For immediate release | March 22, 2024

Core ALA Annual Preconference: Library Building Projects 101; A Crash Course on Basic Elements of Completing a Building Renovation or New Construction

CHICAGO—On Friday, June 28, 2024, Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures will present the half-day preconference "Library Building Projects 101: A Crash Course on Basic Elements of Completing a Building Renovation or New Construction" during the 2024 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition in San Diego, CA. This participatory workshop will walk the participants through the processes involved in a building project, including an initial needs assessment, selection of an architect and construction manager/contractor, budget development, community and staff engagement, design, and completing construction. The workshop will be designed to assist you in applying the information to your own library and help you better understand how to navigate the process, including assessing needs, developing a budget, working with public funds, selecting an architect and construction manager, and more.

Library Building Projects 101: A Crash Course on Basic Elements of Completing a Building Renovation or New Construction
Friday, June 28, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Presenters

Jeff L. Davis, Architect and Senior Associate, MSR Design
Debbie Ehrman, Deputy Director, Salt Lake City Public Library
Kit Stephenson, Assistant Director, Bozeman Public Library

Registration

Core Member: $119.00 advance | $149.00 standard
ALA Member: $149.00 advance | $199.00 standard
Non-member: $199.00 advance | $249.00 standard
Other Member: $149.00 advance | $199.00 standard

View the complete schedule of the 2024 Core Annual preconferences, programs, and events.

For questions or comments related to Core continuing education events, please contact Core CE staff at corece@ala.org.

About Core

Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures is the national association that advances the profession of librarians and information providers in central roles of leadership and management, collections and technical services, and technology. Our mission is to cultivate and amplify the collective expertise of library workers in core functions through community building, advocacy, and learning. Core is a division of the American Library Association. Follow us on our Blog, Instagram and LinkedIn.

Contact:

Tom Ferren

Deputy Executive Director of Learning and Events

American Library Association

Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures

tferren@ala.org