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Friday, May 20 • 1:30pm - 1:50pm
The Value of Seed Libraries: Hosting a Seed Library at your Public Library 

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This session will include a presentation on the nuts and bolts of hosting a free seed library at your public library based on the recent popularity of a free seed library at the Kearns Library and what was learned. It will also include a discussion of the value of a seed library as an ongoing program in terms of what it offers patrons well beyond the seeds . 

Learning objectives:
How to create, maintain and promote a seed library at your public library.
The value that a seed library delivers in terms of cost and patron impact. 
How to work with community partners (including patron donations) to increase the quality of your seed library.


Christopher Bray

Salt Lake County Library

Friday May 20, 2022 1:30pm - 1:50pm MDT