) Engagement or “Quarantine Life” photo from staff working from home
  • Tuesday
    • 10:00 AM – (Kids) Weekly songs & rhymes video – the non-story content of our virtual storytime is posted to Facebook for use throughout the week
    • 11:00 AM – (Kids) Read-aloud via Facebook Live with publisher permission
    • 1:00 PM – (Teens) Writing prompt
    • 2:00 PM – (Teens) Read-aloud via Facebook video with publisher permission
    • 4:30 PM – (Teens) Group activity on Discord server
    • 5:30 PM – (Adults) Art or DIY via Facebook video with reminders on other social media
  • Wednesday
    • 9:00 AM – (Kids) Show and Tell – families post photos based on a theme
    • 11:00 AM – (Kids) Read-aloud via Facebook Live with publisher permission
    • 1:00 PM – (Teens) Program reminder – reminder for teen programs; teen programs are hosted in the teen Discord, link can be requested via social media or email
    • 2:00 PM – (Teens) Read-aloud via Facebook video with publisher permission
    • 5:30 PM – (Adults) 4-1-1 informational post – different resources for the community to use on each social media platform
  • Thursday
    • 11:00 AM – (Kids) Read-aloud via Facebook Live with publisher permission (Bilingual)
    • 1:00 PM – (Teens) Engagement questions or prompts
    • 2:00 PM – (Teens) Read-aloud via Facebook video with publisher permission
    • 4:30 PM – (Teens) Anime Night via Discord through Crunchyroll partnership
    • 5:30 PM – (Adults) Sew Dalton tutorial via Facebook Video
  • Friday
    • 1:00 PM – (Teens) Engagement questions or prompts
    • 2:00 PM – (Teens) Craft or DIY via Facebook video
    • 5:30 PM – (Adults) Friday Fun photo or share
    • 6:00 PM – (Kids) Chapter Book Tasting Read-aloud via Facebook video with publisher permission

Calhoun-Gordon County Library

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Join us Monday – Saturday for a read-aloud of the classic Great Expectations by Charles Dickens at 5:00 PM. Some content will be shared from the Dalton-Whitfield Facebook.

Chatsworth-Murray County Library

Facebook
During this closure, we will be sharing content from the Dalton-Whitfield Facebook.

Author

Betsy Powell
Librarian at Dalton-Whitfield Regional Library

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