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Electronic Press Kit

"Beauty Outside Your Door" 2024 Library Program

with garden expert & author Melinda Myers in conjunction with
Wisconsin Public Libraries and Upper Peninsula of Michigan Libraries


Dear Library Partner,

We’re excited to share this year’s garden programming from Melinda Myers with your library so you can use it with your patrons April – June.  Be sure to check out the program website where Melinda is offering 3 webinars and 3 gardening activities and videos.  It's all free for your library thanks to We Energies. We encourage you to develop additional activities, book lists, story times, and more tied to the gardening topics. Consider hosting a webinar watch party, inviting patrons to do the program activities & projects in groups at your library, and including the projects (downloadable) in take-and-make kits


What’s in the Press Kit?

We’ve put together this electronic press kit to help you promote the “Beauty Outside Your Door” library program. Included in the kit you’ll find:

​​​​​April 10, 2024, 6:30 p.m. CT (WEBINAR RECORDING NOW AVAILABLE)
WEBINAR: Container Gardening Throughout the Year 
WATCH RECORDING (consider planning a Watch Party of the recording at your Library)
DOWNLOAD HANDOUT


May 1, 2024, 6:30 p.m. CT (WEBINAR RECORDING NOW AVAILABLE)
WEBINAR: Ornamental Fruits and Vegetables
WATCH RECORDING (consider planning a Watch Party of the recording at your Library)
DOWNLOAD HANDOUT

June 5, 2024, 6:30 p.m. CT (WEBINAR RECORDING NOW AVAILABLE)
WEBINAR: Underappreciated Pollinators
WATCH RECORDING
DOWNLOAD HANDOUT

 


What’s on the public program web page?

We’re providing all the webinar info and registration links, videos, and activities (projects will be added throughout the year) on https://www.melindamyers.com/articles/beauty-outside-your-door-2024-library-program so please link to the webpage from your library website.  Check out the web banners/graphics that can be downloaded and placed on your website and linked to the program web page.  There you and your patrons can find:

  • 3 Gardening Webinar Registration Links (4/10, 5/1 & 6/5) presented by Melinda Myers
    • We will link to each on-demand recording after the live webinars
    • If you want to host a webinar watch party at your library, please promote it and encourage patrons to watch the webinar at your library.
  • 3 Gardening Activities/Projects, Activity Guides (downloadable from the web page)  
    • Consider hosting events for your patrons to do the activities/projects at your library
  • 3 Gardening Videos to Accompany Each Activity/Project

 

Help promote the program to your library patrons and community!

We want this program to be a success! Please promote it in your community and to your patrons.

  • Share the news release(s) with your local media. Download a news release template
  • Promote it on your website - Download web banners/graphics and link to the program web page.
  • Promote the webinars and activities on your social media channels and include #BeautyOutsideYourDoor 
    •  If you use Twitter, Facebook or Instagram, please tag us in your posts:
      • Twitter: melindagardens  /  Facebook: MelindaMyersLLC  /
        Instagram: melindamyersgardens  

      • Twitter: we_energies / Facebook: WeEnergies
         

Any questions, please contact:

Diana Paul ~ diana@melindamyers.com ~ 414.758.7047
 

Sponsored by:

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