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Author: Jane Dysart

Imagination & Resetting for the Future with Author Kendall Talbot

We talk with an experienced adventurer and author, Kendall Talbot, about her curiosity and imagination. She has traveled to 46 countries, experienced some jaw-dropping adventures (scuba diving with whale sharks, hiking the Cinque Terre, white water rafting, climbing Mayan ruins, dog-sledding on a frozen tundra and exploring Alcatraz), and shaped those experiences into some exciting novels! Join us as she discusses her ideas and imagination from the mysteries of treasure hunting, to surviving in the frozen tundra, the jungle, or the backstreets of Cuba! And of course, how she envisioned the effect of an EMP (electromagnetic pulse) on a cruise ship and the few remaining passengers! Join us for a fun conversation and be prepared to think differently.

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Government Libraries, Information Flows & Knowledge Sharing

The conversation about the value of libraries and information professionals is becoming larger, especially with financially challenged governments these days. We definitely need more dialogue and understanding. Communication from our government is critical, especially when a health crisis involves us all! Let’s talk to government specialists who manage and share data and information in their departments and with the public, look at the challenges and experiences of the last year, and find some valuable services information professionals and librarians can provide!

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