Achieving Together: Activating the Partnership Continuum Between Schools and Public Libraries

Join Library Journal, School Library Journal and school and public library leaders from across the country for our second annual convening on school district and public library partnerships.

This two-day event will explore the many benefits of partnering across institutions, to drive equitable access to information, improve community outcomes, and achieve learning goals.

The event’s arc will follow the continuum of collaboration from informal partnerships to fully-integrated services and will take a deep dive into impact and benefits to deliver learning outcomes for participants.

Time will be allotted for networking, tours and discussion groups so you can make meaningful connections and collaborate with other participants.

Program and presenter details are coming soon, but don’t wait!

Registration is open to public and school library leaders, school administrators, city/civic officials and literacy leaders. If you are unsure if you meet this criteria, please email your request to

If you are a service provider and would like to sponsor the event, please contact Advertising Director Roy Futterman @

Click here to secure your place today


Allison Barney

Manager, Youth Services, Denver Public Library (CO)

Katie Cerqua

Youth and Family Services Manager, Virginia Beach Public Library (VA)

Melissa Daggett

Coordinator, Library Media, Howard County Public School System (MD)

Pat Lokinski

CEO, Columbus Metropolitan Library (OH)

Shannon Miller

Innovation Director of Instructional Technology and Library Media, Van Meter School (IA)

Jackie Nytes

CEO, The Indianapolis Public Library

Bridget Quinn-Carey

Chief Executive Officer, Hartford Public Library (CT)

Kelli Shimabukuro

Chief, Programs and Outreach, Pratt Library (NY)

Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez

Superintendent of Schools, Hartford Public Schools

Lance Werner

Executive Director, Kent District Library (MN)



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