Special Events

Wednesday  |  Thursday  |  Friday

The 2021 Convention and Expo features a variety of special events that showcase the Ohio public library community and Columbus area.


OLC Awards and Honors Luncheon
(pre-registration required/additional fee)
Join us as we recognize the extraordinary people and organizations that make Ohio libraries great! Meet the 2021 OLC Awards and Honors recipients and be inspired by their outstanding achievements.

NOTE: You may attend the luncheon without being registered for the Convention & Expo. Please pre-register and pay separate luncheon fee. No badge will be provided.

New Member Meet and Greet
5:15- 5:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall
The OLC Membership Committee invites all new OLC members and first-time attendees to a special gathering outside the Exhibit Hall.

Expo photo

Exhibit Hall Grand Opening Reception will take place on Wednesday from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Grand Opening Reception
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall
Enjoy exclusive exhibit viewing time as the Exhibit Hall officially opens at 5:30 p.m. Explore the region’s largest marketplace of products and services for libraries. Enjoy food, refreshments and entertainment.

More special events to be announced soon!