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Wednesday, April 26

7:00 am - 1:00 pm


8:00 am - 1:30 pm

Exhibits Open

7:50-8:50 am

Session Block 6


Guiding Their Future: School Libraries Impacting Learners

Sponsor: Oklahoma School Librarians


Navigating the Waters in Your Organization

Sponsor: Supervisors, Managers and Administrators Roundtable


Partnering With Picasso

Sponsors: Oklahoma School Librarians and Children and Teen Services Roundtable


If You Have a Serial to Catalog…

Sponsor: Technical Services Roundtable


Adulting CAN Be Fun: Reaching Out to Grown-up Library Users

Sponsor: Public Libraries Division


OLA 101

Sponsor: Membership


UCD Business Meeting

8:50-9:50 am

Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall

9:00-12:00 pm

Career Center @ OLA

9:50-11:20 am

Session Block 7


Reaching Patrons With Health Literacy

Sponsor: Tribal Libraries Committee


Reach! As a New Manager

Sponsors: Young Professionals and Supervisors, Managers, and Administrators Roundtable


OKSL Business Meeting


Oklahoma Libraries and Edge: Findings from local libraries and state Edge programs

Sponsor: Public Libraries Division


Principle vs. Practice: Regional Influences on LGBTQ Library Collections

Sponsor: Social Responsibilities Roundtable


Smart Investing at Your Library: Developing Programs for your Patrons

Sponsor: Friends of Libraries in Oklahoma (FOLIO)


Ask a Provost

Sponsor: University and College Division


Oklahoma Department of Libraries Board Meeting

11:30-12:30 pm

Membership Meeting

12:00-1:30 pm

FOLIO Luncheon: Featuring Alton Carter

12:30-1:30 pm

Networking Lunch

1:40-2:40 pm

Session Block 8


Connecting Through Controversy

Sponsor: Ethics Committee


Oklahoma Author Panel

Sponsor: Public Libraries Division


Get Board!: Using Games to Build Critical Thinking

Sponsor: Oklahoma School Librarians


One Makerspace Does Not Fit All

Sponsors: Children and Teen Services Roundtable and Oklahoma School Librarians


Rural Library Hotspot Lending Programs

Sponsor: Social Responsibilities Roundtable


Friends of Libraries in Oklahoma (FOLIO) Annual Meeting


Technical Services Roundtable Business Meeting

2:50-3:50 pm

Session Block 9


REACH Your Stakeholders: Advocating for Your Library

Sponsors: Legislative Committee, Oklahoma School Librarians


Schedule-A-Librarian: A Shift in the Customer Service Model

Sponsors: Supervisors, Managers and Administrators Roundtable and Public Libraries Division


Reaching Out: Programming and Publicity in Rural Libraries

Sponsors: Public Libraries Division and Tribal Libraries Committee


Gardening Your Library: Weeding and Transplanting

Sponsor: Technical Services Roundtable


We’re All A’Twitter about #SequoyahChat

Sponsor: Oklahoma School Librarians


Friends of Libraries in Oklahoma (FOLIO) Quarterly Board Meeting


Reach for that Grant!

Sponsor: Tribal Libraries Committee

4:00-5:00 pm

Session Block 10


Reading Programs to Reach Beyond SRP

Sponsor: Children and Teen Services Roundtable


Unlocking the Google Toolbox

Sponsor: Information Technology Roundtable


Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Sponsors: Oklahoma School Librarians and Children and Teen Services Roundtable


Oklahoma Oral History Research Program 2007-2017: A Decade of Stories

Sponsor: University and College Division


We’re Doing It: How Our Public Library is Changing Our Book Collection

Sponsor: Public Libraries Division


Reach Out! Branding and Marketing Your School Library

Sponsor: Oklahoma School Librarians


Managing During Personal Crisis

Sponsors: OLA Gold and Supervisors, Managers and Administrators Roundtable

5:45-8:00 pm

Librarian Problems featuring William Ottens

Sponsor: OLA Young Professionals Discussion Group


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SMART Meeting

SMART Workshop: How to Survive and Thrive: Tips and Tricks for New Managers


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