Libraries at the Crossroads: Programming for Civic Engagement

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Saturday, June 23, 2012 - 8:00am to 10:00am
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Presenters: 
Speaker: Chad Kahl, Social Sciences Librarian, Illinois State University
Speaker: Louisa Whitfield-Smith, Civic Engagement Librarian, Johnson County Library
Speaker: Nancy Kranich, Chair, ALA Center for Civic Life Advisory Board
Speaker: Nicole Sump-Crethar, Digital Library Services, Edmon Low Library, Oklahoma State University
Description: 

Learn how libraries are serving as safe and neutral places to promote engagement and civic discourse. Nancy Kranich, Chair of the American Library Association's Center for Civic Life Advisory Board presents an overview of civic engagement programs taking place in libraries today. Librarians from across the field will share specific examples of different types of successful civic engagement programming that can work for you.

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