Program Handouts & Conference Booklet

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Program Handouts

2016 Conference Booklet 

Thursday, May 12

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Keynote Address: Designing the Future Using Human-Centered Design (file to follow)
Michelle Frisque, Chicago Public Library
Leander Choate

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Public Library System Redesign Project Update & Discussion
Three members of the PLSR Steering Committee and Workgroup Leadership and two PLSR Project Managers
K.M. Hutchinson

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Creative Collaborations: Fostering Future Career Success for Teens
Katrina Dombrowsky, Columbus Public Library; Melissa Cooley, Job Quest, LLC 
B.F. Carter/Anna M.

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Best of Friends: What Makes an Effective Friends Organization?
Colleen Rortvedt, Appleton Public Library

Theatre Games for All Ages
Leah Langby, Indianhead Federated Library System, Eau Claire
Paul L. 

4:15 - 5:15 p.m.

"The Road is Crooked:" Bones, Names and the Search for Chief Kewaskum
Steev Baker, Sun Prairie Public Library


Friday, May 13
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Genre Fiction Books Round Up
Desiree Bongers, Ripon Public Library; Terry Ehle, Lester Public Library, Two Rivers; Krista Hutley, Whitefish Bay Public Library; Monica LaVold, River Falls Public Library; Elizabeth Timmins, Muehl Public Library, Seymour

Keeping Your Staff Safe
Michelle Dennis and Jill Osmond-Groell, Hedberg Public Library, Janesville
K.M. Hutchinson

PLA Posthaste!
Beth Carpenter, Kimberly-Little Chute Library; Jean Anderson, South Central Library System, Madison; Kristen Anderson, Winding Rivers Library System, La Crosse; Peg Burington, Waupaca Area Public Library; Adriana McCleer, Appleton Public Library; Dawn Wacek, La Crosse Public Library
Paul L. 

Pop Up Library Services: Offsite Programming & Card Registration
Camrin Freimuth and Ashley Pike, Frank L. Weyenberg Public Library, Mequon-Thiensville
B.F. Carter/Anna M. 

10:00 - 10:50 a.m.

Planting the Seed Library Idea for your Library
Kent Barnard, Patterson Memorial Library, Wild Rose