GenLit & Genre X: Collections and Programming for 20- and 30-Somethings

Monday, July 1, 2013 -
10:30am to 11:30am

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Speaker: Jennifer Asimakopoulos, Senior Adult Services Librarian, Indian Prairie Public Library
Speaker: Jennifer Czajka, Library Assistant, Oak Park Public Library
Speaker: Rebecca Malinowski, Librarian, Oak Park Public Library

Adults in their 20s and 30s can be a difficult audience to capture. Learn how the GenLit collection at the Indian Prairie Public Library and Genre X at the Oak Park Public Library have been targeting this demographic through innovative collections and events.

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GenLit.pdf - Uploaded by Jennifer Asimakopoulos (Jun 28, 2013 - 2.98 MB
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Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 1:18pm CDT
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GenLit presentation


More information about genre X and genre X after hours events is available on the genre X blog. Slides and additional notes are posted at on the Oak Park Public Library website.

Currently available:  

  • Big List of Books and Media
  • Presentation slides
  • Notes on speed dating
  • Notes on marketing after hours events

Coming Soon:

  • Stocking a DIY bar
  • A full list of past, future, and potential programs

Requests for more information? Email me at rmalinowski (at) oppl (dot) org.