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PASADENA—Library Innovation Lab Featured at California Library Association Annual Meeting Panel

October 26, 2019 @ 3:00 am3:50 am

Free – $525

IMAGE: The Oakland Public Library’s Mam Festival. Photo by Khai Pham.

PASADENA—Join us for a panel presentation about our Library Innovation Lab (LIL) program at the California Library Association conference at the Pasadena Convention Center, October 24–26, 2019. Titled With Power Comes Great Responsibility: California Humanities Library Innovation Lab, the session has been organized by librarians who have participated in this unique grant and professional development program to share their experience with others in the field. LIL supports the design and delivery of responsive and relevant public humanities programming in California’s public libraries by providing a nine-month practice-based professional development experience (and cash grants of up to $5,000) to participating library programmers. To date, 32 California libraries from across the state have participated in the program which aims to provide welcoming experiences for immigrants and foster more inclusive communities.​ Saturday, October 26, 10 am–10:50 am  Pasadena Convention Center 300 E Green Street Pasadena, CA 91101 Presenters: Joy Whatley, Director, Chula Vista Public Library Tracie Randolph, Library Manager, Riverside County Library System/Glen Avon Branch Jacqueline Sanchez, Adult Reference and Programming Librarian, Whittier Public Library Erin Sanders, Branch Manager, Golden Gate Branch, Oakland Public Library Admission is free to conference attendees. For more information and to register, visit the CLA Conference page:


October 26, 2019
3:00 am – 3:50 am
Free – $525
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Pasadena Convention Center
300 E. Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101 United States
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