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“Building Community through Making” free webinar series continues with “Making Strategic Partnerships”

  • 13 Jan 2014
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • webinar -- see description for details

ALA President Barbara Stripling’s Building Community through Making” free webinar series continues with “Making Strategic Partnerships”


CHICAGO – ALA President Barbara Stripling’s second installment of the Winter Webinar series “Building Community Through Making,” will be “Making Strategic Partnerships” featuring nationally recognized speakers and innovative library leaders, on Monday, January 13, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. CST.


The  January webinar, Making Strategic Partnerships,” includes Lynne Shain and Jerry Crisci, co-Directors of the Scarsdale Center for Innovation, Edward Igelsias, Systems Librarian at Central Connecticut State University, and Bill Derry, Assistant Director for Innovation and User Experience at the Westport Public Library.  These notable speakers represent academic, public and schools who are building student and user success through making.


The Winter Webinar series centers on Making through innovation, community engagement, and literacy, three focuses of Stripling’s Libraries Change Lives initiative.  The sessions are intended to showcase best practices, successes, and to transfer knowledge among ALA members.  ”What Is and What’s Next: Making Assessment and Opportunities” will take place on February 17, 2014.


These webinars are presented by the ALA Office for Library Advocacy and co-sponsored by the Library Information Technology Association (LITA) and Barbara Stripling’s Presidential Advisory Committee.  For more information about this series or for questions about registration, please contact the ALA Office for Library Advocacy at


Registration is mandatory, and limited to the first 100 participants who arrive in the virtual room.  Visit the Adobe Connect event page to sign up today:


These webinars will be archived and accessible to ALA members.


The Winter Webinar Series is part of Stripling’s Libraries Change Lives Webinar Series, which will explore these focuses through partnerships, literacy innovations, and more, throughout her presidential year. For information on these webinars, or for speaking opportunities, please contact Sue Considine, Fayetteville Free Library, at



Joaquin Falcon

Communications Specialist

Office for Library Advocacy

American Library Association


800-545-2433 ext. 2428


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