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Smart Investing at Your Library: Developing Programs for your Patrons 
Sponsor: Friends of Libraries in Oklahoma (FOLIO)

Date: Wednesday, April 26
Time: 9:50-11:20 am
Location: Salon P


Session Description:
Libraries can help serve their communities by providing financial literacy education. FOLIO was recently awarded a large grant sponsored by the American Library Association and FINRA Investor Education Foundation. In this program, Sharon Saulmon will share financial tools and resources libraries can access to provide community information and help their communities.

Sharon SaulmonSharon Saulmon is first vice president of Friends of Libraries in Oklahoma and project director for the Smart Investing@YourLibrary®. She is Dean Emeritus and Adjunct Faculty at Rose State College in the Library Technical Assistant program. Sharon has been a children's librarian, programmer, reference librarian, administrator, library trustee, and friend. Sharon has an MLS from OU and an MBA from UCO. Her planning team, who will also be at the program sharing their experiences, are Kristin Herr and Rachel Pierce (Lawton Public Library), Kathy Hale (Southern Prairie Library System), Kathy McGilberry (Southeastern Public Library System of Oklahoma, and Bill Young (Oklahoma Department of Libraries). We've also had great assistance from Fara Taylor and William Struby (Oklahoma Department of Libraries.)

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