Veterans: They Served Us-Here’s How to Serve Them

Since 2013, Gail Borden Public Library District has collaborated with local veterans to develop innovative programs that serve area veterans, including a groundbreaking project called “Veterans on the Go.” Under the umbrella title of “Veterans on the Go,” the library worked with partners to foster the Veterans Information Networking Sessions; “Visiting Vets,” veterans who visit veterans in senior residential facilities; and “Veterans Voices,” to connect veterans who speak at local schools and organizations surrounding Veterans Day.

In this webinar, learn how to build your own veteran-focused programs within your community by reaching partners and volunteers, empowering your local veterans to connect with other veterans, creating a comfortable environment to share experiences, providing education to meet veterans’ specialized needs, and ultimately honoring and supporting your veteran community.

After participation in this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Identify partners in your community
  • Serve veterans in your community
  • Understand the specific needs and interest of this unique population
  • Understand how to leverage volunteers to expand program

More information and registration can be found by visiting here: http://www.ala.org/ascla/veterans-they-served-us-heres-how-serve-them

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