2020 Adult Services Symposium

Inspirational Book: The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why it Matters by Priya Parker

Thursday, March 26, 2020
9:15 AM – 4:00 PM (includes lunch and breakouts)
Sessions begin at 10:00 AM

Sacramento Public Library
Tsakopoulos Library Galleria
828 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

A non-grant funded meet up is tentatively scheduled for the evening of Wednesday, March 25, 2020. More details will be posted soon.


The Adult Services Symposium is designed to inspire, show, and share how libraries are successfully bringing adult and intergenerational groups in their communities together to read, learn, discuss, and connect.

Who Should Attend

The Symposium is intended for those currently employed in California libraries or their partner organizations. Attendees should plan to attend the whole program. Please be sure you are approved to attend (if needed) before you sign up.

Cost to Attend & Travel Reimbursements

This grant-funded training is FREE for attendees and includes a boxed lunch. The Adult Services Symposium is part of California Library Association’s Spring Fling programming.

A limited number of spots will be available for attendees from rural libraries and participating Mental Health Initiative libraries to request grant-funded travel support as reimbursements. Please indicate your interest on the online registration form.

Register to Attend

The online registration will be available here by February 4.  Presenters will be notified by February 3.

In addition to the online registration (required), feel free to join the event on Facebook and follow @CaliforniaCenterfortheBook on Instagram for updates! #AdultServicesSymposium

Prepare to Gather (What to Bring / Day of Details)

Please save the email confirmation from your online registration. Your name tag will have your first and last name as listed on this form. The confirmation also shows the lunch option you selected. We are making efforts to reduce and reuse. Please bring your favorite mug / reusable water bottle.

Transportation & Parking

We strongly encourage public transit or carpooling.
Nearest Transit Stop: 9th St & I St (SB)
Train: Amtrak Capital Corridor train (4 blocks from library)
Want to carpool? Self-coordinate by posting on the Facebook event.
Parking: See parking options.


Please email jrobbins@calbook.org

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