Community Engagement = Participate with others to make your community a better place.

  • A common cause.
  • Civic participation.
  • Library services.


MHLS Engage! Webinar Series

Local Exemplars




Local Oral History Project Engage Webinar with Tamara Gaskell, director of the Roeliff Jansen Community Library

Length: 13:21


Virtual Reality for Seniors Engage Webinar with Moriah Sears, Director of the New Lebanon Library

Length: 14:03


Surrounded by Science Engage Webinar with Amy Smith from the Red Hook Public Library

Length: 00:23:05


Turning Outward Engage Webinar with Margie Menard from the Kingston Library and Julie Kelsall-Dempsey from the Highland Library
Length 00:22:48

Human Library Project Engage Webinar with Brian Avery from the Pawling Free Library
Length 00:12:06

Battle of the Books Engage Webinar with Kristen Charles-Scaringi from the Kingston Library
Length 00:26:49


Off To Market

Cover Slide for presentation

Heermance Memorial Library &
Hudson Area Association Library
Length 00:22:26

Instagram Tips for Libraries

Pleasant Valley Library
Length 00:24:33

Community Conversations
Mahopac Public Library
Length 00:16:58
Little Free LibrariesWebinar opening slide

Saugerties Public Library
Length 00:18:54

Schools & Libraries

Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library
Length 00:11:34


Phoenicia Rising
Phoenicia-coverPhoenicia Library
Length 00:31:42
Democracy in Practice

Red Hook Public Library
Length 00:16:26

Outside the Library
Highland Public Library
Length 00:19:39
DIY Coding Program
Desmond-Fish Library
Length 00:15:21
Follow That Book

Catskill Public Library
Length 00:33:50


Community Engagement Works!

Community Engagement Works!

Mid-Hudson Library System
Length 00:42:36
Webinar Slides [PDF] [8.26.16]

Outside the Lines – Libraries Reintroduced

Presented by Stacie Ledden
Length 00:58:19

Social Media Tune-Up:
Little Tweaks That Make a Difference
Presented by Sophie Brookover,
Program Coordinator & Social Media Manager
for LibraryLinkNJ
Length 01:29:10
Webinar Slides [PDF] [12.6.16]



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