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CALCON 2015 Accepted Programs  

Young Adult
  • Bigger than Beyoncé: bringing the new superstars of YouTube to your library collection

  • Are You There Librarian? It’s Me, Tween: Managing the Transition to Teen Books

  • Shhh…This Is the Library

  • Diverse Stories for Diverse Realities: A YA Author Panel

  • Boomers: Books and Programs for an Energized Generation

  • Positive and Practical: Ways to Interact with a Big After School Crowd

  • Programming for the People

  • Explore Programming for Patrons with Developmental Disabilities

  • Library Trustee Tips and Basics (For Directors and Staff Too)

  • Fires, Floods and Locusts (er, Bedbugs): Library Crisis and Communication Plans

  • TABOR (Taxpayer Bill of Rights) - What Officials Need to Know

  • Public Finance 101

  • Colorado Library Law: Changing the No to a Yes!

  • What Every Library Professional Needs to Know about Trust and Why It’s Essential to Engagement

  • What You Say Without Speaking a Word: Communication in Libraries

  • Collaborate to be Great!

  • Discovering Your Leadership Potential

Making Change
  • Making Your Library an Escape Route from Poverty

  • The Business of Libraries: Beyond Books

  • Dumping Dewey: Do We?

  • Introducing BIBCAT – a BIBFRAME Catalog

  • Reinventing Your Professional Self or How to Be Successful at a New Job You Know Nothing About

  • Using Design Thinking to Rethink Your Library

  • Lessons Learned: A Reorganization, Cross-Functional Teams, and a New Position

  • Course Correction: Integrating User Feedback to Make Changes Big & Small

  • The Subtle Shift: Ideas to Thrive in a Changing World

  • Having a Growth Mindset – The Pathway to a More Successful You

  • Make It Work: Fixed, Flexible & Everything in Between

  • 20 Tools and 250 Ways to Use Them with Primary Sources

  • Vibrant Video in Your Library

  • Aligning Standards to Digital Tools & eResources

  • Make Your Surveys FORM-tastic! Gathering Data in Your Library

  • Tech Shy to Tech Savvy: First your staff then your community

  • Recreational Reading for College Students

  • Universal Design in Learning (UDL) as an architecture for accessibility

  • I Googled It! Developing Digital Literacy Skills with Google Search

  • Peer-Driven Organizational Culture Librarians’ Perceptions of Student Learning

Marketing/Community Engagement
  • What’s in a Place? Stealth Assessment for Student Use of Space in the Library and Its Impact on Academic Libraries

  • Colorado Libraries Kick Ass

  • Relationship-based Marketing

  • Fast and Fit: How and Why to Offer Brain Training to Your Community

  • Data Visualization for the Rest of Us: A Beginner’s Guide

  • Connecting by Assessing 3 Case Studies

  • Getting AG-tive with a Community Garden

  • Bigger on the Inside! Regenerating to an outreach role in a traditional academic library

  • Turning Wallflowers into Groupies Getting Non-Users to Use the Academic Library

Nuts and Bolts
  • Front Line Customer Service: Your Service, Your Image, Your Agency

  • Is that Legal? Basic Copyright Law for Librarians

  • State of the State: Readers’ Advisory

  • Applying Formalized Project Management Techniques in Libraries

  • Weeding Isn’t Sexy, But It Should Be

  • But What If They Print THAT? The Ethical Implications of User-Created Content

  • Hands on in Special Collections: Active Learning at the CU-Boulder Libraries

  • Made in a Makerspace Showcase

  • Maker in Residence: Bringing the Community In

  • Beyond Institutional Preparedness: Partnerships for Preparation, Response and Recovery

  • Brewing Up Strong Relationships: A Discussion on Developing Great Partnerships

  • Making the Most of Makerspaces: School and Library Partnership Opportunities

Early Literacy
  • Earlier Is Easier: Unifying Voices for a Common Goal

  • No Whine in the Book Club

  • Storytime Outside the Lines: Lessons Learned from Professional Children’s Entertainers

  • Walk This Way: Taking Storytime Out of the Library

  • 30 Minutes in the Community, Readers for Life

  • Read, Write, Sing, Talk, Play: Using the CLEL Bell Awards at Your Library

  • Hands Off! Passive Programming for Children

21st Century
  • Everything Is Awesome…with Legos and iPads

  • The Internet of Things (IoT) and Your Privacy

  • Cutting Edge Communities: Tech Assistance

  • Engaging 21st Century Learners by Badging History

  • May the Force of Technology Be with You!

  • Reveal, Don’t Conceal: Opening Colorado’s Doors and Collections into the Web

  • The Self-Publishing movement: What It Means to Libraries

  • Nothing Comes Between Me and My… Genes: The Future of Personalized Medicine

  • Puff, Puff, Lend: Cannabis Culture and the Library

  • Trauma-Informed Care and Libraries

  • Hip or Hype? Over-promoted Graphic Novels v. The Sleepers

  • Creating a Successful Website: Balancing User Needs with Business Goals

  • Sustainable Staff Development: 5 Steps to Create a Culture of Learning

  • Re-Imagine Your Library

  • Building a Digital Citizenship Program with Common Sense Education

**All information provided here is subject to change. Track names, program titles and presenters will sometimes evolve during the planning process. Thank you for your understanding.
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