Description: This webinar will explore opportunities
for libraries related to the world of TED - including, but not limited to,
staging a TEDx event and hosting an ongoing TED Ed Club. The presenters will
discuss their ongoing partnership, full of successes and failures, while
inspiring librarians to bring these two worlds together at their own libraries. (50 minutes; eligible for 1 LEU).
Event Registration Page- https://instlibrary.adobeconnect.com/ted/event/registration.html
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Kevin MacDowell is the Teen Services and Digital Creativity Strategist at the Monroe County Public Library. He provides over site and direction to the library’s teen hang out space/The Ground Floor, and its digital creativity center/Level Up by being an engaged community member and librarian.
Jennifer Borland is the Executive Director of TEDxBloomington and has helped to organize several TEDx events in Bloomington--including two day-long TEDxBloomington events, several livestream events featuring TED events, and TED Tuesdays--an ongoing series of book-club-like sessions featuring a thematic group of TED talks each month. In recent years Jennifer has also served as the facilitator for Bloomington’s TED Ed Club at the Monroe County Public Library/in the Ground Floor teen center and has helped to organize two TEDxYouth@Bloomington events - both hosted at the Monroe County Public Library.