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IMLS at the American Library Association Conference in San Francisco

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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IMLS at the American Library Association Conference in San Francisco

Visit IMLS at Booth #2621 and learn more about our funded projects

Washington, DC—IMLS Acting Director Maura Marx and other agency representatives will participate in the American Library Association annual conference and exhibition in San Francisco, California, June 25 – 30, 2015.

The following sessions will feature IMLS-funded projects or IMLS staff presentations:

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Assessment in Action, closed meetings on Thursday and Friday (IMLS National Leadership Grant to ACRL)

 

Friday, June 26, 2015                      

StoryCorps @ your library: Enhance Library Programming through Oral History Narratives, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Convention Center 2022 (W) (IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program award to StoryCorps)

IMLS Makerspace Advisory Workshop, closed meeting 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. (IMLS National Leadership Grant to Madison Public Library)

ACRL's Assessment in Action: Year Two Project Posters, I, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., Convention Center3006 (W) (IMLS National Leadership Grant to ACRL)

 

Saturday, June 27, 2015                  

Turning Outward to Lead Change in Your Community: Aspirations, 8:30 – 10:00 a.m., Convention Center Esplanade 301 & 303 (IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program award to ALA)

Assessment in Action: Year Two Project Posters, II, 8:30 – 10:00 a.m., Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Imperial B (IMLS National Leadership Grant to ACRL)

EBooks Made Easy with Library Simplified, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Convention Center 2004 (W) (IMLS National Leadership Grant to New York Public Library)

Put Change in Your Pocket: Using the Family Place Libraries Model as a Change Agent, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Convention Center 2014 (W) (IMLS National Leadership Grant to Middle Country Public Library)

All Access in Libraries!, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Convention Center Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 9 (IMLS National Leadership Grant to Providence Public Library)

Turning Outward to Lead Change in Your Community: Turn Quiz, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Convention Center Esplanade 301 & 303 (IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program award to ALA)

IMLS Research: Out of the Library School and Into the School Library, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m., Convention Center 2002 (W) (IMLS Senior Library Program Officer Mary Alice Ball facilitates session with three Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program recipients)

Passion, Purpose and Partnership: All Around Town, All Around the State, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m., Convention Center 3009 (W) (IMLS LSTA Grants to States funds through the South Carolina State Library)

Turning Outward to Lead Change in Your Community: Intentionality, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m., Convention Center Esplanade 301 & 303 (IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program award to ALA)

Making it with Rural Libraries: The New Mexico Makerstate Initiative, 2:30 – 4:00 p.m., Convention Center Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 5 (IMLS LSTA Grants to States funds through the New Mexico State Library)

E-Government Services: Veterans Connect @ Your Library, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., Convention Center 2014 (W) (IMLS LSTA Grants to States funds through the California State Library)

Turning Outward to Lead Change in Your Community: Sustaining Yourself, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m., Convention Center Esplanade 301 & 303 (IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program award to ALA)

 

Sunday, June 28, 2015                     

Civics and Citizenship Resources from USCIS, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Convention Center 2012 (W) (IMLS partnership with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services)

Sunday Ignite Session: Zine Library 101!, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Convention Center 130 (N) (IMLS Sparks! award to James Lemont Fogg Memorial Library, Art Center College of Design)

Seattle Digital Youth Think Tank 2014: Inaugural Reporting Out, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., Marriott Marquis San Francisco, Golden Gate C1 (IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program award to the University of Washington iSchool)

Update on Value of Academic Libraries Initiative (ACRL), 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., Convention Center 2009 (W) (IMLS National Leadership Grant to ACRL)

Conversation Starter: Making and Learning: An Emerging Framework for Libraries and Museums, 1:30 – 2:15 p.m., Convention Center 130 (N) (IMLS Senior Library Program Officer Tim Carrigan facilitates session with funded partners)

Early Learning in the Library: Tools, Partnerships, and Promising Practices, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., Convention Center 2004 (W) (IMLS Senior Library Program Officer Tim Carrigan facilitates session with award recipients)

The Coalition to Advance Learning for Archives, Libraries and Museums: The View Ahead, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., Marriott Marquis San Francisco, Yerba Buena Salon 13-15 (IMLS Program Specialist Sarah Fuller joins award recipients)

Library Services and Technology Act, (LSTA) Coordinators as Disruptive Innovators, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.,Marriott Marquis San Francisco, Sierra Suite A (IMLS staff will join LSTA Grants to States representatives from state libraries)

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