Conference At-a-Glance

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 10

4 - 6 p.m. WAPL Board Meeting
5 - 7 p.m. REGISTRATION
7 p.m. WAPL Chair’s Reception


THURSDAY, MAY 10

7:30 – 9 a.m. Continental Breakfast
7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. REGISTRATION

9 - 10 a.m. KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Threats & Opportunities:
Copyright and Licensing in the Public Library
Dr. Tomas A. Lipinski, J.D., LL.M., PhD

10 - 10:30 a.m. BREAK

FIRST SESSION - 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

• Adding Local Content to the Wisconsin Digital Download Center in OverDrive (WLA)
• Bestselling Romantic Suspense Author Karen Rose (READ)
• Books Build Better Brains: Libraries and Clinics Collaborate on Early Literacy Promotion
(OSRT, WAPL, YSS)
• Exploration Station (YSS)
• 50 Ways to Serve Job Seekers (DPI)
• One Help Desk for All (RASS)

11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. LUNCHEON: Paul Nelson

SECOND SESSION - 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

• African American Body Image in Children and Young Adult Publishing (WAPL)
• A Rose Is a Rose… Is Not Always an eRose: Collecting Digital Content (WLA)
• Have You Heard? (MATS)
• Making the Most of Donor Dollars (WLAF)
• Technology with Kids and Teens (YSS)
• 2012 Revision of the Wisconsin Interlibrary Loan Guidelines (RSRT)

2:30 - 2:45 p.m. BREAK

THIRD SESSION -2:45 - 3:45 p.m.

• All the World’s a Stage, or, Are You Ready for Prime Time? (WISL)
• Easy and Fun Crafts to Do with Adults (WAPL)
• Hungry to Read or Just Plain Hungry? (OSRT)
• Notable Books Marathon 2012 (READ)
• RA on a Budget (READ)
• Using the 2010 Census to Improve Services to Immigrants (EMIERT, OSRT)

4-5 p.m. WAPL Membership General Session
5 - 6 p.m. Business Meetings: WISLR, YSS
7 p.m. NMRT Social

FRIDAY, MAY 11

7:30 – 9 a.m. Breakfast Buffet
7:30 – 10 a.m. REGISTRATION

FOURTH SESSION - 9:00-10:15 a.m.

• Attending International Book Fairs… for Free or Almost Free (EMIERT, OSRT)
• Implementing Workflow Management Initiatives (WAPL)
• Productivity Idea Exchange (WAPL)
• Stealth Programming: Success in Challenging Budget Times (YSS)
• Tough Talks in Tough Times: What Librarians Need to Know to Communicate Change,
Motivate Employees and Stay Sane (WLA)
• Women, Financial Literacy and Retirement Savings (GIRT)

10:15 - 10:30 a.m. BREAK

FIFTH SESSION - 10:30 - 11:45 a.m.

• It’s a Swap! Elementary Aged Programming Swap (YSS)
• Keeping the Fun in Fundraising (WISL)
• Library as Incubator (MATS, NMRT, OSRT)
• Staff Sourcing for Digitization (MATS)
• Taking Your Summer Library Program on the Road (EMIERT, OSRT, YSS)
• The Wisconsin Library User (and Non-User): Outcomes of a Third Statewide Survey
(2003-2012) (WAPL)

12 noon – 1:30 p.m. LUNCHEON ADDRESS: Michael Bahr