Marketing and Public Relations Division

Action Council | Goals and Objectives

The Marketing and Public Relations Division provides a forum for sharing and developing new ideas to engage the public, promote library services, and educate communities.

NEW – Marketing Toolkit

Action Council

Elaine Willis, Coordinator (2019)
Westlake-Porter Public Library
Work: (440) 250-5447

Heather Johnson, Assistant Coordinator (2019)
Athens County Public Libraries
Work: (740) 592-4272

Linette Porter-Metler, Past Coordinator (2019)
Public Library of Mt. Vernon & Knox County
Work: (740) 501-0080

Kayleigh Tschanen, Secretary (2019)
Tiffin-Seneca Public Library
Work: (419) 447-3751

Nicole Fowles (Secretary Sept. 2019 – Dec. 2019)
Delaware County District Library
Work: (740) 363-4639

Margaret Simon (2020)
Shaker Heights Public Library
Work: (216) 991-2030 x3005


Board Liaison: Jennifer Slone
PDC Liaisons: Leann Schneider Webb, Hayley Tracy-Bursley

Goals and Objectives

  • Continue efforts to reinvigorate the Division and improve communication among the Marketing and Public Relations Action Council.
  • Explore development of an online gallery, portfolio, or blog of marketing & PR best practices with examples from across the state.
  • Explore creation of an online toolkit of promotional templates that can be available to libraries to personalize (eg., brochure, flyer, bookmark).
  • Submit educational programs for the 2019 Convention and Expo and OLC events.
  • Develop a stand-alone webinar about library marketing.

Annual Report (PDF)