Learning Tracks


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The Convention and Expo Committee created learning tracks to help you get the most from this professional development opportunity. The tracks contain traditional one-hour professional development sessions along with panel discussions.


  • Author Spotlight
  • Patron Awareness
  • Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Readers’ Advisory/Collections
  • Management
  • Programming
  • Youth Services
  • Leading Libraries
  • Our Communities


All of the Professional Development sessions are link to the core competencies of public library work. See OLC website for a list of core competency abbreviations.

Poster Sessions (displayed in the Exhibit Hall)
Poster sessions are designed to be a practical and informative display of an idea, project, or program that has been presented at a library. They will be displayed in the Exhibit Hall throughout the Convention and Expo. On Thurs., Oct. 14 from 2-3 p.m., there will be a special viewing time where you can talk with presenters and exchange ideas.