NELA 2016 Annual Conference

16th to 18th October, 2016


16th to 18th October, 2016 07:00 am - 09:00 pm

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DoubleTree by Hilton
50 Ferncroft Rd, Danvers, MA 01923

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16th October 2016

9:00 am
Registration - Ballroom Foyer
11:00 am
Aspen Report: Navigating the Many Tools of Community Engagement - North Shore B B120
SPECIAL INVITE ONLY - How to Start or Grow Your Individual Giving Program - North Shore C B120
An Aspiring Entrepreneur Walks into a Library...& Wants to Open a Pub - Gloucester T120
Don't Forget the T: Improving Library Service for Transgender Patrons - Manchester C24
Tech Savvy Booktalker - Marblehead T120
Conference Orientation - Newburyport T120
12:45 pm
Trends in Fundraising: Changing the Culture at Your Library so You Raise More Money - North Shore A B120
1:45 pm
Break - Living Room B180
2:30 pm
The Importance of LGBT YA Fiction - North Shore A B120
Using Infographics for Big Impact - North Shore B B120
Top 20 Privacy Steps for all Libraries - North Shore C B120
New England Foundation for the Arts - Boxford T35
Making Connections Across Town & Time - Gloucester T120
Chapter Leaders Forum - Ipswich T65
Library Delivery in the Northeast: What's Up, What's New? - Manchester C24
Grad Students + Libraries = Successful Partnerships - Marblehead T120
Examining the K16 Information Literacy Gap - Newburyport T120
The State of the Job Market - Topsfield T40
3:45 pm
Yoga Programs for Kids - North Shore A B120
Library Programming: Coming to Grips with Personal Mortality & Our International Future - North Shore B B120
Leading Tolerance: A How To Approach - North Shore C B120
BiblioBoard - Engage Your Local Creative Community; Strategies & Tools for Success in the DIY Age - Boxford T35
Fanfiction & Copyright - Gloucester T120
State of the States - Ipswich T65
3D Print​​ing Roundtable​: Taming the 3D Printer Beast! - Manchester C24
Reading in the Kitchen: Start a Cookbook Club at Your Library (with cooking demonstration and tasting) - Marblehead T120
Improvised Outreach: How We Channeled MacGyver & Opened A Mini-Branch at the Bus Station - Newburyport T120
5:00 pm
Attendee & Vendor Reception & Cocktail Hour - Living Room B180
6:30 pm
Annual Banquet & Emerson Greenaway Away Presentation - North Shore A B120

17th October 2016

7:00 am
Registration - Ballroom Foyer
8:00 am
President's Breakfast - Living Room B180
9:00 am
Designing Data for Discovery: OCLC’s Linked Data Strategy - North Shore A B120
Outcome Measurement Made Easy: A Free Toolkit for Public Libraries - North Shore B B120
Getting Your Library Noticed: The Art of the Integrated Campaign - North Shore C B120
Massachusetts Higher Education Consortium - Boxford T35
Free & Open Source Software in Libraries - Gloucester T120
Town-Wide Preservation Assessment & Collection Identification: Providing Greater Access to Historical Collections through the Digital Commonwealth & the D.P.L.A. - Ipswich T65
Dealing with the Opioid Epidemic - Manchester C24
Coding for Kids and Teens - Marblehead T120
Don't Just Turn it Off & Back On Again: How library IT Workers Can Use Reference Skills on the Job - Newburyport T120
Networking for Librarians - Topsfield T40
10:15 am
Grand Opening of Exhibit Hall - Grand Ballroom Exhibit Hall
11:30 am
Monday Author Luncheon - North Shore A B120
NERTCL Luncheon - Living Room B180
1:00 pm
Act!vated Story Theatre - Boxford T35
Keeping Up with Social Media - Gloucester T120
Library Lockdown: An Introduction to Intruder Response Protocols in Libraries - Ipswich T65
Open Source Systems Discussion Group - Manchester C24
Meet the Information Technology Section - Maple C18
YA Slam - Marblehead T120
Wikipedia, Libraries, & The Future of Information - Newburyport T120
Deskless Reference - Topsfield T40
2:00 pm
Networking Mixer - Maple C18
Exclusive Exhibitor Time & Afternoon Social - Grand Ballroom Exhibit Hall
Poster Display Session - Banquet Foyer
3:00 pm
Providing Informed Referrals for Immigrant Populations - North Shore A B120
Preserving Your Library's Story - North Shore B B120
Ignite Session - North Shore C B120
SoloTogether - Boxford T35
Makerspace in Academic Libraries - Gloucester T120
Community Use in Libraries: Overcoming Obstacles to Safely Sharing Space - Ipswich T65
Taking the Reading Out of the Summer Reading Program: Challenging Conventional Library Programming - Manchester C24
Lessons In Censorship: Librarians As Guardians of Free Expression - Marblehead T120
Fair Use: Past, Present, & Future of a Critical Legal Right - Newburyport T120
Public Speaking Skills for the Library Professional - Topsfield T40
4:15 pm
Reader's Advisory Panel: Christian Fiction, LibraryReads & Book Spoilers - North Shore A B120
Our Stories Unite Us: Oral History Development & Support - North Shore B B120
Patron, Can You Spare a Dime? Or the Fundamentals of Capital Fundraising - North Shore C B120
EBSCO Information Services - Boxford T35
Library Simplified & Connecticut State Library eGO - Gloucester T120
Paralibrarian Certification: What MA & NH Have Done & What is the Future? - Ipswich T65
Library Director Roundtable - Manchester C24
Meet the Academic Librarians Section - Maple C18
Early Literacy Programming for Families with Fragile Babies - Marblehead T120
Getting & Keeping a Catalog Clean - Newburyport T120
5:15 pm
Meet the New England Roundtable of Teen & Children's Librarians Section - Tradewinds Lounge Bar
5:30 pm
NELA Games - Living Room B180
6:45 pm
Monday Night Dinner Options - Ballroom Foyer

18th October 2016

7:00 am
Registration - Ballroom Foyer
8:00 am
Exhibitor & Attendee Breakfast - Grand Ballroom Exhibit Hall
9:00 am
Do(n’t) Panic! Escape Rooms at the Library - North Shore A B120
Adventures in 3D Printing at a Public Library and Our 3D Printer Diary - North Shore B B120
Better Graphic Design for Libraries - North Shore C B120
TLC--The Library Corporation - Boxford T35
EveryLibrary: Political Advocacy in Libraries - Gloucester T120
Enhancing Library Spaces Through Feng Shui - Ipswich T65
Diversity Table Talk - Manchester C24
Media Mentorship in Libraries Serving Youth - Marblehead T120
Personal Digital Archiving: Saving the Past for the Future - Newburyport T120
10:00 am
Exclusive Exhibitor Time & Coffee Break - Grand Ballroom Exhibit Hall
11:00 am
Library Ideas - Boxford T35
Trust & Opportunities: Transforming Libraries, Transforming Communities - Gloucester T120
Developing Your Own Readers' Advisory Roundtable - Ipswich T65
User Experience Table Talk - Manchester C24
Adult 101: Life Skills Programs for Teens - Marblehead T120
DIY Story Slams - Newburyport T120
Advocacy News & Updates from ALA - Topsfield T40
12:15 pm
Tuesday Author Luncheon - North Shore A B120
1:45 pm
Ignite Session - Gloucester T120
Krosslink: Connecting Entrepreneurs & Libraries - Ipswich T65
Building Bridges: Teens, Libraries, & the Soft Skills Gap - Manchester C24
Guerilla Storytime - Marblehead T120
Robotics & Coding at the Library - Newburyport T120


 Meal Table Talk NERTCL Adults and Teens
 ITS ALS General Advocacy
 Exhibitor Time Technology Marketing and Communications Paralibrarianship
 Vendor Demo NETSL Community Engagement Career Center
 Diversity and Inclusion Administration and Management Break IFC
 Leadership Data and Metrics Registration Reference
 Keynote Collections