Monday, May 1

Conference at a Glance

7:45 AM Registration

Lobby General Interest

7:45 AM Breakfast

Mystic Foyer and Mystic Ballroom General Interest

8:00 AM Exhibit Hall Opens

Marriott Ballroom General Interest

9:00 AM CLA President Welcome

Mystic Ballroom General Interest

9:10 AM Session 1: Keynote

Mystic BallroomMichael CrumptonLeading Change for the Next Generation of Librarians and their Users General Interest

10:00 AM Morning Break

Marriott Ballroom Exclusive Exhibitor Time and Refreshments General Interest

10:00 AM-5:00 PM All Day Special Events (Excluding Lunch Times)

Conference Room 4 Game Lounge General InterestConference Room 8 Resume Review Sessions General Interest

10:30-11:25 AM Session 2: Breakouts

Conference Room 1 Teen Services Post Pandemic: Are We Okay? YA ServicesConference Room 2 Props that Pop! Children's ServicesConference Room 3 Becoming the Leader of Your Life and Your Career Leadership/ManagementConference Room 5 Writing Responses to Material Challenges General InterestConference Room 6 Community Impact Through Learning Youth ServicesConference Room 7The Fearless Guide to Hosting Courageous Conversations Public Services

11:30 AM–12:25 PM Session 3: Breakouts

Conference Room 1 Author Talk with Carrie Firestone: Dress Coded and The First Rule of Climate Club YA ServicesConference Room 2 TikTok Around the Clock YA ServicesConference Room 3 Get What You Need With Political Savvy Leadership/ManagementConference Room 5It Takes a Village to Raise a Library! General InterestConference Room 6How to Support Your School Media Specialists Youth ServicesConference Room 7Become a Gigabit Library - New ARPA Funding for High Speed Fiber Connections! Leadership/Management

12:30-1:30 PM Lunch & Library Pros Podcast

Mystic Foyer & Mystic Ballroom General Interest

1:35-2:30 PM Session 4: Breakouts

Conference Room 1 Critical Hit! Creating D&D Programming in the Library YA ServicesConference Room 2 Rearranging Religion to Decolonize Dewey Public ServicesConference Room 3 Keep Calm Coming Out of COVID General InterestConference Room 5 Revolutionizing Outreach General InterestConference Room 6 Self-Actualization and Becoming the Leader You Are Called To Be Leadership/ManagementConference Room 7 Pop-Up Libraries (Panel Discussion) Public Services

2:35-3:30 PM Session 5: Breakouts

Parking Lot Pop-Up Libraries (Touch-a-Truck) Public ServicesMystic Ballroom Toddler Art: It’s Not About the Product Children's ServicesConference Room 1 DSB’s: Digital Display Boards on a Budget Public ServicesConference Room 2 Community/School Partnerships: Yes, No, Maybe? Youth ServicesConference Room 3 Library Book Sales with a Dual Mission: The Westport Book Shop General InterestConference Room 5 Finding Your Partners and Places with ‘Let’s Move in Libraries.’ Adult ServicesConference Room 6 Office Administrative Networking Professional DevelopmentConference Room 7 Embracing Trading Card Games at Your Library YA Services

3:30 PM Afternoon Break

Marriott Ballroom Exclusive Exhibitor Time and Refreshments General Interest

4:00-4:55 PM Session 6: Breakouts

Conference Room 1 Making Progress on Climate and Equity: Our Journey at New Canaan Library General InterestConference Room 2 So you want to start a Toy Library! Children's ServicesConference Room 3 Adult Programming Through a Social Justice Lens Adult ServicesConference Room 5 YA Book Buzz YA ServicesConference Room 6 Make Play Learn- Middle School Makerspace Ideas Youth ServicesConference Room 7 The Movie Connection: New Haven Documentary Film Festival Adult Services

5:00-6:30 PM After-Hours Event

Marriott Ballroom and Marriott Foyer CLA Trivia Night & Cocktails General Interest