November 15, 2017 (Vol. 24, No. 21) OPPORTUNITIES FOR ENRICHMENT

Oregon State University Seminar Series

All are invited to attend the second seminar of the OSU Libraries’ Library Faculty Association Seminar Series. Bring your colleagues and friends!

The seminar will take place on Friday, December 8th, 2017 from 10:00-11:30am in the Willamette Seminar Rooms (Valley 3622) on the third floor of the Valley Library. Light refreshments will be provided.

Please contact or with any questions. Library visitor information (including campus maps and parking) can be found can be found on the Valley Library Visitor Page.

Three librarians from Corvallis-Benton County Public Library will speak:

Enrich, Excite, Explore: Programs & Events at the Corvallis Benton-County Public Library
Bonnie Brzozowski
10:00 AM

Bonnie Brzozowski is a Reference Librarian at the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library (CBCPL). The CBCPL offers programs and events that are often unexpected, fun, and fulfill the library’s three-word mission: enrich, excite, explore. A sample of successful programs and events will be highlighted and details about how they were developed – including information about the partnerships that make most of them possible – will be included.

Empathy in Design Thinking
Kristy Kemper Hodge
10:30 AM

Kristy Kemper Hodge is a Youth Librarian at CBCPL. She recently attended a school library conference where a speaker posited that empathy is a first and integral step in design thinking, and then proved it through fun and engaged exercises. She’d like to share this talk with you!

The Future of the Corvallis Library
Ashlee Chavez
11:00 AM

Ashlee Chavez became the Library Director of CBCPL in May 2017. She will share her vision for the future of the library. Hacker Architects recently completed a Facility Needs Assessment of CBCPL’s main library in October 2017; library staff is looking towards the future and how to fulfill the community’s needs. Ideas for potential new spaces and services will be shared and feedback would be very welcome.

We hope to see you there!

Clara Llebot Lorente and Margaret Mellinger
Oregon State University Libraries LFA Seminar Series Coordinators 2017-2018