RASD PR & Marketing Committee Publicity & Measurement Webinar June 6, 10:00 am

Advertising, Publicity, Outreach & Measurement Webinar and Discussion

June 6, SCLA Blue Room, 10-12:00 p.m. Coffee at 9:30

We will watch snippets of a Marketing for Libraries Graduate Seminar and then discuss the ideas and share examples of what we have done in our libraries.

Many thanks,

Jo-Ann Carhart, MLS
Head of Adult Services
Librarian III
East Islip Public Library
381 East Main Street
East Islip, NY 11730
Phone (631) 581-9200 x 5
FAX (631) 581-2245
Co-Chair of the RASD PR & Marketing Committee

PR & Marketing Clinic Thursday, March 14 at 9:30 am


Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 9:30 am
Coffee at 9:30 a.m.  •  Meeting at 10:00 a.m.
East Islip Pubic Library
381 East Main Street, East Islip, NY 11730

Learn great tips on how to maximize your publicity efforts! Bring a marketing or publicity problem, upcoming program, service, grant, or event you hope to publicize.

Jody Fisher, VP of Public Relations at Austin Williams in Hauppauge, will analyze it and give you a workable solution. After a short lecture, Mr. Fisher will ask attendees to explain a program, service, or event they would like to publicize, and offer his suggestions on how to get the maximum your publicity efforts. Don’t miss this opportunity to get advice from a professional! This event is FREE – All are welcome!

If you plan to attend, please email Jo-Ann Carhart at jcarhart@eipl.org

RASD Media Committee: Podcasting Practices in the Library Meeting Follow-up

On Wednesday, February 13th, Sal DiVincenzo and Sara Fade from Middle Country Public Library and Chris Kretz of Stony Brook Southampton Library shared their knowledge and experiences around podcasting.

Sal and Sara talked about their weekly podcast, Middle Country Public Library Podcast<https://www.mcplibrary.org/podcasts/>. Their podcast focuses on the library collection, upcoming library programs and other library happenings. Sara, the producer, shared her experiences getting administration on board with this new venture and how they decide what they are going to talk about each week. Sal, the editor, discussed the equipment they use and the editing process. He also talked out finding the music from Creative Commons for the intro and music queues.

Chris Kretz is co-host, producer and editor of The Long Island History Project<http://www.longislandhistoryproject.org/> podcast. The podcast began out of Dowling College and has become a bi-monthly podcast featuring interviews with researchers, authors, collectors and others, focusing on the local history of Suffolk and Nassau counties. Kretz discussed recording the podcast with Zencaster and editing with Audacity. He also talked about the pro’s and con’s of podcast hosting platforms like SoundCloud, Podbean, Blubrry and Libsyn.


Questions? Please Contact either Tim Sicurella or Nicole Rambo

Timothy Sicurella

Head of Patron Services

Sayville Library

631-589-4440 xt 302

Nicole Rambo
Youth Services Librarian
Middle Country Public Library
101 Eastwood Blvd
Centereach, NY 11720
631-585-9393 ext. 241