With so many services online, Laura Henderson of the Mark Skinner Library chose YouTube to publicize them. This seven minute video introduces website, catalog, quick links, the Vermont Online Library, ListenUp and Universal Class. Another approach might be mini-videos– segment each service into a one short clip.
Nice work, Laura, and nice website, MSL!
The Mark Skinner Library has started one to one basic computer literacy training, supported by library staff. Nice article from the Manchester Journal online.
MANCHESTER – For years, there had always been
someone else around to do the lifting when it came
to using a computer. But when the health and rehabilitation center she works for as a part-time nurse announced they would be moving to a more computer- based system for dispensing medication and other tasks that used to be handled by pen and paper, Helen Judd knew it was time to bite the bullet.
The Manchester resident signed up for a new one-on-
one computer literacy class being offered at the
Mark Skinner library. The main thing was getting
over some fears about the computer itself and
practice a few basic skills, she said. “I didn’t know anything about it and wasn’t interested,” she said. “Everyone around me did what I needed to get done.”
Outside of work, she wanted to learn how to send email
as well as surf the Web for information about
medicine and health care…
Here is an example of a library brochure from the Mark Skinner Library in Manchester.
The Mark Skinner Library in Manchester hosted a Bookends raffle and gala to raise money for their adult collection.