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Young Adult Programs Your Library Should Consider Offering

CategoriesYoung Adult Programs Your Library Should Consider Offering   For the most part, it is common knowledge that public libraries host a variety of events throughout the day for their patrons. Most of these events are geared toward children, adults, and,...

The Importance of Loading Your Own Events

CategoriesThe Importance of Loading Your Own Events While LocalHop aims to provide the best customer service in the industry, there is one big thing we prefer to leave in the hands of the organizer. Often times we get asked the question, “Can you just do it for me?”...

How to Become an Event Planner

CategoriesHow to Become an Event Planner   Experience has more weight than a degree when it comes to becoming an event planner. When becoming a certified event planner, you are often required to have 3-5 years of experience whether or not you have a degree in...

Dynamic Design : 3 Reasons Why Your Organization Needs to Update

CategoriesDynamic Design : 3 Reasons Why Your Organization Needs to Update   Technology is advancing at a rapid pace, making almost anything possible at the click of a button. People can look up information from almost anywhere by using a variety of platforms,...

Do’s and Don’ts When Creating Your LocalHop Account

CategoriesDo's and Don'ts When Creating Your LocalHop Account You just set up a LocalHop account for your organization or business, now what? You want to make sure your events are found, so we have compiled a basic list of do’s and don’ts to help get you started.DON’T...

How and Why to Get Your Community Onboard with a Community Calendar

CategoriesHow and Why to Get Your Community Onboard with a Community Calendar If you are an organization that serves the interest of your community, chances are your organization has at one time or another considered adopting a community calendar to showcase the great...

Who to Target First for Your Community Calendar

CategoriesWho to Target First for Your Community Calendar   You did it! You committed to adopting a community calendar, now you are ready to recruit everyone in your community to share their events. But how do you go about doing this without creating more work...

How to Create a Community Calendar Policy Agreement

CategoriesHow to Create a Community Calendar Policy Agreement   Hosting a community calendar is a great service to your community, but also comes with it some added responsibility. You are responsible for the content that shows up on your calendar and the...

Six Reasons You Should Let Your Patrons Book Their Rooms

CategoriesSix Reasons You Should Let Your Patrons Book Their Rooms It is surprising how many libraries tell us that they do not need or allow public-facing room reservations. For one reason or another, room bookings stay internal or in some cases, are not reserved...

New Policies and Procedures to Introduce to Your Library

CategoriesNew Policies and Procedures to Introduce to Your Library   Whether mandated by the local or federal government or created and enforced by your library, you can guarantee there will be new policies in place before you open your doors again. If the...