the future of libraries in the digital age
Your Name and Title: Fiona O’Connor, Senior Services Specialist Innovation Learning and Service Planning
Library, School, or Organization Name: Toronto Public Library
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Toronto, Canada
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): librarians: public and academic, library assistants, managers
Short Session Description (one line): Toronto Public Library’s Innovator In Residence program.
Full Session Description (as long as you would like): I will describe:
An outline of the development of the program began, funding information and how TPL continues the program
The various artists and innovator that we have hosted. This will include background information on how it fits in with the Digital Innovation Hubs across the Toronto Public Library system.
A showcase of some of the popular programs that were offered.
What the application looks like and what the procedure is in hiring the innovator.
How the program fits in with TPL’s strategic plan.
Connecting with the innovator after the program is complete. Describing the programming that continues.
Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session: