Come join Mark Pond as he traces the last two decades of professional life in a public library and how libraries have adapted to the world around us. Mark will also give an overview of the various business related tools that the library makes available to the Spokane community. Ranging from competitive analysis to sales lead development to retail site selection to demographics research to on-demand workforce education, the Spokane Public Library has amassed a set of business research tools that is unrivaled anywhere this side of New York Public Library. A lot of people are saying that public libraries are destined to save the world. Mark agrees with them. Come find out why.
Friday, March 8th
7:00am - Breakfast & Networking
8:00am - introductions & Program Presentation
Herak Club Room - McCarthey Athletic Center, Gonzaga University (801 N Cincinnati St, Spokane, WA 99258)