Thursday Schedule

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

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

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 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

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.

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

4:15 – 5:15 p.m.
Book Signing with Wil Haygood

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Breakout Sessions

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
State Library of Ohio Update
Learn more about the latest activities and services with State Librarian Wendy Knapp and Associate State Librarian for Library Development Evan Struble.

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.