alt library programming is intentionally provocative—designed to invite media attention as well as that of people in their 20s and 30s.
People between the ages of 20 and 39 make up 35.6% of Sacramento Public Library cardholders, and although an estimated 61% of the Sacramento county population in this age range has library cards, prior to alt library, engagement with the library amongst this segment of the population was low.
Try hosting your book club in a bar or coffee shop.
Do a pub quiz takeover in partnership with a local pub—you write the questions, they provide the people. One of our most successful programs is an annual walking tour/book club.
Think of these programs as mobile advertising opportunities, and be ready to sell the library when people inevitably ask what you’re up to.
Improving our CQ makes us better communicators and more gracious actors in our increasingly diverse world. Pennylyn Dykstra Pruim, Marla Ehlers has facilitated multiple workshops on CQ among a variety of learners.
In a world of culture clashes, any effort towards cultural intelligence will make an immediate and effective impact.
Relevant to all staff, this workshop introduces concepts and actions which shape personal and organizational cultural competencies.
Cultural Intelligence (CQ) refers to our ability to function effectively across national, ethnic, and even organizational cultural boundaries.
Cultural Intelligence involves four interdependent abilities: Cultural Intelligence building is a life-long journey, and all can improve their CQ over time.