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Long Island Library Director Virtual Conference

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Professional Development  3.5. Hours

This event will provide a virtual space to discuss managing the new normal for library administrators from both counties.

9 AM Keynote – Managing Change
As we navigate a global health pandemic, public librarians are being bombarded with conflicting information, continued community disruption, and an atmosphere of fear. Erica Freudenberger will talk about chaos surfing, spontaneous disruption, and learning to live in and with uncertainty.
Erica Freudenberger is the Outreach Consultant at the Southern Adirondack Library System in Saratoga Springs, NY, and a 2016 LJ Mover & Shaker.

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM Breakout Sessions 
•             Reopening
•             Managing and supporting staff 
•             Reclosing the facility 
•             Virtual library services - programming and beyond
•             The future - Advocacy, planning, funding

11:30 AM Closing Discussion