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Designing a 21st Century Roadmap for the Future of Public Libraries (PLA On-Demand)—GROUP RATE
Garry Golden for PLA
Item Number: 5511-1309
 
Publisher: PLA
Price: $79.00
 
 
 
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Look forward with futurist Garry Golden during an engaging and thought-provoking keynote session. While foresight may seem daunting in the mercurial world of public libraries, it can be a valuable and practical tool. Join Garry for an enlightening hour that demystifies the future, challenges current mindsets and assumptions and prompts attendees to consider their role in three important drivers of change for libraries: the rising trend of localization, the expanding value of lifelong learning, and the consistent need for experience-based places.

Originally presented March 20, 2013, as part of the 2013 PLA Virtual Spring Symposium.

Running time: 56 minutes
About the Authors

Garry Golden is a professionally trained Futurist who speaks and consults on issues shaping business and society in the 21st century. He has led workshops and delivered keynote addresses across a wide range of civic and cultural institutions including: the American Society for Association Executives, Brooklyn College, California Association of Museums, Center for the Future of Museums, Denver Public Library, Houston Contemporary Museum, Innovative Interfaces Inc, Kennedy Center Partners in Education, Library Journal Directors Summit, McGraw-Hill Companies, New York Library Association, OCLC Project Compass, Ohio State Library Association, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pikes Peak County Polaris Library System User Group Conference, Salt Lake County Libraries, St Louis County Library and Woodruff Center for the Arts. He received his Masters degree from the University of Houston Futures Studies program (M.S.), and is a past member on the Board of Directors of the Association of Professional Futurists (APF). He lives in Brooklyn, N.Y., with his wife Ann and his (Thomas the Train obsessed) son Noah.

The Public Library Association (PLA) is a division of the American Library Association. PLA’s core purpose is to strengthen public libraries and their contribution to the communities they serve. Its mission is to enhance the development and effectiveness of public library staff and public library services.
 
 

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