Full program

83rd Conference Full Program

ABQLA 2015 Conference Schedule – Libraries and Community: Connecting the Dots

8:15 - 9:00

Registration & Light Breakfast, Meet our Exhibitors

9:00 -9:15

Welcoming Words – Shannon Babcock – ABQLA President


Opening Keynote Presentation: Sharon Smitty Miller
Library Live and On Tour: Taking It To The Street


                Break - Meet our Exhibitors

10:30 -11:00

John Kennedy, RCMP
The Adopt-a-Library Literacy Program

Sharon Moynes & Leigh Turina
Does your community include children and teens of all abilities?

11:00 -11:30

                Break - Meet our Exhibitors

11:30 – 12:00

Nicole Dubeau
Rejoindre les différentes communautés hors les murs

Dee Winn, Michael Groenendyk, Sarah Polk, Melissa Rivosecchi and Julia Bjerke
Friend, Follow, Comment: An Analysis of Social Media Use by Academic Libraries in Montréal


                 Lunch - Meet our Exhibitors


82nd Annual General Meeting & Meet our Exhibitors


Anita Brooks Kirkland Leading Learning to Transform School Libraries

Dr. Scott Nicholson
Level up! Game Design Programs in Libraries


                 Break - Meet our Exhibitors


Harriet Schleifer & Brandy
Therapy Dogs Helping Children to Love Reading

Cathy Martin
In Concert with Our Community: Fostering Partnerships to Enhance Services to Musicians


Marcela Y. Isuster & Catherine Fahey
Bewitching the town: Community collaborations in academic libraries

Julia Stark & Nicholas Warren
Diverse Schools, Adaptive Services: An Alternative ‘Learning Commons’ Approach




Closing Keynote Presentation: Aaron DeVries
Igniting a Creative and Dynamic Community at the Innisfil ideaLAB

Closing remarks – Sonia Smith – Conference Chair

5:20 – 6:00

Cocktail Reception

6:00 - 8:00

Annual Awards Dinner – Anne Galler Award

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