A to Z List of Sessions

A to Z List of Sessions

Looking for a particular session? Check out our A to Z list.

Looking for posters? Download a PDF of Poster Sessions.

If a sessions is being sponsored by a particular section or roundtable, it will start with that section's prefix. For example, all Public Library Section presentations start with "PLS".

Sessions that have a cost associated are marked with ($).

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Titlesort descending Description Speaker(s)
PLS - The Art of Creativity at Your Library

Libraries are places to learn and to encourage the imagination to bloom. Increasingly, libraries are places where people learn different ways to exercise their creative interests as well as develop new ones.

Morgan Paty, Jennifer Brannen, Carrie Lee
PLS - What the Helix? Genetic Genealogy Essentials for Librarians

Do your patrons know their Xs from their Ys? Are they all confused about how their chromosomes can help their genealogy research?

Jennifer Daugherty
PLS Business Meeting
PLS Wine & Cheese Reception/Award Ceremony ($)

The wine and cheese reception will be the time when you can say farewell to the outgoing board, welcome the incoming board and hear our exciting vision for the next two years. PLS will also be presenting the William H. Roberts Award.


Enjoy our poster sessions. Here is a pdf list of all the sessions: Poster Sessions 2017

Principles of Explaining LC Call Numbers

Celebrate LC call numbers if you use them to organize the physical books in your library.  Innovate in how you explain them to new students and new library staff.  Seven principles for explaining LC call numbers are introduced. 

Frank Newton
Prioritizing Privacy: An Academic Librarian's Toolkit

This poster will share best practices and resources for prioritizing privacy in the academic library.

Nora Burmeister
Promotional Materials 101

Those seeking to create promotional materials that 'WOW' and send a message to patrons that your library has exciting programs will want to attend this session.  We will give hands on tools and practical tips to designing and creating marketing ma

Genevieve Baillie, Jacquelyn White, Katie Fanstill
Public Libraries as Partners in the Open Data Movement: Behind the Scenes at Chapel Hill Public Library's Open Data Project

Public libraries are natural partners for local governments looking to facilitate access to information and promote transparency. Chapel Hill Open Data, managed by CHPL, launched in 2016 and continues to grow.

Susan Brown, David Green, Roger Stancil
Raising Community Gardens through Partnerships

Community gardens are an important component in helping to alieve hunger and improve nutrition in areas of food insecurity and food deserts.  Strong partnerships are an essential part of insuring that these gardens are developed and sustained.  Se

Mark Taylor
RASS - Current Trends in Reference Services

In this panel discussion, the speakers will discuss current issues and trends in reference services across various  types of libraries.

Emily Leachman, Carla Sarratt, Heidi Buchanan, Kate Engelbrecht, Jeanne Hoover
RASS Business Meeting
Re-Making Forsyth County Central Library

65 years after the original library opened, the new Forsyth County Central Library remains on the same property, but a lot has changed.  Learn the story of the new FCCL from community support to site selection, visioning, design, and finally

Reaching patrons emotionally through Local History Initiatives

The poster Reaching patrons emotionally through Local History Initiatives will highlight specific examples how our library has demonstrated success. Our library started three ongoing public history projects that have proven very s

Marty Tschetter
Reading and Rolling Summer Book Delivery program

Reading and Rolling is a summer book delivery program now in its 14th year run by volunteers.

Monica Caruso
Reading and Rolling Summer Outreach program

Reading and Rolling Summer Outreach program is a volunteer-run program whereby volunteers bring bags of books every 2 weeks to children/tweens who can not get to the library over the summer.

Monica Caruso
Redesigning Information Literacy for Generation Z


Heather Smith
Relationships Don’t Scale: Applying user experience (UX) and design thinking to build authentic community

Empathy. Curiosity. Collaboration. Innovation. Understanding people--their everyday needs and aspirations--is key to providing tranformational library service.

Molly Luby
REMCo - #WeNeedtoFindDiverseBooks

Are you a youth advocate interested in finding children’s and young adult fiction featuring characters of color and native youth?

Jewel Davis
REMCo - Starting Basic Genealogy: How Can We Find the Skeletons in the Closet? ($)

Starting basic genealogy, how can we find the skeletons in the closet? When that person that you thought was your aunt or uncle, is not actually of relation to you...but has been in the family so long and perhaps lived with a long lost relative.

Jamane Yeager, Marcellaus Joiner