2018 Theme and Important Dates

The  theme for the 2018 Charleston Conference is from Percy Bysshe Shelly’s poem Ode to the West Wind: “Oh Wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind?” Important Dates and Deadlines: March 1 – Call for Preconferences Opens April 16 – Call for Papers Opens...

Free Webcast: Meeting the Modern Marketing Challenge in Librares

Registration and More Information In today’s libraries, marketing is everyone’s job. Yet, many librarians don’t know what modern marketing is and the preconditions for marketing success. During this year’s Charleston Conference, Charleston Briefing author Jill Stover...

Be Sure Your Address Book is Updated!

As many of you know, the Charleston Conference and Against the Grain moved into a new office last year when Katina and Bruce Strauch, owners, retired from their “day jobs” at the College of Charleston and the Citadel. Please be sure your address books are...

Mark Your Calendars: 2018 Dates

The 2018 Charleston Library Conference will be held from Monday, November 5, through Friday, November 9. On our evaluations, we asked 2017 attendees whether they preferred the new Monday to Friday schedule, or wanted to go back to our old Tuesday to Saturday dates,...