Monday, March 13, 2006

March Madness, Library Version

This is the busiest week of the spring for this IAG blogger. I'm giving five talks in six days in four different cities this week, but at least they are all in the Eastern time zone.

Tonight, I'm the guest lecturer in Nancy Lensenmayer's Kent State University Library Automation class. That talk focuses on the Scan and the Perceptions reports, with a goal of encouraging flexibility of thought in the next generation of librarians.

Tomorrow, it's Savannah, Georgia, for a report on Perceptions to the ASERL (Association of Southeastern Research Libraries) meeting. I'll also be visiting the Live Oak Public Libraries in Savannah, hosted by my friend Lace Keaton.

Thursday, it's the conference called "Teens: Plays, Games and Libraries" for the Miami Valley Libraries in Xenia, Ohio. This is a reprise of the games presentation I did in Chicago in December.

Friday, Joyce and I are doing a joint presentation for the Rotary Club in Dublin about how to become a contestant on Jeopardy. We've never done a program together, but I think our marriage can survive this. The only time we've ever had serious trouble is when we tried to hang wallpaper together. Just think Lucy and Ethel without the laugh track and you get some idea of what THAT was like. Never again...

Saturday, it's Utica, New York, for the Mid-York Library System, with a Scan/Perceptions presentation followed by a white board exercise on what libraries might look like if we were creating them from scratch today.

And next week, it's on to PLA in Boston. So who needs Dick Vitale? We librarians have our own version of March Madness!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Oh, Mid-York! Will you please say "hi and a hug from Karen?" -- K.G. Schneider