Library Facilities Conference

July 19, 2023 all-day
Quest Conference Center Columbus
9200 Worthington Rd Ste 400
Westerville, OH 43082

Sponsored by the Ohio Library Council

Register at my OLC | Registration Deadline: 7/12/23

Registration Fees:
Member: $150* | Non-member: $300

*In order to qualify for the member rate, the registrant must be an Individual member of the Ohio Library Council.

Conference Overview: This conference will focus on a variety of topics including construction/renovation, space planning, makerspace areas, disaster/emergency planning, building systems, energy efficiency, funding/budgeting, and preventative maintenance.

Conference Agenda and Session Descriptions

Intended Audience: Library leadership, Management, Fiscal Officers and others responsible for making decisions about library facilities

What’s Included: Morning refreshments and lunch. All handouts, provided by presenters, will be available online through the OLC app. Print them prior to the workshop, view them from your personal device during the event or view/download them after the event.

Continuing Education Credits: 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.

Accommodations: There are three hotels located within walking distance of the Quest Conference Center: Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Columbus Polaris (614-568-0770); Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Columbus Polaris (614-885-8400); and Four Points by Sheraton Columbus Polaris (614-844-5888). Please call them directly to check on rates and availability.

Conference Planning Committee:

Kristen Payne, Chair
Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library

Monica Baughman
Worthington Libraries

Cara Bolley
Defiance Public Library System

Molly DeFosse
Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library

Chris Ginley
Rocky River Public Library

Ben Lathrop
Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library

PDC Liaison:
Jennifer Buch
Huron Public Library