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Adult Library Programs That Work (Webinar)

June 12, presented by Jenn Carson

Looking for program ideas to draw your adult patrons in the door of your library and keep them coming back for more? Join author and library director Jenn Carson to explore workable program models that can be adapted to your patrons and your physical (or virtual) space.

Topics include something for everyone, with sections on Food & Drink, Arts & Crafts, Books & Writing, Technology & Media, Health & Wellness, Business & Finance, and Nature & Gardening.

Attendees will:

  • Discover who you really think an “adult” is and how you can serve them
  • Walk away with at least 3 new ideas that will work for your audience, budget, and space
  • Learn how to tackle logistical issues like administrative buy-in, finding funding, accessibility, marketing, and legal matters
  • Understand the importance of community partnerships in program planning

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Jenn Carson – Biography

Jenn Carson is the Director of the LP Fisher Public Library and the creator of, a popular, non-profit resource dedicated to educating librarians and teachers about creating yoga and meditation programs in public, school, and academic libraries. In 2016, Carson received the Innovation Award from the New Brunswick Public Library Service for her physical literacy initiatives. In 2017, she earned the Atlantic Provinces Library Association Memorial Award to create a website for physical literacy programming in libraries ( and was declared a “remarkable woman making a difference in Atlantic Canada” by Amplify East ( She is the author of three books and numerous chapters and articles on library and community services, and you can find out more about her work at

The views expressed in webinars provided by PCI do not necessarily reflect the views or official policies of the State of Arkansas, the Arkansas Department of Education, or the Arkansas State Library.