Break-out Sessions

Thursday, June 4th

12:00-4:00 Pre-Conference Workshop with Char Booth

Friday, June 5th

8:30-9:30  Keynote by Char Booth

9:45-10:45  Breakout Session I

Five Million and Counting: Serving the growing number of people with Alzheimer’s and dementia
Presentation handout
Jenna Herbig, Program Manager Alzheimer’s Association Minnesota North Dakota, Miriam A. Lytle, Division Chief Community Services & Program Development, and Tracey Degnan, Life Enrichment Liaison from Gail Borden Public Library District, Elgin Illinois

What about Privacy Literacy? Libraries and Privacy Education in the Digital Age
Jim Jonas, Merit Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Shrinking to Grow: Making tough decisions to move the organization forward
John Thompson, Indianhead Federated Library System

The Changing Face of IT and Library Collaboration
Jason Paul, St. Olaf College, and Craig Thomas, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

11:00-12:00 Breakout Session II

Free Libraries in Wisconsin: 120 Years of Public Library Development
John DeBacher,Wisconsin DPI, Division of Libraries and Technology

Color by numbers: Using data to paint a better library picture
Greg Argo, Concordia University-St Paul and Michael Mitchell, Bethel University

Going the Distance: Offering Online Services to Reach Beyond the Reference Desk
Troy Espe, UW-Stevens Point, Ashley Guy, Rasmussen College, Richmond Kinney, Duluth Public Library, and Peter Rudrud, L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library

Learning from Criticism: From Student Hate to Student Tolerate
Valerie Aggerbeck and Megan McNevin, University of St. Thomas Law Library

12:45-1:30 Lightning Round Presentations, UMD Kirby Ballroom

Easy Peasy: Reorganizing Our Young Children’s Collection
Cherie Sanderson, Boulder Junction Library

When a story goes awry: What happens when you didn’t learn what you hoped?
Scott Marsalis, University of Minnesota Libraries

Sowing Seeds of Change
Jocelyn Baker, Duluth Public Library

1:45-2:45 Breakout Session III

Maker Spaces in High Schools
Maria Burnham, Sauk Rapids-Rice High School

Moving to Yes – Handling Change Without Fear
Marge Loch-Wouters, La Crosse Public Library

Implementing the New ACRL Framework: True Stories from Two Libraries
Kim Pittman, University of Minnesota Duluth and Carolyn Caffrey Gardner, University of Southern California

Hubs + DPLA = Better Together
Emily Pfotenhauer, WiLS and Molly Huber, Minitex

3:00-4:00 Breakout Session IV

Much Ado About Everyone: engaging the community through interactive library planning
Presentation handout
Stef Morril and Bruce Smith, WiLS

Kindness Audits @ Your Library!
Mollie Stanford, Arrowhead Library System

Cooperative Play: Partnering with a student group to build better video game services
Shannon L. Farrell, Carolyn Bishoff and Amy E. Neeser, University of Minnesota

Hidden in Plain Sight: Leveraging Special Collections at Smaller Universities and Colleges
Jill G. Thomas, Lawrence University


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