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Libraries Foster Community Engagement MIG Meeting, ALA 2016 Annual--Orlando, Sunday, June 26, 8:30 am Hyatt Bayhill 31 & 32

Libraries Foster Community Engagement

Membership Initiative Group  

2016 ALA Annual Conference – Orlando, FL

Sunday, June 26, 8:30 - 10:00 am

HYATT Regency Orlando, Bayhill 31 & 32



  1. Tragedy in Orlando—Dialogue Through Libraries
  2. LTC Library Innovators Cohort Case Studies and Final Report
  3. Libraries Learning Research Exchange with the Kettering Foundation around the Kettering 6 Democratic Practices
  4. Community/Civic Engagement Activities Around the Country

(Send Other Suggestions to Nancy Kranich nancy.kranich@rutgers.edu)

Join Us. Bring Your Colleagues

Related Meetings of Interest

  • Saturday, June 25, 1:00 – 2:30, Way to Innovate: How Three Libraries Turned Outward to Lead Change (and You Can, Too), with Rich Harwood and LTC Cohort members, OCCC, W304 G-H
  • Saturday, June 25, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Library of the Future – Learning with Gensler’s Approach to Community Engagement, HYATT, Plaza BR G
  • Sunday, June 26, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM, Planting the Seeds: Libraries and Librarians as Change Agents for Sustainability Within Their Communities, OCCC, W103B
  • Sunday, June 26, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, The Power of Partnerships: Library as Leader in Local Collaborations, OCCC, W102B
  • Sunday, June 26, 2:45 PM - 3:30 PM, Conversation Starter: Social Justice in our Library: Changing Roles of Academic, Public, and Special Librarians as Community Advocates and Supporters, OCCC, W414CD
  • Sunday, June 26, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Library of the Future – Learning with the Harry Potter Alliance, HYATT Regency Orlando, Plaza BR G
  • Monday, June 27, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM, Teaching Civics in the School Library, OCCC, W102A
  • Monday, June 27, 11:40 AM - 11:45 AM. Designing Successful Online Communities to Connect Libraries with Users, OCCC, W414CD


Follow the ALA Center for Civic Life

Blog: http://discuss.ala.org/civicengagement/

ALA Connect: http://connect.ala.org/node/64933

Subscribe to ALA's Civic Engagement deliberate listserv: deliberate@lists.ala.org

Learn to convene and moderate deliberative forums at: http://www.programminglibrarian.org/find?keys=%22center+for+civic+life%22