Linking to Your Library's Social Media Accounts

  • Last Updated: October 18, 2022
  • Published: December 15, 2021

Does your library’s website prominently display links to your library’s social media accounts? Engaging your patrons via social media is a great way to highlight your library resources and services. Make it as easy as possible for your website visitors to also connect with you on social media by linking to your accounts and displaying those links prominently. And when you create those links, just add a target=”_blank” attribute to your hyperlink so that your library’s web page opens in another tab or window instead of navigating away from your website.

Remember to share your activities, creative displays, events, and milestones with us, and your library could be featured via GPO social media or And when crafting your library’s social media content, the FDLP Guide to Social Media is there to help you with best practices, sample posts, observances to spotlight, and more.