Wednesday Schedule

Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Please note: Schedule is subject to change.

Complete Schedule and Session Descriptions

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

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

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Opening Keynote – Kelly Yang

10:30 – 11:45 a.m.
Opening General Session featuring Keynote Speaker Kelly Yang

12 – 1 p.m.
Book Signing with Keynote Kelly Yang
Convention Store (outside Exhibit Hall)

12 – 1:30 p.m.
OLC Awards and Honors Luncheon*
Join us as we recognize the extraordinary people and organizations that make Ohio libraries the best in the country. Meet these innovative leaders and learn more about their outstanding achievements. Meet the 2022 Awards and Honors recipients.
*Pre-registration required. Additional fee: $40/person.

1:45 – 2:45 p.m.
Breakout Sessions 

1:45 – 3:45 p.m.
Reimagining School Readiness Workshop

3-4 p.m.
Breakout Sessions 

4-5 p.m.
Author Book Signing in the Convention Store
Lyn Ford

4:15-5:15 p.m.
Breakout Sessions

4:15 – 5:15 p.m.
OPLIN Update

5-5:30 p.m.
New Member Meet and Greet

5:30-6:30 p.m.
Author Book Signing in the Convention Store
Karina Bartow

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Grand Opening Reception
Explore the region’s largest marketplace of products and services for libraries. Reconnect with your colleagues and enjoy hors d’oeuvres, refreshments, and entertainment.

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Gadget Gallery
Located inside the Exhibit Hall.

8-10 p.m.
Enchanted Mystic Arts House of Intuitions Shop — A Night To Be Enchanted*
Located in the Historic Secor Building on the same city block as the Glass City Center, the Enchanted Mystic Arts House of Intuitions Shop will give attendees an opportunity to participate in group meditation, Crystals 101, a building tour, art gallery show, shopping, readings, reiki, massage and more! You’ll come away from this event refreshed and enlightened with new knowledge and skills that will help you on your journey of self discovery.

*Pre-registration required. Additional fee: $30/person.

8-11 p.m.
Board Game Gallery
Enjoy a laid-back evening with friends. An assortment of board games will be available.

9-11 p.m.
Buckeye Battledecks!
Come enjoy the thrill of victory and the hilarity of defeat! Back by popular demand, Buckeye Battledecks is a test of nerves and the ultimate challenge for a public speaker (or someone who just likes to talk). Have fun with your colleagues from around the state and see who will be crowned the Battledecks Champion.