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Day 4 #LibLearnX – and now, to work!

I always feel inspired after a good conference to go back to work and try all the great new programs, launch some initiatives, read some books! As LibLearnX winds down, I find myself a little bit overwhelmed by the calls for unity and action. How do I convince my administration that we need to be more sustainable, for the children, for the planet? How do I reach out to Home Educators who are not already using the public library? How do I shed my invisible knapsack? The answer to all these questions is right here – The American Library Association. Virtual conferencing has been difficult for a lot of us, but I think one good thing to come out of it can be seen in the number of tabs I have open on my web browser – so many resources, and nothing but time on a cold snowy day to…

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Today’s Signals Can Inform Tomorrow’s Libraries #LibLearnX

Thank you to Chance Hunt for the really interesting discussion about using signals from today’s headlines to project potential challenges and advancements for libraries of the future. Mr. Hunt described Strategic Foresight as the ability to see all the possibilities of a new technology; to recognize the good and bad implications in order to be proactive in our planning.

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Mystery Solved at #LibLearnX 2022!

Hi all – this is my first time blogging for ALSC, and I’m excited to report that I solved the Day One Mystery Hunt!! Okay, I’m probably not the only one, but I will take the Win :). This is going to be a great day – super stoked for all the great authors and sessions today, and looking forward to talking with you about them. Have fun, from sunny and frigid (8 degrees!!) Northeast Ohio.