About the Conference

We’ve been listening! A comment we’ve heard pretty often is that many presentations at conferences seem to be by and for librarians from larger libraries. Well, Big Talk From Small Libraries will change that!

This free one-day online conference is aimed at librarians from small libraries; the smaller the better! Each of our speakers is from a small library or directly works with small libraries.

Topics range from technology (new and old tech) to programming to new roles for the library.  This event is a great opportunity to learn about the innovative things your colleagues are doing in their small libraries.

Everyone is welcome to register and attend, regardless of how big or small your library. But, if your library serves a few thousand people, or a few hundred, this is the day for you.

Big Talk From Small Libraries is broadcast online using the GoToWebinar online meeting service. GoToWebinar works on Windows, Mac, Google Chrome OS, Linux, iOS and Android devices. GoToWebinar login instructions are e-mailed to registered attendees the day before the conference. Please see the NLC Online Sessions webpage for detailed information about GoToWebinar, including system requirements and firewall configuration.

We do plan on recording all of the sessions and making them available on this site as soon as possible after the event. You do not need to register for the conference to access the recordings.

This conference is organized and hosted by Christa Porter and Craig Lefteroff of the Nebraska Library Commission and is co-sponsored by the Association for Rural & Small Libraries.

Big Talk From Small Libraries was inspired by the Iowa Small Libraries Online Conference, and our event wouldn’t exist without their advice and encouragement.

Big Talk From Small Libraries
February 23, 2018
8:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Central Time

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