Schedule 2022

Session TitleSpeakersTime“Room”
Welcome9:30am – 10:00amDweck
KeynoteRakisha Kearns-White10:00am – 11:00amDweck
Intersectionality and Trauma-Informed Public Library servicesAlison O’Meara11:30am – 12:30pmDweck
Leading Oral History and Community Archiving Projects with Library Colleagues and Friends GroupsMeral Agish & Jerrie Grantham11:30am – 12:30pmInfoCommons
Engaging Students and Educators with Culturally Diverse and Responsive Titles Through Tailored OutreachTiffany James & Amber Certain11:30am – 12:30pmTrustees Room
A Good Molé – the power of storytelling in LibrariesLaura Garcia11:30am – 12:30pmBalcony Conference Room
Environmental Sustainability and Youth Empowerment: Passionate Programs that Spark and Motivate UsAmy Rosa & Lee Smith2:00pm – 3:00pmDweck
Radical Library Supervision: Breaking Down Systems of Oppression and Building Systems of CareErin Hoopes & Mieka Moody2:00pm – 3:00pmInfoCommons
“Do you want a fruit snack?” Building Connections with StudentsSharell Walker2:00pm – 3:00pmTrustees Room
Applying Improvisational Skills in Public LibrarianshipJessica Espejel & Chelsea Condren2:00pm – 3:00pmBalcony Conference Room
“Uh-oh. People.”: Building Your Empathy MusclesEmma Karin Eriksson3:30pm – 4:30pmDweck
Legal Empowerment in Public LibrariesJhody Polk3:30pm – 4:30pmInfoCommons
Passing the Pen to TeensRachel Roseberry3:30pm – 4:30pmTrustees Room
Poster Sessions9:30 – 4:30Dweck Lobby
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Matt Amory
Public Librarians STEAM up with the MIT Media LabAlessandra Affinito
All times are EST