Leading Libraries: Strategies for All Levels of Management

June 13, 2018 all-day
DoubleTree Hotel
175 Hutchinson Ave
Columbus, OH 43235

Overview: As a library manager or supervisor, you never know what new challenges each day will bring. This event is designed to cover a wide variety of management issues and examples of successful management methods used in public libraries around the state. The educational programming for the conference will include a keynote speaker, LIBchats (Library Interesting Briefs, 10-minute talks), and one-hour sessions in four tracks:

  1. Administration
  2. Public Service Managers
  3. Non-Public Service Managers
  4. New Managers/Supervisors

Whether you’re an aspiring manager or a seasoned supervisor, this conference will provide you with new ideas and practical solutions that you can implement back at your library.

Registration opens April 2018.

REGISTER @ my OLC  | Registration Deadline: 6/6/18

Intended Audience: Public library managers, supervisors, and administrators as well as those who would like to move into these roles.

What’s Included: All conference handouts as provided by the presenters. Morning coffee, light refreshments, and lunch will be provided.

Hotel Accommodations: A room block has been reserved at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Columbus – Worthington, 175 Hutchinson Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43235, PH: 614-885-3334. Please indicate that you are with the OLC when reserving your room.  The room rate is $106/night (plus state and local taxes). Reservations must be made by May 22, 2018.

For those working toward their Ohio Public Librarian or Ohio Public Library Staff re-certification, this conference will count as six (6) contact hours of credit.

Conference Chair:  Kim DeNero-Ackroyd, Deputy Director, Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library
Committee Roster (PDF)