Leaders Convene on Partnerships Between School & Public Libraries

Photos from Achieving Together, a Library Journal/School Library Journal event at the Indianapolis Public Library that gathered leaders who have forged dynamic collaborations in their cities and communities.

School and public library leaders gathered this fall to share their wisdom at the Library Journal/School Library Journal event Achieving Together: Activating the Partnership Continuum Between Schools and Public Libraries, at the Indianapolis Public Library.

Clockwise from top left: Rebecca T. Miller, LJ  & SLJ editor-in chief & editorial director, with Bridget Quinn Carey (center), director of Hartford (CT) Public Library, and Leslie Torres-Rodriguez, superintendent of Hartford Public Schools; Jackie Nytes, CEO, Indianapolis Public Library, with Vop Osili, president of the Indianapolis City-County Council; keynote speaker Maurice Broaddus, school librarian and author of The Usual Suspects; Shannon McClintock Miller, innovation director of instructional technology and library media, Van Meter (IA) School; (from left) Katie Cerqua, youth and family services manager, Virginia Beach Public Library, Kelli Shimabukuro, chief, programs and outreach, Enoch Pratt Free Library & Maryland State Library Resource Center (Baltimore, MD), Melissa Daggett, coordinator, library media, Howard County (MD) Public Schools, and Andrew Maxey, NBCT, director of special programs, Tuscaloosa City Schools; Patrick Losinski, CEO, Columbus (OH) Metropolitan Library, with Lance Werner, executive director, Kent (MI) Library District. Photos by Daniel Axler 

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