Up to 75 participants from public libraries in South Carolina and beyond will engage in two days of hands-on, intensive workshops about…
Participants will walk away from the RIPL Regional with tools for evaluation, confidence in building research into their activities, and a network of colleagues for future learning and success.
RIPL Regional participants work in public libraries and are …
interested in getting started using data for savvy and strategic planning.
looking for both inspiration and instruction in a hands-on, participatory environment.
seeking to learn about outcomes and how to measure library impact.
committed to leading their organizations in making data-based decisions.
eager to develop a peer network to support research and evaluation efforts.
Hilton Columbia Center
924 Center Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
Lodging is available at a special rate of $169/night via this registration link. To receive the rate by phone, call 803.744.7800 and request the “Research Institute for Public Libraries” rate or group code “RIPL.” To book shoulder dates (before March 30 or after April 1), please contact Danielle Buschur, Hilton Sales Manager, at 803.476.1313.
March 31-April 1, 2020
Tuesday, March 31:
8:00-8:30 Registration/Breakfast, 8:30-5:00 Workshop
Wednesday, April 1:
8:00-8:30 Breakfast, 8:30-5:00 Workshop
Registration will open November 1 via this link. The registration fee is $25 for South Carolina residents and $75 for out-of-state registrants, and includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner on March 31 and breakfast and lunch April 1.
Five travel stipends ($750 each) are available to staff working in small and rural public libraries anywhere in the United States. Learn more about this opportunity and apply here. The application deadline is December 20.