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Friday, June 1 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Save Saskatchewan Libraries - In the Social Media Trenches. How to Engage and Win

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The admin team of the Facebook group Save Saskatchewan Libraries will share the social media strategies and techniques they used to pressure the provincial government to reverse the cuts to libraries. They will discuss member engagement in large groups. The team will provide learning exercises on how to meet achievable outcome based goals with social media. They will outline the value and process of creating an inclusive environment where people from all political backgrounds can participate in social change together.

Presentation via: https://prezi.com/view/5Le5ptmrUF90e2V9c2Ph/

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Christine Freethy

Founder, Save Saskatchewan Libraries
Christine Freethy is the executive director of a regional food security non-profit. She was previously a domestic violence and crisis counsellor, and won a gold medal in child welfare research.  Raised in a very impoverished Francophone family with only 6 books, including “la Bible... Read More →
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Glen Freethy

Glen is a former rural branch Librarian - and was the only male rural library clerk in Lakeland Library Region! Some of his past employment includes various jobs in the oil patch, welding and farm labour. He is a voracious lifelong reader and met his wife because he wrote a letter... Read More →
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Brennan Hart

Save Saskatchewan Libraries
Brennan developed a deep appreciation for libraries in his youth when he realized that in addition to books, the library had comics and movies. Requiring a steady stream of comics, he saw it as unnecessary to own each one. In the days of dial-up, he found the library to be one of... Read More →
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Sarah Morden

Save Saskatchewan Libraries
During Sarah's childhood and youth, the library was her safe space. Through access to information, the library provided her with a means to escape. She worked as a public service library assistant not only because of her love of books, music, and film, but also because it is an invaluable... Read More →

Friday June 1, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am CDT