Recent Events

Ken Haycock

The Future of Libraries: Challenges and Strategies–The Closing Panel

Ken Haycock, Research Professor at the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California and Senior Partner, Ken Haycock & Associates, kicked off the closing panel and set the stage by listing some of the challenges that libraries face today: The future is not what it used to be. City managers and university presidents are […]

Zeth Lietzau, Jenny Howland , Susan Faust, Uyen Tran

Community Makerspaces

Representatives from three libraries described how they have created makerspaces for their communities. Some of the things they have done were to host Maker Faires, create badges to recognize achievements, and establish collaboration between libraries and makerspaces.

Josh Hanagarne

Is Technology Changing Our Brains? The Wednesday Keynote

Technology is changing our brains. How will we react to that? Our memory is changing in response to technology. One result is Internet addiction. What might this mean for libraries? A library exists to be a symbol of unasked questions and to make people free to ask them.