Pam Wilson, Librarian, Dorothee Pike Memorial Library (SD) & Miranda Brumbaugh, Librarian, Platte Public Library (SD)
Social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and blogging, connects communities with up-to-the-minute happenings at libraries. It also provides users with an avenue for communicating with librarians and other patrons. Seventy-nine percent of the US population regularly access the Internet, and there are more than 1 billion Facebook users and 31 million bloggers nationwide. Discover how your small library can benefit from the two most popular forms of social media–Facebook and blogging.