What can public libraries do with Twitter?

Twitter can be used to do many things.  Here are a few ideas:

  1. Provide Reference Services
    • Local and National News
    • Identify local experts in subjects of interest to your patrons
    • Patrons ask questions
  2. Library News
    • New Books
    • New Services
    • Library Hours
    • Special Events
    • Topics of Interest on your website
    • Create alerts for specific groups (ie; teens, parents, senior citizens)
  3. Two way communications
    • Ask patrons for input
    • Post answers to common questions
  4. Use your imagination