7:30am - 8:30am
Light breakfast and coffee will be available in the University Room.
Exhibits will be available throughout the day in the Silver Room.
8:30am - 9:30am
Plenary Keynote, University Room
Kick off ILA 2018 with speaker Jim Neal, current President of the American Library Association!
9:30am - 10:00am
Coffee Break, Silver Room
Refreshments sponsored by PNLA! Time to visit poster session, vendors, and exhibits.
10:00am - 11:00am
Concurrent sessions take place throughout the University Inn. Presentations and locations are listed below, see Session One descriptions for full details.
Weeding for Greater Engagement, Centennial Room
- Presenter: Ann Morgester
A Model Public Library Board Meeting, Appaloosa Room
- Presenters: Kevin Tomlinson, Emily Sitz, and Patrick Bodily
Secrets to Partnership Success, Gold Room
- Presenter: Marcy Timblin
The Death of Net Neutrality: What Does It Mean for You & Your Library?, Palouse Room
- Presenter: Dylan Baker
Exploring The Library’s Role in Idaho’s Early Learning Landscape, Washington Room
- Presenters: Staci Shaw and Martin Balben
Introduction to service design thinking principles, Idaho Room
- Presenter: Deana Brown
11:15am - 12:15pm
Presentations are listed below, see Session Two descriptions for full details.
Elementary School Libraries Top the Charts!,Centennial Room
- Presenters: Jeannie Standal and Staci Shaw
I Have a Great Idea! Patent and Trademark Basics for Libraries, Appaloosa Room
- Presenters: Heather Grevatt
Increase Community Engagement with Your Library, Gold Room
- Presenters: Colleen Schowalter and Pamela Johnston
Beyond identifying fake news: providing effective media literacy PD to librarians, teachers, and parents, Palouse Room
- Presenter: Erin Downey
Thinking Outside the Book: Lending Non-Traditional Items, Washington Room
- Presenters: Justin Prescott, Stephanie Bailey-White, Dylan Baker, and Kiersten Kerr
"Making" recruitment and retention rock! Idaho Room
- Presenters: Diane Prorak, Robert Perret, and Sarah VanGundy
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Luncheon Speaker, University Room
We are honored to have award-winning author and Idaho panhandle native Emily Ruskovich as our luncheon speaker. Ruskovich is this year’s recipient of the Idaho Book Award for her novel, Idaho.
Be sure to browse our Exhibitors in the Silver Room!
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Presentations are listed below, see Session Three descriptions for full details.
STEAM in Storytime: The Little Renaissance Kids Model, Centennial Room
- Presenter: Lauren Hayes
Trustee roles and responsibilities, Appaloosa Room
- Presenter: Jim McNall
Children Choose: Children’s Advisory Boards in Libraries, Gold Room
- Presenter: Mandi Harris
Active Shooter Survival Training, Palouse Room
- Presenter: Paul Victor Jr.
Monsters and Microforms: Library Research in Popular Culture, Washington Room
- Presenters: Erin Hvizdak and Erica Nicol
Assessing Idaho High School Students’ Information-Literacy, Idaho Room
- Presenters: Catherine Gray, Spencer Jardine, Lingpei Zou, and Cheryl Spall
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Time to visit Poster Session, vendors, and exhibits.
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Presentations are listed below, see Session Four descriptions for full details.
Data Rocks: How Harmonizing Your Files and Folders Can Improve Your Life, Centennial Room
- Presenter: Megan Davis
Opening Books. Opening Doors, Gold Room
- Presenters: Karen Yother, Karen Troxel, and Keri Stark
“I’m Not Good at Science”: Changing Self-Perception in STEAM Fields through Inclusive Makerspaces, Palouse Room
- Presenters: Jessica Martinez, Kristin Henrich, and Courtney Pace
The End of Overdue Fines?, Washington Room
- Presenters: Stephanie Bailey-White and Bette Ammon
Presenting Data Effectively: Creating an Eye-Catching Annual Report, Idaho Room
- Presenter: Patrick Bodily
Mock Award Programs – Why the Geisel Provides More Bang for the Buck, Appaloosa Room
- Presenter: Suzanne Davis
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Happy Hour Mixer, University Room
Join us for no host cocktails, the Intellectual Freedom Auction, and a film screening.
"I Know a Man... Ashley Bryan"
- Screening of a short film about the artist and children's book author Ashley Bryan.
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Awards Reception, University Room
Included in registration.