Online Conferences and Events in October

Oct 2, 2023

Online Conferences standing graphicEach month we post upcoming free virtual conferences to our training calendar. Here are the offerings coming up for October.

October 12 (7am-4pm)
School Library Journal Day of Dialog 2023 Fall (School Library Journal)
Join us October 12th for the most anticipated librarian gathering of the Fall/Winter 2023 publishing season—fully virtual and free to attend! Our daylong program of author panels, in-depth conversations, and keynote talks will leave you informed, inspired, and entertained.  Come hear about the hottest forthcoming titles for children, tweens, and teens, from nonfiction and romance to picture books and graphic novels. You can also visit the virtual exhibit hall to network with leading publishers, enjoy intimate author chats, and download digital galleys and other free resources.

October 19 (7-3 pm)
Cautiously Embracing the Future of Libraries (ai4Libraries)
The ai4Libraries Conference is scheduled to be held virtually from the Georgia Tech Library on October 19, 2023, serves as an important platform to explore the potential benefits of AI in libraries. This conference aims to bring together librarians, subject matter experts, practitioners, enthusiasts, and skeptics to exchange ideas, share experiences, and chart a path towards a future where AI plays a significant role in driving library services. To register, visit:


October 26 (7-3:30 pm) Library Journal Day of Dialog (Library Journal)

For more than two decades, Library Journal’s Day of Dialog has been the most anticipated librarian-only gathering of the year. Now it’s gone digital and is free to attend! The next all-day event is scheduled for October 26 and will feature a close-up look at the biggest forthcoming books for winter/spring 2024. Once again, you will hear from top authors in genre fiction, literary fiction, and nonfiction and learn about the latest titles and trends. And you still get to dialog by visiting virtual booths, talking with authors, and networking with colleagues. To register, visit:

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