Presentations and Projects

 



Creative Aging: Trends in American Libraries.”  Address at Lifetime Arts Creative Aging Seminar for Library Professionals.  New York City, July 2012.

“The Aging of America: Implications for Libraries.”  Key-note address at New England Lifelong Access Libraries Institute.  Newton, Massachusetts.  May 2008

“Transforming Libraries to Transform Aging,” keynote address at Transforming Life After 50: Public Libraries and Baby Boomers, a statewide conference co-sponsored by the California State Library and Libraries for the Future, Pasadena, California, November 2007.

“Perceptions and Uses: The Future of Gulf Coast Libraries,” address at Library ReBuilding Summit, sponsored  by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, November 2006  (www.actforlibraries.org)

“Worth Their Weight: Results of LFF Study on Library Valuation,” keynote address, annual conference of Florida library directors, Jacksonville, Florida, October 2006.

 

“Libraries and Productive Aging,” key-note address, Designs for Change conference co-sponsored by Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and Libraries for the Future.  Washington, D.C.  September 2005.

 

“Libraries For Our Future,” key-note address, Annual Joint Conference of the Library Association of Ireland and the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals of Ireland, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, April 2005. 

“Libraries and Productive Aging,” key-note address, Designs for Change conference co-sponsored by Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and Libraries for the Future.  Washington, D.C.  September 2005.

“New York Libraries: Instruments for the Future of New York State,” NYS Assembly Standing Committee on Libraries and Education Technology, October 2004.