CML is pleased to be partnering with Maryland State Library to present the 2019 annual conference for Friends, Trustees, and library supporters. Lunch is included.
The event will be held at Enoch Pratt Free Library Central, which is completing a multi-year, $115 million renovation this fall that involved detailed attention to historic preservation,restoring the magnificent features of the iconic library built in 1933, while effectively addressing new service demands.
Maryland State Librarian, Irene Padilla, will begin the day with an update on MSL activities.
The morning program will focus on the Changing Roles of Libraries and the challenges and opportunities those roles present.
Keynote speakers will be:
- Heidi Daniel, CEO/President, EPFL
- John Szabo, City Librarian, Los Angeles (LA Public is the subject of Susan Orlean’s bestselling, THE LIBRARY BOOK)
- Siobhan Reardon, CEO/President, Free Library of Philadelphia
- Mary Baykan, Director, Washington County, will moderate a panel discussion, bring rural library perspective, and handle Q&A.
Following a brief CML Annual Meeting and lunch, the afternoon will be devoted to a tour of the newly renovated space.
The event is free. Registration will end on October 18. We hope you can join us!