Programs @ Annual

Programs at Annual June 2015 in San Francisco, CA

LearnRT Board Meeting (Open to all)

Sunday, June 28 ~ 8:30-11:30 am ~ Marriott - Willow

Awesome Onboarding Preconference (LearnRT)

Friday, June 26 ~ 9:00 am-3:30 pm ~ Marriott - Club Room

Want to get your new staff started with powerful organizational support?  Then join us for a day of engaged learning.

The morning will be devoted to a presentation on onboarding in a large organization with satellite locations.  The focus will be on best practices and lessons learned from a global organization's perspective, featuring Steve Weitz, Sr. Learning Consultant at LinkedIn.  

After a break for lunch, the learning will continue in breakout groups focusing on onboarding in specific library types.  

  • Academic Libraries ~ Sheri Stone, Director of Human Resources & Organization Development - University of Minnesota Libraries
  • Large Library Systems ~ Louise Whitaker
  • Small Library Systems ~ Amy Jordan
  • Onboarding New Library Directors ~ Colleen Eggett

We hope that you are able to join us for this exciting learning opportunity. Register TODAY to claim your spot!

Get Some GAME in Your Training (LearnRT and GameRT)

Monday, June 29 ~ 8:30-10:00 am ~ MCC - 133(N)

Speakers: Christopher Harris (GameRT) and Jennifer Fenton (LearnRT)

LearnRT 101 (Led by Emerging Leaders Class of 2015)

Saturday, June 27 ~ 3:00-4:00 pm ~ Nikko - Peninsula

LearnRT Best Practices in Training (AKA the Training Showcase)

Saturday, June 27 ~ 1:00-2:30 pm ~ MCC - 133(N)

Want to share your training tips and best practices this year at Annual? Email Melissa Lattanzi or click HERE for more info! 

LearnRT Happy Hour ~ Hosted with PLA and WebJunction

Sunday, June 28 ~ 4:30-6:00 pm ~ MCC - 121(N)
Connect with public library colleagues who have participated in a bold campaign to showcase the library as the beating heart of their local community.  Celebrate the 3,000 libraries of all sizes and from across the U.S. that have sparked sweeping change through the landmark advocacy programs Geek the Library and Turning the Page. Discover new, free digital resources and training curriculum you can use immediately. Converse with fellow public library thought leaders, including staff development champions from ALA’s Learning Round Table (ALA LearnRT). Whether you’re an advocacy superstar or are looking to strengthen local support for your library, join us to raise a glass to your library’s future and power up for the year ahead. Because advocacy never stops.