Librarians @ Social Media Week 2012

Librarians will be present at this year’s Social Media Week. Queens Libray is presenting “Ushering Your Company Into the Social Media Age” on Tuesday, February 14 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at its Long Island City Library. Come join us!

From the website-

Social networking is the most popular online activity worldwide, accounting for 1 in every 5 minutes spent on the Internet: Join us for a frank discussion of the challenges facing companies—particularly those outside of the tech and social media industries—as they struggle to embrace this new reality.

Queens Library Social Media Manager, Mary Kearl, will give an overview of how she crafted a social media approach that makes sense for her company, a leading nonprofit cultural institution. Karen Keys, an outreach librarian, for Queens Library will discuss the unique ways the library has incorporated social media into programming. Loida Garcia-Febo, Coordinator for Queens Library’s New Americans Program, will discuss connecting with multicultural and multilingual customers through new media. 

For more information and to register, visit


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