Geek the Library

I Geek Kansas Libraries

Thank you for attending the 2012 Kansas Library Conference. We hope you return to your library recharged and energized.
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Learn more about the Conference, the national Geek the Library campaign and the Kansas campaign, Kansas, what do you geek?.

Highlights of this year's conference include:

  • Opening Keynote: R. David Lankes, professor and Dean's Scholar for the New Librarianship at Syracuse University's School of Information Studies, director of the library science program for the school, and director of the Information Institute of Syracuse. Also, author of the Atlas of New Librarianship.
  • Closing Keynote: Larry Hatteberg, Anchor/Reporter for KAKE-TV.
  • An Evening with Cory Doctorow, science fiction author, activist, journalist and blogger. Also the co-editor of Boing Boing ( and the author of the bestselling Tor Teens/HarperCollins UK novel LITTLE BROTHER.
  • Author event with Clare Vanderpool, author and Distinguished Kansan. Sponsored by Public Library Section.
  • State Librarian's Luncheon
    • Special thanks to our sponsors: Auto-Graphics, Inc.; AWE Early Literacy Stations; Gale Cengage Learning; EBSCO; Findaway World/Playaway; LearningExpress Library; ProQuest; and Recorded Books
  • CULS Luncheon
  • Kansas Library Association Educational Foundation (KLAEF) Gift Basket Raffle
  • SLIM Poster Session
  • Friends and Trustees Day!
  • Special One Day rate!!!
  • Section Meetings and Breakfasts!
  • WALA Party Bus
  • Presidential Awards
  • Conflict-free time to visit the Exhibit Hall. Cocktail hour on Wednesday at 4:00 pm.