Social Media Content for Libraries

Posted by Credo on 8/30/16 3:10 PM

Customer Success, Social Media, Uncategorized

We understand your library wants to post fun content to social media but that you might not have the time to dedicate to writing it, so we’d like to help!

Below you will find daily posts, all under Twitter’s 140 character limit (good for Facebook too), that you can copy/paste at your leisure, each linking to a Topic Page, which, for Credo Online Reference Services or Literati subscribers can be a gateway to all kinds of e-resources.

This content is free for the taking, no character-eating attribution to us necessary!

PS: The images below are all in the public domain, with attributions at the bottom of the page.


Thursday 1 Sept The Titanic took 73 yrs to find, but you're just a click away from discovering its Topic Page at your leisure 
Friday 2 Sept The Iceman Cameth to Broadway #OTD 1946. Learn more about its creator, Eugene O’Neill 
Monday 5 Sept Happy Labor Day! Celebrate the movement that gave the US its 5-day work week with a long weekend
Tuesday 6 Sept Buckle up your hats! The Pilgrims set sail from Plymouth, England this day in 1620
Wednesday 7 Sept The worlds first submarine attack took place this day in... 1776? Read more here:
Thursday 8 Sept It's International Literacy Day -- spread the word!
Friday 9 Sept No need to fill in any blanks; our Gestalt TopicPage will answer all your questions thoroughly!
Monday 12 Sept The world's oldest underground art scene, the Lascaux cave paintings were discovered 76 yrs ago today
Tuesday 13 Sept Big, Friendly, Giant birthday wishes to Roald Dahl, born 100 years ago today!
Wednesday 14 Sept We've combed through our scholarly resources to bring you the best Honey info for National Honey Month!
Thursday 15 Sept Happy Birthday to the woman who is by far the best-selling novelist of all time: Agatha Christie!
Friday 16 Sept It's Collect Rocks Day! For a slightly lighter collection, try this Topic Page:
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Monday 19 Sept How do Cartesian Pirates know they exist?They think therefore they arrrrrrrr
Tuesday 20 Sept This day in 1633 the Inquisition tried Galileo for teaching that the Earth orbits the Sun.
Wednesday 21 Sept Relying on any other source for info about Benedict Arnold would be treasonous
Thursday 22 Sept Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation this day in 1862, following the battle of Antietam
Friday 23 Sept Nintendo was founded this day in 1889. Back then they just made playing cards
Monday 26 Sept "Hold on we're going home" This day 1580 Drake (Francis, not Drizzy) completed his circumnavigation of the globe.
Tuesday 27 Sept A good writer is hard to find. Learn about one of the best with Flannery O'Connor's Topic Page:
Wednesday 28 Sept More than a Tolkienesque wonderland, New Zealand was the 1st country to establish women's suffrage in 1893
Thursday 29 Sept Party at the windmill! Happy Birthday Miguel Cervantes, born this day in 1547 in
Friday 30 Sept Most people think pirates when they hear, "Penzance," but only a few 17th century pirate raids took place there



Titanic Wreck Bow, By Courtesy of NOAA/Institute for Exploration/University of Rhode Island (NOAA/IFE/URI). ( [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons,

honey bee buckfast insect wings 292133, public domain, by PollyDot, Pixabay,

pirate flag bones skull danger, public domain, by Clker-Free-Vector-Images, Pixabay,

Francis Drake by Henry Bone, Henry Bone [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons,


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