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.

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

Mary Leffler
Logan-Hocking County District Library

PDC Liaison:
Jennifer Buch
Huron Public Library