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All Together [clear filter]
Wednesday, April 19

8:00am PDT

Thursday, April 20

8:00am PDT

8:30am PDT

10:00am PDT

Exhibits Grand Opeining
Our vendors will be set up and ready to chat with you. There will be refreshments and time for socializing with your far-flung colleagues. 

Thursday April 20, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Gallery and Willamette Foyer (Exhibits Areas)

10:00am PDT

Poster Sessions
The Disappearing Games: How Clue Launched a Coup
Amila Hadziomerspahic, Library Technician II, Oregon State University Libraries

Play Date at the Library
Cynthia Olsen, Coordinator of Early Literacy, Eugene Public Library

Navigating the Library With Pictograms
Jessica Talisman, MLS Student, Emporia State University

Serving People Experiencing Homelessness at the Library
Kate Schwab, Librarian, Multnomah County Library

Reach and Teach: Library and Community Learning and Thriving Together
Margaret Harmon-Myers, Library Assistant, Adult Services, Eugene Public Library

Collection Development: Native American Voices
Mary C. Derr, MLIS student, Emporia State University

Mining Minecraft Mysteries: Let the Fun Creep In!
Michele Green, Youth Services Librarian; Jason Schuh, Sr. Application Support Tech, Eugene Public Library

Patron Library Space Usage: A Pilot Project using GIS in an Academic Library
Rick Stoddart, Librarian, University of Idaho

Welcoming Patrons with Email
Ross Fuqua, Public Engagement Librarian, Washington County Cooperative Library Services


Thursday April 20, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Second Floor Hallway

12:30pm PDT

Lunch & Business Meeting

Thursday April 20, 2017 12:30pm - 2:00pm PDT
Willamette Ball Room Salem Convention Center

3:00pm PDT

5:00pm PDT

All Conference Reception
Snack & Drinks

Thursday April 20, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm PDT
Second Floor, Willamette Foyer
Friday, April 21

8:00am PDT

10:00am PDT

Exhibits Break
Chat with vendorsand enjoy light refreshments. 

Friday April 21, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Gallery and Willamette Foyer (Exhibits Areas)

10:00am PDT

Poster Sessions
Collaborative Communication: Working Together & Growing an Institutional Repository
Amy Coughenour, Distance Education & Reference Librarian, Concordia University – Portland

STEAM Storytime
Claire Ribaud, Library Assistant, Eugene Public Library

Thriving Together: Student Worker Literacies in Special and Digital Collections
Erin Passehl-Stoddart, Head, Special Collections and Archives, University of Idaho

All About Answerland
Joanna Milner, Library Assistant, Multnomah County Library

Sensory Accommodation Kits at Multnomah County Library
Karen McElravy, Youth Librarian, Multnomah County Library

Portland Emerging Archivists
Lacey Legel, Multnomah County Library & Mathew Brock, Library & Historical Collections Manager for the Mazamas

Think Global to Thrive Together
Linda Campillo, Wilson High School Teacher-Librarian, OLA/OASL

Wordless Books: Use Your Words
Lisa Taylor, Graduate Student, Emporia State University

Virtual Reality in the Library
LuCinda Gustavson, Teen Services Librarian, Springfield Public Library

Friday April 21, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Second Floor Hallway

11:40am PDT

Break to Change Rooms
Friday April 21, 2017 11:40am - 11:50am PDT
First and second floor rooms

12:30pm PDT

Awards Lunch & OYAN Raffle Big Winners

Friday April 21, 2017 12:30pm - 2:00pm PDT
Willamette Ball Room Salem Convention Center

4:00pm PDT

Reception before Author Event
Snakcs & Socializing 

Friday April 21, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Salem Public Library
Saturday, April 22

8:00am PDT

8:30am PDT

Opening Session - Welcome
What better way to begin the day than with a story?  Heather McNeil will tell a tale that encourages laughter, participation, and empathy, as well as a reminder about what is important during difficult times when we are searching for the truth.

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Heather McNeil

Youth Services Manager, Deschutes Public Library
Heather supervises Youth, Outreach, Senior and Latino Services for Deschutes Public Library. She served on the 2005 Newbery Committee and 2013 Wilder Committee, and is currently on the 2018 Caldecott Committee. She was OLA's 2014 Librarian of the Year.She is an award-winning third... Read More →

Saturday April 22, 2017 8:30am - 9:30am PDT
Loucks Auditorium Salem Public Library

11:00am PDT

Saturday April 22, 2017 11:00am - 11:30am PDT
Loucks Auditorium Lobby

12:10pm PDT

Break to Change Rooms
Saturday April 22, 2017 12:10pm - 12:20pm PDT

1:00pm PDT

Box Lunch Available
Saturday April 22, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm PDT
Loucks Auditorium Lobby