In this first session of a three-part workshop on TikTok and the library, learn about many of the different ways libraries and librarians can leverage the power of TikTok. Using examples from her own TikTok, librarian Kelsey Bogan (TikTok @gvhslibrary) will demonstrate how TikToks can be used for advocacy, collection development, and community building. We’ll also talk about the safety of using TikTok, its powerful impact on the publishing industry, and more. You’ll leave this session inspired to give TikTok a try!

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Can’t attend all three sessions? Don’t worry—register, and we’ll send you the recordings afterward.

About Kelsey Bogan:
Modestly boasting a whopping 40,000 TikTok followers, Kelsey is a librarian in Malvern, PA, who loves reading, hates “shushing,” and believes that, yes, audiobooks count as “real reading.” She’s passionate about teaching media literacy and using social media for advocacy and community building. She’s also a professional speaker who presents nationally on topics such as TikTok for librarians, diversity audits, developing diverse collections, and media literacy. Connect with Kelsey on Twitter @kelseybogan, Instagram, and Tiktok @gvhslibrary, or on her popular blog!

TikTok in the Library: Tips and Tricks to Get Your Library Trending, Session #1: Leveraging the Power of TikTok for Your Library

August 10, 2021 @ 2:00 pm-August 10, 2021 @ 3:00 pm