The 2018 Charleston Library Conference is pleased to announce that our CallforPreconferencesand Seminars is nowopen, with a proposal submission deadline on Friday, April 27.These in-depth learning sessions range from a half day to two days in length, and will be held on Monday and Tuesday, November 5 and 6. The Charleston Vendor Showcase will take place on Tuesday, November 6, and the main conference will be held Wednesday through Friday, November 7 – 9. Our theme for 2018 is from Percy Bysshe Shelly’s poem “Ode to the West Wind:”Oh Wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind?
We are seeking proposals for hands-on, practical workshops that will offer a deeper, more thorough look at topics related to collection development and acquisitions. We are also open to proposals for post-conference sessions to be held on Friday or Saturday, November 9 or 10.