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OELMA Conference is on and in person!
For the first time in over a year, the librarians of Ohio are finally able to get back together for a day of exciting professional development opportunities! The date is set for October 9, 2021! It will be a one-day conference but we already have some great things lined up including graphic novelist Derf Backderf, the creator behind My Friend Dahmer, Trashed, and most recently Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio. In addition to several large sessions with some exciting speakers, there will be 16 concurrent sessions by librarians for librarians! These sessions have been really popular opportunities for professional development at the conference and we are excited to be able to hold them in person again! Proposals are now being accepted for exciting, meaningful concurrent session presentations. We are looking for proposals for 45-minute professional development presentations to be run in concurrent sessions. 

          -If you do something great in your library!

    -If you have awesome resources!

    -If you have the best book talks!

    -If you have an amazingly engaging lesson plan! 

If you have something great to share with your colleagues across the state please submit your proposal by June 5th, 2021!

Click here to submit your proposal!

The conference committees are so excited to be planning an in-person event and we hope you are as excited as we are to finally be back together and working toward building better school library programs in Ohio! 

Save the date and keep your eye out for more conference information coming soon!

By: Kaycee Hallett, OELMA Conference Director