Thank you all for a wonderful conference!

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2019 Conference

"Transforming Together: Building a Better Library"

Tuesday, July 16th

Monarch Hotel and Conference Center

Clackamas, Oregon


Location: Monarch Hotel & Conference Center, 12566 SE 93rd Ave, Clackamas, OR, 97015 

Please contact Conference Chair Margaret Harmon-Myers with any questions.

 [email protected]


Session schedule

Registration and breakfast 7:30-8:30

Welcome (Margaret), Introductions (1 min each), 8:30-9:15am


Esther Moberg, OLA President 15 minutes


Keynote Speaker: Kristine Alpi, University Librarian at OHSU (9:15-10:00)

OLA President (10-10:15)


Session 1, 10:30-11:45: Othering in the library

Sonja Ervin

Session 1: C. Lance Colley, Brian Prawitz, Kris Wiley

A New Beginning: Roseburg Public Library


Book mending (limit 12)

Carolee Harrison


Lunch 11:45- 1:15 How to make a lightning talk - Margaret Harmon-Myers


Session 2, 1:15 - 2:30: 

Donna Cohen 

Promoting Democracy and Civic Engagement through Reference Services

Session 2: 

Sarah White

Digital Privacy & Security: Teaching Safer Habits 

Book mending (limit 12)

Carolee Harrison



Snack 2:30 - 2:45


Session 3, 2:45 - 4:00: 

Native American/Native Alaskan LibrariesJilene

 Joseph, NAYA

Session 3:

Career Management in the 21st Century

Steve Joiner

Book mending (limit 12)

Carolee Harrison



4:00-4:30 Evaluations, networking


Conference Committee: Margaret Harmon-Myers, Jade Hope, Paula Jolly, Deanna Kohn, Erin Lakin, Sare Webster

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