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Friday, April 22 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Crowdfunding Your Story

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Crowdfunding sounds too good to be true, but libraries of all sizes are using crowdfunding options to supplement collections, expand services, and instill a sense of ownership among library patrons and donors. Learn how Josephine County raised over $40,000 through Oregon's Kitchen Table with Josephine Community Libraries Executive Director Kate Lasky, and how Oregon Hops and Brewing Archives established stronger relationships with donors and patrons through crowdfunding with OSU Archivist for Instruction and Outreach Tiah Edmunson-Morton. Wendy Willis, Director of Civic Engagement at PSU's National Policy Consensus Center, will provide the basics on crowdfunding and how libraries can harness this new platform to further the public good.

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Tiah Edmunson-Morton

Archivist, OSU LIbraries Oregon Hops and Brewing Archives
Tiah Edmunson-Morton runs the Oregon Hops & Brewing Archives, collecting oral histories & documenting the history, growth, & culture of NW hops/barley farming, commercial/home brewing, & cider/mead. She has an MLIS from San José State U., MA from Miami University, and is a Certified... Read More →
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Kate Lasky

Library Directors, Josephine Community Library


Friday April 22, 2016 2:00pm - 3:30pm PDT
Sisters, Room B