The Future of Libraries

Once a year in the fall, the PLP Staff Development Committee hosts The Future of Libraries, a one-day conference that highlight innovations taking place in libraries today.


Future of Libraries 2022

Presented by the Pacific Library Partnership Staff Development Committee
Date: October 18, 2022

Time: 9:00am-4:00pm

Location: San Francisco Public Library, Main Library, Koret Auditorium

Agenda: PLPSDC FOL Schedule

The Future of Libraries Conference occurred on Tuesday, October 18 at San Francisco Public Library. This year the program tackled the nitty-gritty of how to serve our communities in a rapidly changing world. Keynote speakers, librarians Frieda Afary and Wonda Powell, addressed librarians’ role in teaching critical thinking and empathy in an age of disinformation. Other topics included conflicts around digital lending and non-traditional library collections.