Annual Conference

Core Webinar: Best of Core at ALA Annual Conference; Thinking Big

CHICAGO–Core hosts the webinar “Best of Core at ALA Annual Conference: Thinking Big” on October 25, 2023, at 1 p.m. CT. Faced with deficiencies of collection and space, and a failed tax referendum to address these needs, the Louisville Free Public Library opted for a transformative investment that reshaped how the community is served. Explore the holistic and constantly evolving approach to how this library reaches their patrons, how they optimize staffing and nurture visitor interaction and how they leverage the built environment to achieve enduring value.

ALA 2024 Annual Conference & Exhibition Call for Program Proposals Now Open

ALA invites education program proposals for the 2024 Annual Conference and Exhibition, taking place June 27-July 2, 2024, in San Diego, California. The ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition explores critical issues impacting libraries and their communities, with diverse programming on timely research, innovations, and best practices. The submission site is open now through September 18, 2023.

Core Webinar: Best of Core at ALA Annual Conference; Championing Net-Zero Energy for Your Library

CHICAGO—Join Core on October 31, 2023, at 1 p.m. CT for the webinar “Best of Core at ALA Annual Conference: Championing Net-Zero Energy for Your Library.” Libraries, as civic institutions, have a responsibility to embody the values they promote in their communities. A Net-Zero Energy library building is a way of demonstrating a commitment to long-term sustainability. This program, structured for audiences of any experience level, uses a case study framework to articulate the sustainable strategies used in two Net-Zero Energy public library facilities.

Core Webinar: Best of Core at ALA Annual Conference; Thinking to Produce Results

CHICAGOJoin Core for the webinar “Best of Core at ALA Annual Conference: Thinking to Produce Results” on August 29, 2023, at 1 p.m. CT.

Core Webinar: Best of Core at ALA Annual Conference; A Strategic Plan to Live By

CHICAGOCore hosts the webinar “Best of Core at ALA Annual Conference: A Strategic Plan to Live By” on August 23, 2023, at 1 p.m. CT. Strategic planning is a routine part of library leadership, but what if the ordinary planning process was made transformative?

Core Presents “Best of Core at ALA Conference” Webinar Collection for 2023

CHICAGOCore is pleased to present a new webinar collection, “Best of Core at ALA Conference." The next webinar in this series is on August 8, 2023. These webinars are based on programs presented at the 2023 ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition.

Core Webinar - Best of Core at ALA Annual Conference: Co-worker to Supervisor; Managing Previous Peers

CHICAGO–Join Core on August 9, 2023, at 1 p.m. CT for the webinar “Best of Core at ALA Annual Conference: Co-worker to Supervisor; Managing Previous Peers.” The past two years changed so much in our industry that more managers are choosing to retire or reduce their hours, which in turn creates exciting new openings. Here we will closely examine the excitement, reward, pitfalls and demands that come from the transition from co-worker to supervisor. Group discussions will focus on internal promotions and upward mobility.

Core Webinar: Best of Core at ALA Annual Conference; Programming for Accessibility

CHICAGO–Core hosts the webinar “Best of Core at ALA Annual Conference: Programming for Accessibility” on August 8, 2023, at 1 p.m. CT. Explore accessibility through the creation of a new, hybrid early literacy program for expectant parents and parents of newborns, Mother Goose on the Loose: Hatchlings, designed in conjunction with Maryland State Library.

Core Webinar: Best of Core at ALA Annual Conference; The Top 5 Mistakes Renovating Your Library

CHICAGO—Join Core on August 1, 2023, at 1 p.m. CT for the webinar “Best of Core at ALA Annual Conference: The Top 5 Mistakes Renovating Your Library.” A renovation is a golden opportunity to renew your space for a new generation of patrons. Not every library has staff with current experience renovating, however, so every year, libraries make the same 5 mistakes when renovating.

Core Debuts “Best of Core at ALA Conference” Webinar Collection for 2023

CHICAGOCore is pleased to present a new webinar collection, “Best of Core at ALA Conference,” starting on August 1, 2023. These webinars are based on programs presented at the 2023 ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition.