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Saturday, June 27 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
If we make it, will they come? Could introducing creative spaces add value to your community? Program Moscone Convention Center
2011 (W)
Description :

Libraries have always provided knowledge to their patrons and many now offer Arduino, laser cutters & ShopBots, to engage curious minds and incubate local innovation. Where did funding come from? Did the space provide value? Pilot or Sustainable? Confirmed panelists include Library and independent Hacker/Maker space founders and directors to discuss the methodology of creation, their different funding structures, and share examples of how they provide value to their community through the services they provide.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
IMLS Research: Out of the Library School and Into the School Library Program Moscone Convention Center
2002 (W)
Description :

Current library research offers new perspectives on student learning as well as resources and tools that can build the capacity of school libraries. In this panel, three researchers funded as Early Career Development awardees by IMLS will share their ongoing work around STEM learning in makerspace environments, gaming, and freely available resources and tools. The results of their research will create new models and contribute to the national conversation on re-imaging learning in the library space.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Learning from One Another: Mentoring Across and Within Borders-IRRT Papers and Projects Program Program Moscone Convention Center
2010 (W)
Description :

Mentoring is an effective way of assisting people to progress in their careers through a partnership between two people, an experienced mentor and a less experienced mentee. Formal mentoring programs exist in librarianship as in other professions and may be found within libraries, library associations, or other professional settings. This program will feature presentations on mentoring projects and programs from around the world.

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1:00pm - 2:30pm
LearnRT Best Practices in Training Showcase Program Moscone Convention Center
133 (N)
Description :

Come see the best practices of your training, learning and presenting peers at our annual showcase. Come and share your tips, tricks, things that worked and things that didn't work but you learned from at this open showcase and presentation. We want to hear how awesome you are and how you have helped your staff and community thrive.

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1:00pm - 2:30pm
Librarians of Color: The Challenges of "Movin' On Up" (Part II) Program Moscone Convention Center
2007 (W)
Description :

Continuing the conversation from ALA Annual 2014 on “The Challenges of "Movin' on Up as a Librarian of Color," this panel of professionals from academic and public libraries will discuss the challenges and strategies of gaining promotion as a librarian of color and dealing with microaggressions in the workplace. Panelists from BCALA, REFORMA, APALA and the GLBT Round Table will speak about how they learned to effectively manage their careers to “move on up.” This will be an opportunity to ask questions about job strategies or seek advice on career or management issues about advancing as a librarian of color

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Librarians Without Borders: International Outreach Program Moscone Convention Center
2024 (W)
Description :

Going global! From preservation and conservation work on a collection of presidential papers in Liberia to service-learning opportunities at international school libraries in Ukraine, and from preservation outreach turned equine rescue in Manipur to book repair workshops in Ecuador, this exciting and informative program will highlight librarians’ outreach programs around the world.

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.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Guides in an Era of Discovery Layers Program Moscone Convention Center
3008 (W)
Description :

Panelists will discuss the relevance, role, and practical optimization of library guides in light of both discovery layers and enhanced platforms such as LibGuides v2.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library of the Future - Because Innovation is a Literacy Program Moscone Convention Center
2009 (W)
Description :

Innovation is to literacy as library is to
(a) Social good (b) Community
(c) Democracy (d) All of the above
Innovation is a literacy -- and it can be taught at your library. In this interactive program, Pima County Public Library's Idea+Space founder, Lisa Bunker, and innovation coaches from LeadLocal will teach new structures that help people make their ideas real and actionable. Come learn how "Lean Startup" techniques can create transformative programming for all ages at your library. This program is sponsored by the Entrepreneurship and Maker Spaces Member Interest Group and the Center for the Future of Libraries.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Look into the Crystal Ball: Future Directions for Higher Education and Academic Libraries Program Moscone Convention Center
3003 (W)
Description :

How should we approach the future? Speakers from Ithaka S+R and Stanford's Graduate School of Education will identify broad transformations within and future directions for higher education. Academic librarians will then discuss how these transformations affect the organization and structure of university libraries, liaison roles, collections, and instruction and outreach. The program will conclude by engaging the audience in a discussion of how changes in higher education are playing out at their own institutions.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Needs and Making a Difference: Engaging Adults through Programming Program Moscone Convention Center
120 (N)
Description :

Community relevance is a prominent theme among public libraries across the U.S. However, defining relevance is unique for each community and meeting needs takes many different approaches. This program will focus on ways to make rich and meaningful connections within your community to understand needs, and develop powerful partnerships to deliver adult programs that make a positive community impact.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
No Sugarcoating Allowed: Four Honest Perspectives on Change Management Program Moscone Convention Center
2020 (W)
Description :

Many libraries are undergoing major organizational change, and it can be challenging to say the least. To manage change successfully, staff throughout the organization need to step up and help lead. Hear how one library shook up its traditional organizational structure and reimagined departments, roles, and services to meet the changing needs of its community. Four librarians with different experiences and positions will talk honestly about what they did to not only survive, but thrive, throughout the process. Learn from our struggles and successes, without any sugarcoating!

1:00pm - 2:30pm
OITP - The Policy Revolution! Negotiating to Advocacy Success! Program Moscone Convention Center
2016 (W)
Description :

From the boardroom to City Hall, powerful negotiation skills make a big difference in advancing library goals. From securing new funding to negotiating licenses to establishing mutually beneficial partnerships, today’s librarians at all levels of service are brokering support for the programs, policies and services needed to meet diverse community demands. Power up your ability to persuade at this lively and interactive session.

ALA Senior Policy Counsel Alan Fishel will bring nearly 30 years of legal practice and teaching effective and creative negotiation to the program. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Senior Program Officer Chris Jowaisas will share his experience advocating for and advancing U.S. and global library services. The program will jump off from a new national public policy agenda for U.S. libraries to deliver new tools you can use immediately at the local, state, national and international levels.

The Policy Revolution! initiative aims to advance national policy for libraries and our communities and campuses. The grant-funded effort focuses on establishing a proactive policy agenda, engaging national decision makers and influencers, and upgrading ALA policy capacity.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Open Source Tools in Federal Libraries Program Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 11
Description :

Federal librarians are using open source tools in interesting ways to make resources discoverable.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Passion, Purpose and Partnership: All Around Town, All Around the State Program Moscone Convention Center
3009 (W)
Description :

The All Around Town, All Around the State initiative began with Richland Library's passion for bringing books and children together. Richland Library, the Columbia Museum of Art and the South Carolina State Library partnered to reach more than 2,500 at-risk third-grade students in S.C. This cross-curricular literacy program was designed to introduce children to the work of two celebrated African-American artists--Dinah Johnson and Richard Samuel Roberts, and to promote literacy across South Carolina.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Real World Prototyping: Designing Technology Spaces through Experimentation Program Moscone Convention Center
3012 (W)
Description :

This panel of academic and public librarians from across North America will share experience with live prototypes to test and refine the design of experimental visualization labs, media production rooms, and Makerspaces. Prototyping and iterative design are concepts common to developers, but can be equally valuable to test novel technologies and services. The focus will be on lessons learned from successes and failures.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Rise of the Youngsters: A Gen X and Millennial Management Team Program Moscone Convention Center
131 (N)
Description :

The "silver tsunami" of retiring Baby Boomer li
brarians did not occur as expected for
younger librarians with dreams of upward mobility.
Despite the undeniable influence of younger librar
ians on areas such as
advocacy and out-of-the box programming, library ad
ministration still skews Boomer and discussions of
generations in the
workplace are rife with stereotypes and ridicule. W
ith the hiring of a new Assistant Director in Novem
ber 2013, the San Rafael Public
Library's management team is now a unique duo compr
ised of a Gen X Director and a Mil
lennial Assistant Director.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Telling Your Story: Why Technical Services Matters Program Moscone Convention Center
125 (N)
Description :

Librarians and staff need to know how to talk t
o administrators and leaders within their
organizations. It is especially important in toda
y’s ever changing library environment for technical
services librarians and staff to
find effective, meaningful ways to share informatio
n about the work they are doing and how that work s
upports the mission of the
library and/or larger organization. This program s
eeks to show those working in technical services ho
w they can tell their story.
Attendess will be encourage to share their own stor
ies.

Interests :
1:00pm - 2:30pm
The American Dream Starts @ your library®: Stories from the Field Program Moscone Convention Center
2006 (W)
Description :

Since 2007, ALA has provided grants to over 100 public libraries to enhance literacy services to adult English language learners. Funded by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, the grants help libraries build ESL collections, increase computer access, and provide GED and literacy courses. American Dream libraries create replicable programs, sustainable community coalitions, and resource lists. This session will include panelists from the current cohort of American Dream libraries and the Office of Citizenship at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, highlighting stories, strategies, and services.

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Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 2:30pm
The Fusion of Play—and All Five Early Literacy Practices—into Library Environments Program Moscone Convention Center
2018 (W)
Description :

Please join us for a discussion of how libraries are incorporating talk, sing, read, write, and play into library spaces for early learning. We’ll interview librarians and designers to see what worked and what didn’t; discuss optimal ways for librarians to work with interior designers to achieve successful designs; share how to achieve a successful play environment without hiring designers. All sizes—of libraries, budgets, and ambitions—will be featured.

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