Annual Conference

2018 Annual Conference

May 2 - 4, 2018 - Hyatt-Chesapeake, Cambridge, MD

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This year’s conference will once again be held at the Hyatt-Cambridge Resort in Cambridge, Md. A full list of conference programs will be available soon, but the conference committee is pleased to announce the following four pre-conference programs:

Full Day programs:


The Librarian’s Guide to Homelessness” – is sponsored by the Delaware Library Association. The workshop features Ryan Dowd, the Executive Director of a homeless shelter in Illinois, who has written a guide book with the support of ALA, about dealing with the homeless population.

Introduction to Strategic Leadership” – is sponsored by MLLI and presented by Maureen Sullivan.

Half-Day Programs:

Lights, Camera, Action: Revitalizing Programming through Live Action Puppet Theater” – is sponsored by CSD and will give you the skills to create a literacy-based puppet program to meet the needs of your community.

Creating and Managing a Human Library” – is sponsored by ACRL-MD and aims to help libraries develop a design or plan for a human library of their own.