Core Webinar: Best of Core Forum: Trends in Library Design

For Immediate Release
Mon, 01/23/2023


Mia Blixt-Shehan

Continuing Education Assistant

Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures

American Library Association

CHICAGOJoin Core on February 22, 2023, at 1 p.m. CT for the webinar “Best of Core Forum: Trends in Library Design.” Curious about what’s new in library design? In this session, we will cover an overview of current trends in library design with examples of these trends in action in libraries built within the last five years. This webinar is presented by Core President-Elect Wendy Tressler and experienced design architects Kelly Brubaker and Jeff Davis. Library directors, library facilities professionals, branch managers, and anyone working in library leadership will benefit from its content.

This webinar was previously presented in-person as a session at the 2022 Core Forum. We are hosting this webinar, with the session adapted and presented live as a virtual event, to extend its reach.

Best of Core Forum: Trends in Library Design
Live Webinar:
Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 1 - 2 p.m. CT


Wendy Tressler, M.Ed., MLIS, Director of Capital Planning and Project Management, Columbus Metropolitan Library, Columbus, OH
Kelly Brubaker, Principal, Shepley Bulfinch, Boston, MA
Jeff Davis, Senior Associate, MSR Design, Ogden, UT

Registration Fees:

Core Member: $57.67
ALA Member: $71.10
Nonmember: $79.00

How Do I Purchase Group Registration?

You can register a group by specifying the number of people who will be accessing the webinar during checkout. We offer discounts for webinar based on the number of registrations you specify in checkout. If you are a Core member, you can purchase seats for yourself and your colleagues at the Core discount rate; ALA's new e-Learning store allows you to extend the Core member savings with colleagues at your institution.

Can't attend the live event? No problem! All registrants will receive a link to the recorded session for later viewing at their convenience.

Register online or by phone at 1-800-545-2433 (press 1 to reach our customer service representatives).

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