Colloquium with Richard Reyes-Gavilan, Executive Director of the D.C. Public Library

september 17 colloquium

Sept 17, 2014-Colloquium with Rich Reyes-Gavilan, DCPL Exec Dir

Video of the Colloquium

What does the future hold for the District of Columbia Public Libraries?

CUA LIS students, faculty, alumni and friends were treated to an intriguing talk by Richard Reyes-Gavilan, at the kickoff of the Fall Colloquium Series held Monday, September  15, on campus .

Mr. Reyes-Gavilan shared with the audience the challenges the 26-campus library system faces and the innovative, creative solutions to deal with budgets, buildings, infrastructure, and partnerships with the public and charter schools.  He discussed the transformation the library is going through to serve D.C. residents  and  how the library will bring literacy in unexpected places.

Reyes-Gavilan also ancqrrg2nounced for the first time in public the upcoming 50 X 15 program soon to be launched — an online rapid-fire suggestion box for staff.

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