Do Space is a new kind of technology library launched in Omaha Nebraska and which has recently been featured on NPR's All Things Considered as well as in the 2016 American Libraries Design Showcase. Operated by an independent nonprofit organization, Do Space aims to empower the community through access to technology and innovative learning experiences. Executive Director Rebecca Stavick will discuss her approach to designing a new kind of organization: the technology library. Stavick will discuss approaches to staffing, training, and organizational culture, as well as ways to measure performance and tips for managing an entirely new kind of community tech space.
Meeting Type: Program
Content Area: Transforming: Library Leadership Expectations – Staff and Boards
Interests: Adult Services, Community Engagement, Continuing Education, Emerging Technologies, Technology, Training
Type of Library: Academic, Consortium, Nonprofit, Public, Regional System
Cost: Included with full conference registration.