Libraries Transforming Communities: Community Engagement Conversations

A free follow-up to a conversation session presented at the 2013 ALA Midwinter Meeting, this webinar explored how to effectively use the conversation guide How Librarians and Libraries Can Lead Community Conversations for Change. This webinar provided concrete suggestions for hosting community conversations as well as opportunities to ask questions about how to move from conversation to action as part of the engagement work of libraries. 


  • Learn about the Libraries Transforming Communities initiative
  • Hear about the potential of these conversations for libraries including setting up, recruiting and leading conversations

Who Should Attend

This program is beneficial for everyone.


  • Cheryl Gorman, Vice President National Programs, Harwood Institute for Public Innovation
  • Mary Davis Fournier, Deputy Director, ALA Public Programs Office




How to Register

View the recorded presentation.

Tech Requirements

YouTube access and speakers/headphones


ALA Public Programs Office (312.280.5045 /