1. Libraries Transform
ALA president Sari Feldman gave a brief overview of ALA’s new public awareness campaign, Libraries Transform (official launch on October 29th). For more information on the campaign go to http://www.librariestransform.org/.
2. Host Engaging Conversations in Your Library
Representatives from the New York Council for the Humanities provided information on various program offerings including Community Conversations which provides opportunities for people to come together for thoughtful discussion and dialogue about shared American values. For further information on this and other programs offered by the council, you can go to http://www.nyhumanities.org/.
3. Libraries and Change
Futurist Bryan Alexander gave a compelling presentation exploring future scenarios for libraries and higher education (when the slides are available I will be sure to share). His blog is available at http://bryanalexander.org/.