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Learning Spaces in Libraries

Thursday, May 15th
San Francisco Public Library
Latino/Hispanic Meeting Room, Main Library
100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA

8:30 – 8:45           WELCOME & Framing the day

Luis Herrera, City Librarian, San Francisco

Susan Hildreth, Director, IMLS

Maura Marx, Deputy Director for Library Services, IMLS

 

8:45 – 9:45           Library Learning Spaces: the Shift to Participatory Learning

Moderator: Luis Herrera, City Librarian, San Francisco

Susan Nutter, Vice Provost and Director of Libraries, North Carolina State University

Erica Compton, Idaho Commission for Libraries

Andrea Saenz, First Deputy Commissioner, Chicago Public Library

 

9:45 – 10:45        Approaches to Technology & Space

Moderator: Nate Hill, Assistant Director, Chattanooga Public Library

Corey Wittig, Digital Learning Librarian, Teen Services, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Andrew Sliwinski, Co-Founder, Design & Engineering, DIY.org

Jason Griffey, Associate Professor and Chief Technology Strategist, University of TN at Chattanooga Library

 

10:45 – 11:00      Break

 

11:00 – 12:00      Staffing & Mentorship Models

Moderator:        Tim Carrigan, Senior Program Officer, IMLS

K-Fai Steele, Teen Programming Specialist, Free Library of Philadelphia

An-Me Chung, Chief of Partnerships and Policy, Mozilla Foundation

Kristin Fontichiaro, Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Information, University of Michigan

 

12:00 – 1:00        Working Lunch

 

1:00 – 1:30           Connected Learning

Susan Hildreth, Director, IMLS

Jen Humke, Program Officer, Digital Media & Learning, MacArthur Foundation

1:30 – 2:30           Community Engagement: Partnerships & Programming

Moderator:        Linda Crowe, Executive Director, Peninsula Library System and Califa

Catherine Bracy, Director of Community Organizing, Code for America

Carolyn Anthony, Director, Skokie Public Library

Elyse Eidman-Aadahl, Director, National Programs and Site Development at the National Writing Project, University of California, Berkeley

 

2:30 – 2:45           Break

 

2:45 – 3:30           Measuring Success: Evaluation

Moderator:        Bob Horton, Associate Deputy Director for Library Services

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Amy Eshleman, Program Leader for Education, Urban Libraries Council

Shannon Barniskis, PhD Student, University of Wisconsin

Katie Davis, Assistant Professor, Information School, University of Washington

 

3:30 – 4:00           Conclusion & Closing Discussion

Susan Hildreth, Director, IMLS

Maura Marx, Deputy Director for Library Services, IMLS

Bob Horton, Associate Deputy Director for Library Services, IMLS