Are you a future curious? Are you interesting in thinking about how changes that are happening now will impact the future of libraries? Join Stacey Aldrich and special guests to think about the future and talk story about all kinds of interesting things!
On being a pioneer and creativity with Howard Scott Warshaw
Check out this fun episode with the most famous person you never heard of - Howard Scott Warshaw. Ever play Yars Revenge or E.T.? Howard created them! He shares stories from his new book Once Upon Atari: How I made History By Killing an Industry. He also shares thoughts about creativity and and being a pioneer.
Library Data Now and Thinking about the Future of Data with Denise Davis
Giddy about data! Join us for this discussion about data and what we need to think about in terms of collection and analysis now and in the future.
Library Partnerships 2.0 with Brian Auger, Director of the Somerset County Library System
Join us to learn more about how Somerset County is thinking about staff as a resource to build relationships and support their community.
Robots with Bob Kuntz and Jennifer Bishop
Does your library have a robot? What are some future possibilities for robots in libraries? Bob Kuntz and Jennifer Bishop share their experiences with the Carroll County Public Library’s robot Pepper and thoughts about the future.
Connectivity with Jarrid Keller
Have you heard about Elon Musk’s Starlink? Thousands of low orbit satellites to connect the world to the internet. Join us in thinking about what this could mean for libraries? What questions do we need to ask about the role of libraries of everyone is connected?