RIPL Regional – Utah

March 6-7, 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah

Overview

Up to 70 participants from public libraries in Utah and beyond will engage in two days of hands-on, intensive workshops about…

  • Designing outcome-based evaluation of programs and services
  • Assessing the needs of your community
  • Techniques for tracking public library data and using these data for planning, management, and demonstrating the library’s worth
  • Using data and stories to document the impact of your library

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.

Participants

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.

Where

Salt Lake City Public Library – Main Library
210 East 400 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Hotels within walking distance or a short drive of the library include:

Comfort Inn Downtown (0.7 miles)

Hampton Inn Salt Lake City Downtown (0.8 miles)

Crystal Inn Hotel & Suites Salt Lake City (0.8 miles)

Hilton Garden Inn Salt Lake City Downtown (1 mile)

SpringHill Suites Salt Lake City Downtown (1 mile)

When

March 6-7, 2019

Wednesday, March 6:

8:00-8:30 Registration/Breakfast, 8:30-5:00 Workshop

Thursday, March 7:

8:00-8:30 Breakfast, 8:30-5:00 Workshop

How

Thanks to the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Salt Lake City Public Library, Utah State Library, and the Colorado State Library, this event is provided at no cost to participants. Breakfast and lunch will be provided on both days of the event. Registration will open at 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, and will be capped at 70 participants.

Register at https://ripl.lrs.org/registration/utah2019

Speakers

Linda Hofschire

Director, Library Research Service

Jamie LaRue

CEO, LaRue and Associates

Rochelle Logan

Research Consultant and Trainer

Sharon Morris

Director of Library Development, Colorado State Library

Program

Day 1
06 Mar 2019
Day 2
07 Mar 2019

WELCOME AND THE EVALUATION PROCESS

Linda Hofschire
Sharon Morris

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW? YOUR EVALUATION PLAN & THE DATA TRIFECTA – A WINNING COMBINATION

15 minute break at the halfway point
Linda Hofschire
Sharon Morris

APPLICATION ACTIVITY: LET’S MAKE WAVES

Linda Hofschire
Rochelle Logan
Sharon Morris

Wrap-Up

Sharon Morris

Sponsorship