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Grand Hyatt Atlanta (Buckhead)
3300 Peachtree Road NE Atlanta, GA 30305, USA

(Deadline for conference registration was August 1.  THERE WILL BE NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION OR MEAL PAYMENTS)
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Friday, August 11 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Community & Civic Engagement

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Attendees of this session will learn how to make a positive impact in their community and library's system. Heyward has formed strategic partnerships to enhance joint initiatives such as weekly GED classes, Coffee with a Cop, Summer Food Program for kids, Northeast Corridor Quality of Life initiatives, Community Engagement Conversation with city officials, and Fatherhood & Re-Entry Forums. She will share how her staff identified various community needs, what they've learned to make strategic partnerships successful, and how they've built trust with their patrons to bring opportunities and the people who need them together.

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Shannon Jones

Director of Libraries, MUSC
Shannon Jones (she/her/hers) is the Director of Libraries for the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.  Shannon is also Director for Region 2 of the Network of the National Library of Medicine headquartered at MUSC. Before she arrived at MUSC, Shannon worked as the... Read More →


Shanika Heyward

IT Director, Indianapolis Public Library
Shanika Heyward, the Indianapolis Public Library’s Fort Benjamin Harrison and East 38th Street Regional Manager, was raised in the community she now diligently serves. Shanika earned a Master’s Degree in Library Science in 2010 from Indiana University’s School of Library & Information... Read More →

Friday August 11, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
Highland I (Grand Hyatt Buckhead)