Virtual Book Clubs can be the great connector between the library and diverse members in the community, even during the time of little human interaction. Learn tips and best practices to reduce uncertainty and build confidence in conducting a virtual book club, with marginalized populations: individuals experiencing homelessness, youthful offenders, and older adults.
About the Presenter:
Pamela McCarter is the Equity Initiative Leader/Outreach Coordinator with Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. Her efforts at the library are geared to develop and promote equitable & inclusive programs for marginalized citizens in our community. She also leads diversity, equity, inclusion, and social equity efforts for the library. With more than 20 years’ experience working with youth, adults, older adults, and non-traditional library customers, she also champions the importance of equitable library access and opportunities for Charlotte’s under-served populations.