2022 Annual Conference Session Handouts

2022 ILA Annual Conference Session Handouts 

Sessions are grouped by the day they were presented and in alphabetical order by session name. 
If there are no links for a session, then ILA did not receive the handouts or slides. 
Sessions with a * at the end are Trustee Day sessions.

Tuesday, October 18 Sessions

#LibraryTok: Libraries Embracing TikTok as a Form of Engagement

Actively Anti-Racist Service to Leisure Readers: Discussion

Actively Anti-Racist Service to Leisure Readers: Foundations

Build Your Facilitation for Better Meetings and Increase Community Engagement

Building Identity & Agency in Children Using Culturally-Rich Library Resources

Building Cultural Awareness in Diverse Communities

Collaboration, Communication and the Cataloger: Measuring the Impact of Enhanced Cataloging on Discoverability of Library Resources

Connecting with the Growing ELL Learners Community Through Difference Library Program Models

Crafting for a Cause: Leveraging Community Partnerships to Provide Meaningful Service Experiences for Tweens and Teens

DEI in Action: Implementing Project READY at Your Library

Experiences of Tenure-Track Librarians Who Supervise

Exposing the Heart of Your Library Collections with the Cataloging Maintenance Center

Going Off Book: Add Non-Traditional Collections to Your Library

Illinois Libraries Present: A Statewide Virtual Programming Collaboration

I'm the Manager?

It Takes a Village: The Connection Between Public Libraries and Public Health

Library Through the Looking Glass: Reflections on Embracing DEI

Placing Patron Privacy Protections at the Heart of the Library

Practical (Magic) Leadership: Tips and Tricks from Youth Services Leaders

Ready, Set, Advocate! Put Your Advocacy Skills to Work - Today

Ready, Set, Advocate! Unlock Your Advocacy Potential

Right-Sizing the Public Library Collection

So You Want to Create a Statewide OER Initiative? Or CARLI and the Road Less Traveled

Spark Library Enthusiasm with the Library Lover's Expedition!

Taking the Best of Our Pandemic Programming into Our Post- Pandemic Future

The Heart of a Library: Getting to Know Each Other

Whole-Person Librarianship: Social Services in Public Libraries

Wednesday, October 19 Sessions

Advocacy Tips & Tricks from Legislators

"Because Facts Matter": Teaching Information Literacy as a Civic Responsibility

Building a Trauma-Informed Workforce

Bypass Barriers: Using the Maker Movement to Stay Connected

CARLI Presents: The Open Illinois Hub

Construction Delivery Methods

De-escalation: A Crucial Tool in Libraries for Promoting Intellectual Freedom

De-escalation Materials Challenges: Hands on Practice

Fair Compensation: Implementing Minimum Wage and Market Adjustments

Fundraising - Don't Make it Complicated

Get a Job! Helping Teens Get (and Keep) Their First Gig

iREAD 2023 Showcase Find Your Voice!

Laying the Foundation: Everything You Need to Know

Let's Talk: Creating Community Conversations

Promotional Writing Basics

The Crisis in Specialized Libraries: Survival in a Catch-All Field

The Diversity of Auditing: Collections & Beyond

The First Amendment and Illinois Libraries

Why the Levy Should be Easy for Trustees - But a Little Harder for Directors!*

Thursday, October 20 Sessions

At the Heart of It: Library Trusteeship For New AND Seasoned Trustees*

Building Stronger Communities Together: Public Libraries and Credit Unions

Comprehensive Digitization

Ethnographic Design: A Hands-on Workshop

Ethnographic Design: How to Create a Community-Centered Library

Finding Common Ground: Assessing Research Consultations across Academic Libraries of Differing Sizes

FOIA As Related to Patron Privacy and the Library Records Confidentiality Act*

Get on Board: Encouraging Library Workers to Run for Local Library and School Boards

Getting to the Heart of Your Library: Assessing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Your Library

Just Pay the Damn Teens!

Library Road Trip: Welcoming People Back into Our Spaces!

Making the Connection: Bringing the Academic Library and Faculty Together

Measuring Your Collection: How to Get Started with Collection Diversity Audits

Policy Evaluation Workshop: Reviewing Library Policies through a DEI Lens

Post Covid-19 and the Library Employer-Employee Relationship*

Presenting Early Literacy Programming with a Culturally Aware and Inclusive Lens

Promoting Your Library on a Limited Budget

Rethinking Outreach: People Over Process

Say What? Giving Feedback to Employees*

So My Library Formed a Union...Now What?*

So You Want to Tackle Media Literacy

Step Up, Step Back - But Don't Step Away: Knowing the Difference*

Working Towards a More Inclusive Catalog


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