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PALaunchPod teams up with TL&T Round Table and CRD’s Connect & Communicate Series

November 6, 2017

Advocating Your Library Through Podcasting

Presented by

Natalie Kulick and Brian Fulton

November 14 at 11am

Register here!

Podcasting can be used to advocate your library and is a creative gateway to the future of spreading the word to your patrons. PaLAunchPod, is a new podcast series created by Pennsylvania librarians. The coordinators that researched the how to’s and created the sound of the podcast would like to share what they have learned and show you how to start a podcast for your library!

TL&T Round Table and the CRD’s Connect & Communicate series are happy to bring you Natalie and Brian for this virtual discussion via Adobe Connect.

Natalie Kulick is the Information Resources and Services Specialist at the Penn State Worthington Scranton library.  At the library she manages reserve items, liaises for Circulation Appeals, and oversees the circulation desk.  She took part in Pennsylvania Library Association’s Academy of Leadership Studies in 2016, where the group for PaLAunchPod launched.  She currently is on the board of Northeast Pennsylvania Library Associations for Electronic Resources and as of January 2018 will be the Secretary/Treasurer for the Northeast Chapter. She was awarded a B.S. in Library Science and Elementary Education from Kutztown University in December 2005.  After graduation she moved to New Hampshire where she was a Library Media Specialist in a school for four years.  After moving back to Pennsylvania in 2010, she began working at the Wayne County Public Library in Honesdale, Pa where she eventually pursued her Master of Science in Library Science degree along with working full-time as the Circulation Assistant and Teen Services.  She was awarded a MSLS. from Clarion University of Pennsylvania in May 2015. In her spare time, you will find her cycling, swimming or skiing with her husband depending on the season, volunteering or attending library events, working in her garden, trying out new recipes in her kitchen, taking care of her twenty plus chickens and two dogs, always busy doing something!  

Brian Fulton is the Library Manager at The Times-Tribune in Scranton,Pa. At the paper, he manages the library, writes the Times-Tribune’s local history blog Pages from the Past and the daily This Day in NEPA feature in the paper, the weekly Time Warp feature in Weekend Times, and is editor of the weekly local history column written by Erin Nissley.   He volunteers with the Scranton Reads, One Book, One City program and he is a member of the Pennsylvania Library Association and the American Library Association. This year he is serving as the chair of the Digital Resources Roundtable. He also took part in Pennsylvania Library Association’s Academy of Leadership Studies in 2016.
He was awarded a B.A. in Anthropology from Franklin Pierce University in 1998 and a B.S. in BioBehavorial Health from Penn State University in 2001. He was awarded an M.S.L.S from Clarion University of Pennsylvania in December 2015.
He also competed on National Public Radio’s quiz show “Ask Me Another,” were he was crowned grand champion. The show was broadcast on March 20, 2014.


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