June Social Media Content for Libraries

Posted by Duncan Whitmire on 5/31/18 2:30 PM

Social Media for Libraries, Customer Success

Looking to up your library's social media game? One of the best ways to engage followers to is to provide a consistent stream of fun/useful content. Understanding that libraries don't always have the time to generate all of the content they'd like, we're here to help! 

Below you will find daily posts, all under Twitter’s 280-character limit, that you can copy/paste at your leisure, each linking to a Topic Page, which, for Credo Online Reference Services 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.

1 June
Happy birthday Oscar the Grouch! Did you know the US produces 4.4 lbs of refuse per person per day? Learn more about Oscar's milieu with this Topic Page: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/waste 

 

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4 June 
Starting your research with Topic Pages can help keep your marine biology papers above C-Level. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/ocean 

5 June
The theme for this year's World Environment Day is beating plastic pollution. Learn more about how plastics affect the environment here: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/plastic 

6 June 
Nineteen Eighty-four was published this day in 1949, and has seen a huge spike in sales in the past two years. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/nineteen_eighty_four 

7 June 
June is National Fruit & Vegetable Month. Get your recommended serving of scholarly resources on fruits here: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/fruit 

8 June
Happy birthday to iconic American architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, born this day in 1867! https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/wright_frank_lloyd_1867_1959 

 

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11 June
Get to the root of the carrot's long (and only recently orange) history with this TopicPage: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/carrot 

12 June
Anne Frank was born in Frankfurt on this day, 1929. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/frank_anne_1929_1945 

13 June
You have the right to remain information literate. Start your research on Miranda Rights, established #OTD 1966, with Topic Pages like this: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/miranda_v_arizona 

14 June
The World Cup kicks off today! https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/world_cup 

15 June
It's Worldwide Knit in Public Day! Find purls of wisdom on this craft here: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/knitting 

 

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18 June
Napoleon literally and figuratively met his Waterloo in the fields outside a small Belgian town this day in 1815. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/waterloo 

19 June
We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. ~ B. F. Skinner https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/skinner_burrhus_1904_1990 

20 June
The French 3rd Estate raised quite a racket with its famous Tennis Court Oath this day in 1789 https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/french_revolution 

21 June
Happy first day of Summer! A great day for thinking about travel and geography with Topic Pages like this: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/geography_travel 

22 June
Jurassic World opens today! On the off chance that the dinosaurs escape the park in this one, now's a good time to read up on these formidable animals: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/jurassic_period 

 

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25 June
Celebrating Eric Carle's birthday by learning more about caterpillars and their voracious appetites: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/caterpillar 

26 June
In a big leap forward for dentistry, the toothbrush was invented 520 years ago today: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/dentistry 

27 June
The first Wimbledon tennis tournament was held in 1877 in an attempt to raise money to purchase a new roller for the croquet lawns https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/wimbledon 

28 June
One of the most incendiary incidents in world history occurred on this day in 1914 with the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/world_war_i 

29 June
The iPhone turns 11 today! https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/iphone_smartphone 

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