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Learn how to use PA Forward’s branding, tools, and five literacies to effectively frame your programming, marketing communications, and partnership development. Presented by the PA Forward Steering Committee, the workshop is open to PaLA members and non-members.

When: 11/13/2013
From 12:30 until 4:30 PM
Where: Hampton Community Library
3101 McCully Rd.
Allison Park, Pennsylvania  15101
United States
Contact: Kathy Silks

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DATE / TIME: Wednesday, November 13, 12:30 – 1 p.m. sign in and lunch / 1 – 4:30 p.m. workshop

LOCATION: Hampton Community Library, 3101 McCully Rd., Allison Park, PA 15101

REGISTRATION: Registration fee is $25 per person, covering lunch, refreshments, and materials.


CONTENT: This interactive, "how to” workshop will help you develop a strong, consistent message about your library’s role in building literacy skills in your community – and you’ll earn 3.5 CE credits, too. Topics include:

• PA Forward overview and update on opportunities for libraries
• PA Forward’s PR Toolkit and how to use it
• Building effective partnerships
• Communicate your library’s value anywhere, anytime (even in an elevator)
• Best practices for the five literacies and for communications/advocacy
• Graffiti Walls capturing your literacy practices and partnerships

TRAINERS: Paula Gilbert, York County Library System (PaLA President); Margie Stern, Delaware County Library System (Chair, PA Forward Basic Literacy Planning Team); and Kathy Silks, Project Manager, PA Forward.

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