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Friday, June 26 - 10:00am

10:00am - 12:00pm
Committee on Diversity All Sub-Committee Business Meeting Committee meeting Parc 55 San Francisco
Mission
Description :

The ALA Committee on Diversity and its Subcommittees will meet.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Friday, June 26 - 10:30am

10:30am - 12:00pm
Building Blocks: Constructing Your Career Path through Networking, Branding, and Flexibility [Closed] Discussion/Interest group Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Franciscan A/B
Description :

Five librarians from different backgrounds, career paths, and geographic areas will share their unique experiences in building successful library careers. From public to academic to state libraries and first-career to second-career librarians, this panel will share perspectives on building strong networks and developing a professional brand, while remaining flexible and open to new opportunities for growth. Scholars will gain key takeaways they can implement immediately in their career development. Each panel member will take scholars down their unique career paths to show how networking, brand-building, and flexibility work together to transform a career path. For example, Andrea thought she was going to be a digital archivist but she is now working on collection management. Madeline expanded her role as a Library Fellow to include being a diversity advocate on her campus and in the profession as a whole. Barbara began working with businesses, job seekers, and professionals in the community after a stint in Youth Services. April started her career as a corporate attorney and left to become an academic librarian. Jason currently works as Outreach Coordinator but has previously held positions as a workforce trainer, employment specialist, and educator. The paths will converge in the middle of the session to provide scholars with key takeaways they can implement immediately in their career development. Additionally, participants will be encouraged to ask questions and get answers about all the aspects of librarianship that they won’t learn in school. Note this Spectrum Institute event is open only to current Spectrum Scholars, and invited alumni and guests.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Friday, June 26 - 5:30pm

5:45pm - 6:15pm
Zine Pavilion: Zine Swap! Social event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Zine Pavilion
Description :

If you make zines, bring a stack of them to the Zine Pavilion during the opening festivities to trade with other zinester librarians. There will be special treats for everyone who trades.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Friday, June 26 - 7:30pm

7:30pm - 9:00pm
All Task Force Meeting Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Yosemite C
Description :

Business Meeting

7:30pm - 9:00pm
CANCELLED Rainbow Project Book List Committee (SRRT) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Yosemite C
Description :

Business Meeting

Interests :
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Feminist Task Force (SRRT) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Yosemite C
Description :

Business Meeting

Interests :
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Hunger, Homelessness and Poverty Task Force Meeting (SRRT) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Yosemite C
Description :

Business Meeting

7:30pm - 9:00pm
International Reponsibilities Task Force (SRRT) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Yosemite C
Description :

Business Meeting

7:30pm - 9:00pm
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Task Force (SRRT) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Yosemite C
Description :

Business Meeting

Saturday, June 27 - 8:00am

8:00am - 8:45am
Conversation Starter: A CQ Teaser: Exploring Cultural Intelligence Other Moscone Convention Center
130 (N)
Description :

You've heard of IQ and EQ, but what about CQ?

Cultural Intelligence (CQ) refers to our ability to function effectively across national, ethnic, and even organizational cultural boundaries. Cultural Intelligence involves four interdependent capabilities: Knowledge, Motivation, Interpretation, and Behavior.

Improving our CQ makes us better communicators and more gracious actors in our increasingly diverse world. Through this highly interactive conversation, sample what CQ has to offer and learn tools you can apply immediately as you cross cultural boundaries.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 27 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
Learn and Share the Secrets of Successful Money Programs Program Moscone Convention Center
2007 (W)
Description :

Where should you turn for advice and best practices about financial education programs? Start with your colleagues from across the country! They’ve got creative and effective strategies for helping customers with their personal finance information needs. Come prepared with your own success stories and questions. Get program ideas you can use right away in your library. Learn how to position your programs for maximum impact. Find out about resources, marketing materials, training opportunities, and more. This interactive discussion session is hosted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), FINRA Investor Education Foundation, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Join us to explore how we can build on the success of Smart investing@your library® and Money Smart Week™ year-round at your library.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 11:30am
Action Council Meeting I (SRRT) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Union Square 21
Description :

Business Meeting

Saturday, June 27 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
DiverseZineties; Promoting Diversity and Self-discovery Through Making Zines with Teens Program Moscone Convention Center
3007 (W)
Description :

Making zines (self- published magazines) encourages educators and students to collaborate, create, discuss and share diverse stories. This workshop helps teens explore their own backgrounds and teaches them skills of self-expression, self-discovery and self-esteem. We’ll cover a short history of zines, and tips for making a master-copy zine that can be photocopied. Participants will leave with a template for making a mini-zine, a list of diverse zine resources, and plenty of tricks and sass for zine making and for sharing zine making skills with teens to foster diversity. Taught by Cathy Camper, Lowriders in Space author, and zine librarian.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
Should I Tweet That? Academic Freedom and Social Media Program Moscone Convention Center
2022 (W)
Description :

Social media gives us a platform to express ourselves on any subject to a wide audience. It also tests the traditional boundaries of speech protected by academic freedom. When faculty appointments can be revoked on the basis of 140 characters, are we witnessing new limits on academic freedom? Join our panel of experts for a lively discussion on what academic freedom means in the age of social media. This program is sponsored by the ACRL Professional Values Committee.

10:30am - 11:30am
Smart investing@your library®: Actively Engaging Your Audience Program Moscone Convention Center
3001 (W)
Description :

Smart investing@your library ® program aligns with the emerging, transitional role of library services and the library's role in communities. Programs across the country are building the capacity of libraries to meet the need and growing demand for financial literacy education and resources. Learn about replicable model programs and materials that take an active learning approach to personal finance. We'll take you beyond the workshop series and share innovative approaches that attract audiences and build sustainable financial literacy programs.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 27 - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:00pm
Saturday Ignite Session: Diversity's Action Plan Other Moscone Convention Center
130 (N)
Description :

Can the decades-old problem of the lack of diversity in children's book publishing be solved? Jason Low, publisher of LEE & LOW BOOKS (an independent press that specializes in diversity, founded in 1991), addresses the realities of publishing diverse books and offers actionable steps that publishers and librarians can take to move the needle.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
11:30am - 12:00pm
Saturday Ignite Session: Let the Wild Rumpus Start: Adventures Beyond the Library Echo Chamber Other Moscone Convention Center
130 (N)
Description :

What do Burning Man, SXSW Interactive, and airplanes have to do with libraries? On the surface nothing obvious, but when we let our librar* flag wave loud and proud we discover these are ripe spaces to engage with communities unaccustomed to the wonders of contemporary libraries. Sharing eclectic professional development opportunities with librarian comrades is exhilarating and a crucial action to keep this profession from expiring of stale nostalgia and reluctance to adaptive change. This is an invitation to be an exploratory librarian and embark on new adventures beyond the library silos together!

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 27 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Boots on the Ground: Making Academic Libraries Work for Veterans Program Moscone Convention Center
3018 (W)
Description :

Large numbers of veterans enrolled in academic institutions using educational benefits provided through the “Post-9/11 GI Bill” remain an invisible library constituency. To highlight what we do to help, current librarian and former U.S. Army Ranger, Eduardo Tinoco, presents an environmental scan of veteran services at academic institutions. Then, Jared Hoppenfeld, a business librarian, describes library support given to the national Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) program, designed to create small business owners.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Curating Activism in LGBT History Program Moscone Convention Center
3005 (W)
Description :

This conversation-focused session delves into the importance of collecting, preserving, and making available materials documenting the history of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender activism. Panelists will reflect on successes and shortcomings in caring for the cultural memory of LGBT activists, movements, and daily lives in special collections libraries and archives as well as the nexus between education and activism within the LGBT community. The conversation will include not only knowledgeable panelists with unique perspectives, but also the audience, whose participation, questions, and perspectives are an essential part of the session, too. This program is sponsored by RBMS and the ALA Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Round Table.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Libraries Behind Bars: Education and Outreach to Prisoners Program Moscone Convention Center
2008 (W)
Description :

The United States incarcerates more citizens than any other country, which presents a pressing issue for civil society. This program brings together a multidisciplinary panel of scholars, moderated by a prison librarian, to raise awareness of the importance of prisoner education in reducing recidivism and improving rehabilitation outcomes. It highlights the role academic libraries play in research on the incarcerated and incarceration institutions, as well as in outreach to incarcerated populations. This is a joint program by ANSS, LES, and LPSS. This program is co-sponsored in name only by ASCLA.

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