Social Media Content for Libraries

Posted by Duncan Whitmire on 8/27/19, 2:36 PM

Customer Success, Social Media for Libraries, Credo Reference

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.

2 September
Happy Labor Day! Learn more about the history of organized labor in the U.S. with this Topic Page: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/labor_union 

3 September
The Treaty of Paris was signed this day in 1783, recognizing American independence and ceding Florida to Spain. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/treaty_of_paris_1783

4 September
You don't need a powerful search engine to discover which internet behemoth was incorporated 21 years ago today. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/google 

5 September
"On the Road," the novel that crystalized the Beat Generation and inspired countless road trip movies, was published this day in 1957. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/on_the_road 

6 September
Buckle up your hats! The Pilgrims set sail this day in 1620: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/pilgrims 

pilgrims

9 September
Happy birthday California! The Golden State became America's 31st state on September 9th, 1850: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/california 

10 September
September is National Guide Dog Month! Learn more about assistance animals with this Topic Page: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/assistance_animal 

11 September
Numerous conspiracy theories have flooded the internet in the years following the 9-11 attacks. Use scholarly resources when learning more about this pivotal day in American history. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/september_11

12 September
Happy National Honey Month! https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/honey 

13 September
Downton Abbey is back, and we're binging reference materials on the aristocracy to celebrate: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/aristocracy 

honey-bees

16 September
It's national #CollectRocksDay! Can't decide between researching your favorite stones and heading out into the field? Luckily it's not an "either ore" situation. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/rock 

17 September
The US Constitution, the world's oldest living charter of government, was signed on this day in 1787. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/constitution_of_the_united_states 

18 September
Happy birthday to the Grey Lady! The New York Times published its first paper on this day, 1851. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/the_new_york_times 

19 September
Why are pirates so good at undermining copyright? They know their way around the ©
Happy #TalkLikeaPirateDay!
https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/piracy 

20 September
The first Cannes Film Festival opened on this day in 1946. Learn more about the history of cinema here: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/cinema 

autumn-road

23 September
Happy first day of Fall! What is your favorite season? https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/seasons 

24 September
The U.S. Supreme Court was established this day, 1789. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/supreme_court 

25 September
The Bill of Rights passed Congress 230 years ago today—before state ratification, it was comprised of 12 amendments. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/united_states_bill_of_rights 

26 September
Leonard Bernstein’s iconic musical West Side Story opened on Broadway on this day in 1957: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/west_side_story 

27 September
This day in 1940, Germany, Italy and Japan signed a 10-year military and economic aid pact, thus forming the Axis Powers. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/axis_powers 

leaves

30 September
Shana tova to all celebrating Rosh Hashanah! https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/rosh_hashanah 

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