(via Stephanie Davis-Kahl, University Librarian at Illinois Wesleyan University)
The Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI) invites you to attend a two-part Shared Spaces Series moderated by Stephanie Davis Kahl, University Librarian at Illinois Wesleyan University. To register, please click on the links below.
In this webinar series, Michelle Boule Smith, Carolyn Ciesla, Pattie Piotrowski, and Sarah Sagmoen will share their experiences and advice on sharing academic library space with other campus units.
Tuesday, May 9, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
During the first session of the Shared Spaces Series, enjoy two separate presentations reflecting experiences of sharing spaces at three academic libraries.
“It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: Creating Community in Shared Spaces at North Central College’s Oesterle Library” will be presented by Michelle Boule Smith, Director of Library Services at North Central College; and
“Choosing Where to ‘Live’: Advocating for Library Neighbors” presented by Carolyn Ciesla, Library Director at the A.C. Buehler Library at Elmhurst University.
Tuesday, May 16, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
“Getting to a Commons Goal: Designing the New Library Commons at the University of Illinois Springfield”
In this second session of the Shared Spaces Series, Pattie Piotrowski and Sarah Sagmoen will discuss the new Library Commons to open in Spring of 2025 at the University of Illinois Springfield. This student-focused building will house library collections and services, and also Information Technology Services, Career Development Center, and The Center for Academic Success and Advising. Learn how the library has worked with these campus partners and architects to design this new space.