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Date:
March 27, 2019
Time:
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Using Reddit and NextDoor to Engage with Your Library’s Local Community

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Sponsored by- Texas State Library and Archives Commission Reddit, also known as “the front page of the internet,” is an incredibly popular web forum–with thousands of sub-forums (“subreddits”) for any topic you can think of–and many of your local community members of all ages are on there reading news, browsing, and engaging with content. While anyone can post anonymously on Reddit, another community-oriented website, NextDoor, allows verified neighbors in defined geographic regions to discuss real-time happenings specific to their neighborhoods. Libraries have a unique opportunity to connect with their users on these platforms, and two library tech enthusiasts will explain why you should, and how to get started!