Image SourceQuiz Questions1.When a new patron comes into the library, I tend to...Image SourceA.Greet them immediately because there are no new patrons, only new friends I haven't met!B.Ask several colleagues to determine if anyone else knows them to see if they can provide an introduction.C.I know everybody in my home town already. This question does not make sense to me.D.Recognize them only by their Twitter handle or Facebook profile picture.E.Respect their privacy absolutely and not even wonder about their name until they provide it to me without my asking.2.When my library schedules a public event, I am most likely to be involved as...Image SourceA.The person on stageB.The person managing the eventC.The person designing the brochures, ads, slides, etc.D.The person inviting other speakers, local partners, etc.E.The person writing writing the script and press releaseF.The person handing out flyersG.The person doing research on all the issues involved3.When it comes to stories...Image SourceA.I love to tell them! Give me a campfire and I'll keep you spellbound!B.I like to plan storytimes and connect readers to kids in the community.C.I can explain why you can't record certain stories and post them online because of intellectual property issues.D.Stories are what you call pictures with words, right?E.As long as I can tell them 260 characters at a time, I'm down.4.When it comes to trends...Image SourceA.I like to look for broad themes and see how they impact many industries and areas.B.I'm good at seeing how trends affect my library.C.I like to learn the details about a trend once someone else points it out to me.D.I'd prefer to talk to people and find out what's really going on in their lives, rather than talking in generalities about trends.5.When thinking about library issues, I get most of my information from...Image SourceA.Contacts at other librariesB.The library pressC.Social mediaD.A wide range of sourcesE.Original library science research6.At a carnival midway, amusement park or other multi-attraction location I've never been to before, I tend to...Image SourceA.Roam around first to get a flavor, then go back and do the stuff I like the best.B.Print out the map ahead of time and circle the attractions I want to visit before I set foot insideC.Ask my friends what they like best about the place.D.Read a lot of reviews.E.Go to the stuff that looks like the most funF.Get online and make sure they have all their safety code registration information up-to-dateG.Regardless of what I visit, make sure to Facebook or Insta the heck out of my dayH.Find the most interesting employees or other guests and talk to themI.Stop half way through and journal my experiencesJ.Make sure to invite someone with me who I think will enjoy the experience7.When I move to a new town and want to check out their library, the first thing I do is...Image SourceA.Ask my neighbors what they think about the libraryB.Tell everyone I meet that I work at a libraryC.Go to the library website and read everythingD.Follow, like and subscribe to the library's social media stuffE.Proofread the library websiteF.Check out the other services in town that partner with the library8.If I was a library advocacy superhero, my magic/super tool/prop would be...Image SourceA.An 8-ball that answers any questionB.A phone that can connect you to anyoneC.A hat that makes people trust youD.A sign that gets people to follow youE.A pen that won't let you make technical misakes (sic)F.A brush that makes anything more beautifulG.A list that pauses time when something needs to be checked offQuiz Outcomes1.The grassroots activistImage SourceYou're great at building connections and networks on the ground, encouraging friends, family and even strangers to be positive -- and active! -- about libraries. 2.The public speakerImage SourceYou're a great person to have in front of a crowd or at a public meeting, and can be persuasive with a microphone. 3.The legal expertImage SourceYou're comfortable working with official texts and not intimidated by jargon. You're vital in making sure your team has understood bills, draft regulations and other proposals, and can respond. 4.The writerImage SourceYou know how to write a great press release or statement that will engage and inform readers, and make clear what libraries are about and what they need clearly and effectively. 5.The designerImage SourceYou have the skills needed to make what you produce -- both offline and online -- look attractive and convincing. You help your team stand out from the crowd. 6.The social media expertImage SourceYou have a talent for engaging people through social media, using short messages, hashtags and images in the best way to engage readers, and to get them to read and support your work. 7.The coordinatorImage SourceYou can keep the whole operation running and effective by keeping an overview of events, contacts and opportunities. You help other members of the team use their own time most effectively. 8.The intelligence gathererImage SourceYou help ensure that your team does not miss an opportunity by keeping an eye on emerging issues and proposals coming from your government or other authority, and their progress towards decisions. 9.The evidence gathererImage SourceYou provide the foundations for your team's messaging by identifying examples, arguments and other stories - from your country or abroad - that give your arguments more power. 10.The lobbyistImage SourceYou are able to develop strong personal relationships with people in positions of power or influence, winning their trust and their support over time.