Offering dating magazine
In class, Cubero shared dating-app user tips, including how to write a strong personal profile.“Patrons would often come up and say, ‘Read this (profile) and tell me what you think,’” says Cubero.In addition to demystifying online dating as a concept, part of the demand for this type of programming comes from difficulties some older singles encounter when trying to set up a personal profile or download an app.“The tech-knowledge gap is significant in this population,” explains Zsasha Cubero, former technology support specialist at the Westport Library in Westport, Conn.“I like to make sure people understand there is something for everyone,” says Arents.Since cost is also a topic of interest, the librarians make a point to review the pros and cons of the most popular and user-friendly free dating sites, such as OK Cupid, as well as paid ones, including Match, E-Harmony and Our Time.
The online dating portion of the class addresses general pros and cons of several top dating sites, and delves into the nitty-gritty.
With the advent of swinger social network and other adult swinger websites, these magazines are now an anachronism.
Specialized magazines also existed for those with specific sexual preferences, such as those seeking BDSM encounters, or the services of professional dominants or submissives.
In her experience, older patrons were regularly stopping by her desk seeking assistance with a phone or tablet their kids or grandkids had given to them, but which they struggled to use.
Cubero came up with the idea of offering a digital dating workshop in time for Valentine’s Day last year called .