Supernatural Lake Superior with Chad Lewis
Supernatural Lake Superior with Chad Lewis -- Take a visit to the strange side of this Great Lake! With bizarre tales of UFOs hovering over the water, phantom ships disappearing into thin air, haunted businesses along the shore, deadly sea serpents, mysterious creatures, and sinister men in black, this program will change the way you view the majestic lake.
The intended outcome of this program was for patrons to interact with a well-established author and to learn historical information about Lake Superior, including the supernatural North Shore lore. A survey was distributed to receive feedback from those attending the programs.
Surveys were distributed to participants at all programs. 98% of attendees found the program thought-provoking and enjoyable and 97% noted they would attend another similar Legacy event sponsored by the library. Here are some comments from patrons who attended the programs:
*"Excellent speaker, engaging, funny. He had a lot of great information - especially the local lore. He was a very polished and interesting performer. He drew a good audience of many new faces to the library!"
*"I liked all of it. I love programs and events that capture one's attention. Chad Lewis' program did just that. I loved his stories and how he kept you wanting to know more. I now want to research more about the paranormal and supernatural, especially ones in our area. Keep up the awesome work!"
*"I liked that there were so many local connections. It really related to our community."
22 public libraries provided space, staff, and additional promotion for the programs and approximately 17 regional newspapers provided marketing through press releases, photos and interviews with artists and performers.