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Thursday, June 6 • 9:15am - 10:30am
The More we Change...

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As libraries re-imagine themselves for the future, we look to the past to see how far we have come. Have we come that far? Free access to knowledge to build an informed citizenry is one of the cornerstones of our profession; one of the reasons we have the buildings we work in. As the world debates whether libraries are still relevant and endlessly ponders the potential future or imminent death of the printed book, libraries continue to be valued by their communities. This informal, narrative view of libraries through the lens of one library worker will challenge you to think about the role you play as an agent in building for the future of the library you work in.

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Beth Maddigan

Education Librarian, Memorial University Libraries
Beth Maddigan is the Head of the Education Library & Commons at Memorial University. She has worked in libraries since 1982 in seven different positions, three different types of libraries, and two provinces. Beth is an advocate for community literacy and free library programming... Read More →

Thursday June 6, 2019 9:15am - 10:30am NDT
. Conference Hall B 2007