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Schedule-at-a-Glance

Wednesday, October 5

  • Registration Hours 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Pre-Conference Outreach Librarianship: A Valuable Key to Equitable, Diverse, and Inclusive Services 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. $120 Box Lunch Included
  • Pre-Conference Gathering for Action! – How to make the best of my Residency Experience 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. $120 Box Lunch Included 
  • Pre-Conference Cultivating Racial Equity in California Libraries: Results, Processes, Relationships and Next Steps 8:30 a.m. – 12 noon $60
  • Tour of Dr. Carter G. Woodson Museum & USF St. Petersburg Library 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. $25
  • Tour of Ybor City & USF St. Petersburg Library 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. $25
  • Pre-Conference Identify your Super-Power: Developing Self-Compassion and Grit when faced with Workplace Turmoil 1 – 4:30 p.m. $60
  • Sunset Meet and Greet 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Free Cash Bar Available

Thursday, October 6

  • Registration Hours 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Opening Keynote Speaker Qian Julie Wang
  • Concurrent Session I 10:30 – 11:45 a.m.
  • Exhibits Grand Opening 12 noon Free Appetizers Available
  • Concurrent Session II 2 – 3:15 p.m.
  • Call to Action 3:45 – 4:30 p.m.
  • All Conference Reception/Cultural Night 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Free Appetizers and Cash Bar Available

Friday, October 7

  • Registration Hours 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Concurrent Session III 9 – 10:15 a.m.
  • Concurrent Session IV 10:30 – 11:45 a.m.
  • Youth Author Luncheon featuring Kelly Yang, S.K. Ali, Hena Khan, Ebony LaDelle, Angeline Boulley, Andrea Wang, and Tracy Deon 12 – 2 p.m. $55
  • Concurrent Session V 2 – 3:15 p.m.
  • Call to Action 3:45 – 4:30 p.m
  • Poster Session 4:30 – 6 p.m.

Saturday, October 8

  • Registration Hours 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Concurrent Session VI 9 – 10:15 a.m.
  • Concurrent Session VII 10:30 – 11:45 a.m.
  • Adult Author Luncheon featuring Hiromi Goto, Ann Xu, Karen Yamashita, Valerie Burns, Mia P. Manansala, and Michelle Hord 12 – 2 p.m. $55
  • Exhibits Close 2 p.m.
  • Concurrent Session VIII 2 – 3:15 p.m.
  • Call to Action 3:45 – 4:30 p.m.
  • Awards Gala 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. $95

Sunday, October 9

  • Continental Breakfast 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Free
  • Call to Action 9 -10 a.m.
  • Closing Keynote Speaker Jason Reynolds