Rhythm & Rhymes Ice Cream Social at Wesley Chapel Library


special events / families (all ages)

7/15/2017


  • Program Development
  • Art Direction & Copywriting
  • Collateral Design
  • Cause Marketing Messages
  • Public Relations
  • Talent Coordinator
  • Sponsorship Coordinator

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  • Paid homage to the library's rich programming history to establish a National Ice Cream Month celebration and revive the Friends of the Wesley Chapel Library's ice cream social.
  • Provided collateral design, cause marketing messages, and collaborated with Darlene DeSheers [senior library specialist] to procure Publix and Creamberrys Ice Cream as corporate sponsors to establish a signature summertime program.
  • Recruited local musicians and poets and collaborated with Darlene DeSheers, Kaelah Florence [library desk assistant], and Mackenzie Florence [library desk assistant] to offer free sundaes, waffle cones, and ice cream floats.
  • Reinforced the library as a community locale by positioning the love for ice cream and a sprinkle of the arts to generate traffic and increase circulation at Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library; located at 2861 Wesley Chapel Road, Decatur, GA 30034.
  • Duties included connecting the Wesley Chapel branch with old and new Friends members, graphic design, library assessment, and programming publicity.

Coffee and Coloring at Wesley Chapel Library


arts & crafts / seniors

5/5/2017 - 12/1/2017


  • Program Development
  • Art Direction & Copywriting
  • Collateral Design
  • Cause Marketing Messages
  • Public Relations
  • Talent Coordinator
  • Sponsorship Coordinator

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  • Collaborated with Tavia Shotwell [library technician] to implement the creative direction provided by Angeline Styles [librarian] to develop a concept and craft collateral designs and cause marketing messages.
  • Secured Starbucks Kroger-Decatur #475 as a corporate sponsor to establish a signature adult coloring party for the Wesley Chapel branch.
  • Reinforced the library as a community locale through a special blend of coffee, tea, and art therapy in efforts to generate traffic and increase circulation at Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library; located at 2861 Wesley Chapel Road, Decatur, GA 30034.
  • Positioned coffee and coloring to establish a senior citizens day at the library through the use of coffee for social engagement and the therapeutic benefits of coloring.
  • Duties included connecting the Wesley Chapel branch with senior citizens, graphic design, library assessment, and programming publicity.

Rhythm & Rhymes Storytime at Wesley Chapel Library


storytimes / children all ages (parents welcome)

4/4/2017 - 4/25/2017


  • Program Development
  • Art Direction & Copywriting
  • Collateral Design
  • Cause Marketing Messages
  • Public Relations
  • Talent Coordinator
  • Let's Move in Libraries Coordinator

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  • Collaborated with Alicia Kennebrew [youth services librarian / assistant branch manager] to provide concepts, collateral design, cause marketing messages, and music and movement strategies.
  • Provided rhythm instruments and recruited librarians and a local musician to establish a signature National Jazz Appreciation Month and National Poetry Month storytime series for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.
  • Reinforced the library as a community locale through a fusion of music and movement and nursery rhymes to generate traffic and increase circulation at Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library; located at 2861 Wesley Chapel Road, Decatur, GA 30034.
  • Positioned storytime as a fun-filled multi-generational program designed to enhance memory skills and language development through both education and entertainment by creating excitement and engaging early childhood learning activities.
  • Duties included graphic design, let's move in libraries lesson plans, rhythm instrument activities, library assessment, and programming publicity.

Rhythm & Rhymes: Love Your Library Month Celebration at Wesley Chapel Library


special events / families (all ages)

2/11/2017


  • Program Development
  • Art Direction & Copywriting
  • Collateral Design
  • Cause Marketing Messages
  • Public Relations
  • Talent Coordinator
  • Fundraiser Coordinator

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  • Provided a comprehensive cross-promotion strategy, collateral design, cause marketing messages, and recruited local poets and musicians to establish a signature Doris K. Wells Heritage Festival celebration in efforts to draw attention to DeKalb Library Foundation's Love Your Library fundraiser.
  • Introduced the allure of Blind Date with a Book as a readers advisory tool, recruited staff to take the lead on the book display project, and stimulated the demand for a Blind Date with a Book Reception.
  • Procured a Zaxby's Spirit Night to support the library foundation initiative beyond the walls of the library.
  • Reinforced the library as a community locale through a fusion of jazz and poetry to generate traffic and increase circulation at Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library; located at 2861 Wesley Chapel Road, Decatur, GA 30034.
  • Duties included graphic design, fundraising, library assessment, and programming publicity.

Rhythm & Rhymes at Nancy Guinn Memorial Library


special events / families (all ages)

4/16/2016


  • Program Development
  • Art Direction & Copywriting
  • Collateral Design
  • Cause Marketing 
  • Public Relations
  • Talent Coordinator
  • Sponsorship Coordinator

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  • Provided concepts, collateral design, and recruited local authors and indie-authors to launch the Conyers-Rockdale Library System's first Local Author Expo.
  • Curated a read local initiative to stimulate interest in the library, establish the Conyers-Rockdale Library System's first local author collection, and increase traffic and circulation at Nancy Guinn Memorial Library; located at 864 Green Street SW, Conyers, GA 30013.
  • Duties included connecting the Nancy Guinn Memorial Library with the literary arts community, program development, graphic design, program registration, and masters of ceremonies.

Local Author Expo at Nancy Guinn Memorial Library


special events / families (all ages)

10/17/2015


  • Program Development
  • Art Direction & Copywriting
  • Collateral Design
  • Book Marketing 
  • Public Relations
  • Talent Coordinator
  • Sponsorship Coordinator

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  • Provided concepts, collateral design, and recruited local authors and indie-authors to launch the Conyers-Rockdale Library System's first Local Author Expo.
  • Curated a read local initiative to stimulate interest in the library, establish the Conyers-Rockdale Library System's first local author collection, and increase traffic and circulation at Nancy Guinn Memorial Library; located at 864 Green Street SW, Conyers, GA 30013.
  • Duties included connecting the Nancy Guinn Memorial Library with the literary arts community, program development, graphic design, program registration, and masters of ceremonies.

Authors Hour at Stonecrest Library


special events / families (all ages)

11/8/2014 - 1/14/2017


  • Art Direction & Copywriting
  • Collateral Design
  • Book Marketing 
  • Grant Writing
  • Public Relations
  • Talent Coordinator
  • Sponsorship Coordinator

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  • Collaborated with Teresa D. Totten [branch manager] to position author readings and book signings as vehicles to steer residents of DeKalb County and surrounding areas towards "reading local" and to draw attention to DeKalb County Public Library's local author collection.
  • Reinforced the library as a community locale through a mixture of local author visits and creative writing workshops to generate traffic and increase circulation at Stonecrest Library; located at 3123 Klondike Road, Lithonia, GA 30038. [Currently incorporated as the city of Stonecrest]
  • Duties included connecting the Stonecrest branch with the indie-author community, program development, graphic design, program registration, and procuring program funding.

Scribes and Vibes at Stonecrest Library


special events / families (all ages)

11/8/2014 - 1/14/2017


  • Art Direction & Copywriting
  • Collateral Design
  • Cause Marketing Messages
  • Grant Writing
  • Public Relations
  • Talent Coordinator
  • Sponsorship Coordinator

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  • Positioned the library as a gallery space slash performing arts center to encourage residents of DeKalb County and surrounding areas to rethink the library and to draw attention to DeKalb County Public Library.
  • Reinforced the library as a community locale through a celebration of the arts to generate traffic and increase circulation at Stonecrest Library; located at 3123 Klondike Road, Lithonia, GA 30038. [Currently incorporated as the city of Stonecrest]
  • Duties included connecting the Stonecrest branch with the local arts community, program development, graphic design, program registration, and procuring program funding.