Thursday Schedule

Thursday, September 29, 2022
Please note: Schedule is subject to change.

Complete Schedule and Session Descriptions

photo of Wil Haygood

Thursday Keynote – Will Haygood

7:45 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Registration/Hospitality Desk Open

8 a.m.– 6 p.m.
Convention Store Open
by Gathering Volumes of Perrysburg

8:45 – 9:45 a.m.
Breakout Sessions

9:30 a.m. — 4:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Open
Special viewing time in the Exhibit Hall from 9:45 – 10:45 a.m.

9:30 a.m. — 4:30 p.m.
Gadget Gallery
Located inside the Exhibit Hall

9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Author Book Signing in Convention Store
Celia Williamson

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Unite Against Book Bans General Session
This session will provide an update on the Unite Against Book Bans campaign.

12:15 – 1 p.m.
Ohio Public Library Certification Luncheon*
Sponsored by the OLC’s Professional Development Committee, this is an exclusive lunch for Certified Public Librarians (CPL) and Certified Public Library Staff (CPLS). This event honors certification holders and their commitment to the public library community.
*Pre-registration required. Additional fee: $40/person

1 – 2 p.m.
Breakout Sessions

2 – 3 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Open and Poster Sessions
Special viewing time in the Exhibit Hall where Poster Session presenters will be available to answer questions and exchange ideas.

2 – 3 p.m.
Author Book Signing in Convention Store
Julie Buntin

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
General Session featuring Keynote Speaker Wil Haygood

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Book Signing with Keynote Wil Haygood
Convention Store (outside Exhibit Hall)

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Breakout Sessions

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
State Library of Ohio Update

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Author Book Signing in Convention Store
Jean Daigneau

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Evening Reception at the Toledo Lucas County Public Library (TLCPL)
(Registration fee includes this event; Convention and Expo badge is required)

Join us for a reception at the Toledo Lucas County Public Library in downtown Toledo. This is the perfect time to reconnect with colleagues and enjoy the local flavors of the city.  Transportation will be provided.

8:30 – 10:30 p.m.
After Hours Party at TLCPL
(Registration fee includes this event; Convention and Expo badge is required)
Join us for a fun night with trivia, karaoke, and a scavenger hunt.