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Reference, Instruction, and Outreach (RIO)

Guide to provide a forum to learn and share ideas about the various aspects of library reference, instruction, and outreach.

Meeting Notes

This was the RIO group's first in-person meeting of the 2022/2023 year. Participants showed slides of their displays as well as printed pictures and showing display props from their exhibits. The displays shown included:

Banned books week, Strike a pose (fashion books), Eat drink and be merry (cookbooks), Gratitude tree, Books we love (from NPR), Let it snow, Blind date with a book, What book do you love, Poems in your pocket, Beach/pool reads, New books on carts and windows, Holiday DVD's, Families putting the fun in dysfunction, All for pie and pie for all (cookbooks), Halloween, Inktober, Dinosaurs, Back to school, Student art, Pictoral stack signs, Happy holidays, Stack flyers, Popcorn display for films/videos, Banned book jail, Invasion of Ukraine, Take what you need, Nourish to flourish, Nascar themes, Story writing contest, Tiny art displays, The coral reef, Your favorite author's favorite book, This year I will learn how to, and Winter getaways.

There was discussion on how many found cava very useful for designing displays, as well as budgets (or lack there of) for display materials. It was mentioned that student participation was great but hard to get.

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