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Engage: Librarees & Social Media

Engage: Librarees & Social Media

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Join Helene Blowers in exploring the e’s of librarees and social media and see how librarees all over the country are engaging customers in powerful ways through web 2.0 tools.

WHEN: Wednesday, September 10, 2008
6:30 – 7:00 p.m. Refreshments, Sign-In & Networking
7:00 – 7:10 p.m. Central Ohio Chapter-Annual Meeting Business*
7:10 – 8:00 p.m. Helene Blowers Presentation and Q & A
WHERE: Larry D. Black Auditorium, Main Library
Columbus Metropolitan Library, 96 S. Grant Ave.
Columbus, OH 43215
*We begin with a brief chapter business meeting,
with the presentation immediately following.
RSVP with Ginny Browne at

Presenter Helene Blowers is the Director of Digital Strategy for the Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) in Columbus, Ohio. Prior to her recent move to CML, she worked for the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County in Charlotte, NC as Public Services Technology Director, where she provided leadership for many groundbreaking library services, including the widely adopted discovery learning program, “Learning 2.0: 23 Things” which has been duplicated by hundreds of libraries world-wide.

Helene is a 2007 Library Journal Mover & Shaker and the 2008 recipient of the LITA Hi-Tech Award. She is the co-author of the book “Weaving a Library Web: A Guide to Developing Children’s Websites” and a frequent presenter at library conferences. When Helene is not busy trying to keep CML from falling off the ever-surging technology wave, she enjoys travel and spending time with her husband and two young daughters. She blogs at

RSVP with Ginny Browne at
Ginny Browne
Knowledge Management Librarian, OCLC
6565 Kilgour Place
Dublin, OH 43017

We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, September 10th!