December Social Media Content for Libraries

Posted by Credo on 11/30/16 5:24 PM

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 December It's Rosa Parks Day! #OTD in 1955 she refused to give up her bus seat. Read more on this inspirational figure:
Friday 2 December Jackie starring Natalie Portman debuts tonight! Learn more about one of the 20th century's most intriguing women:
Monday 5 December Happy birthday Walt Disney! He was born this day in Chicago, 1901.
Tuesday 6 December The 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery, was ratified this day in 1865!
Wednesday 7 December Happy birthday to a great author! Willa Cather was born this day in 1873
Thursday 8 December Gin up some excitement for inventor Eli Whitney, born this day in 1765, with this Topic Page:
Friday 9 December That injunction against expanded overtime pay came at just the wrong time for Elves.
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Monday 12 December "With my burnt hand, I write on the nature of fire." Happy birthday Flaubert!
Tuesday 13 December This Al Gore Topic Page is the perfect combination of convenience and truth:
Wednesday 14 December Happy Monkey Day, a celebration of awareness toward all non-human primates!
Thursday 15 December Happy Bill of Rights Day! The first 10 Amendments became law this day, 1791.
Friday 16 December For the best scholarly Star Wars info in the galaxy, try this Topic Page: #RogueOne
Monday 19 December The Ghost of Research Future recommends selecting resources like this Dickens Topic Page when starting a paper:
Tuesday 20 December Tim Burton's Topic Page is anything but a nightmare:
Wednesday 21 December The Winter Solstice has arrived! Don't research in the dark--illuminate any subject with Topic Pages like this:
Thursday 22 December People in Oaxaca, Mexico, celebrate Christmas with a festival of radishes carved into elaborate designs.
Friday 23 December Happy Festivus! Gather round this aluminum Topic Page to celebrate:
Monday 26 December The first day of Kwanzaa celebrates the principle of "umoja," or Unity.
Tuesday 27 December In vampire folklore those born between Christmas and Epiphany might be vampires. So, consider yourselves warned:
Wednesday 28 December Celebrate the birthday of Chewing gum—patented this day in 1869—with this minty fresh Topic Page
Thursday 29 December Texas became the 28th state this day in 1845! Check out one of our bigger Topic Pages:
Friday 30 December Did you know Neapolitans celebrate New Year's Eve by throwing pots/dishes out of windows at midnight for luck?


lights-christmas-luminaries-night, by jill111, Public Domain, via Pixabay, URL:

forest-fog-hirsch-wild-boars, by cocoparisienne, Public Domain, via Pixabay, URL:

A Christmas Carol - Mr. Fezziwig's Ball, John Leech, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons, URL:

champagne-glasses-luxury-festive, by Skitterphoto, Public Domain, via Pixabay, URL:


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