2016 Bobinski Lecture

Please join us for the 2016 Bobinski Lecture by Courtney L. Young, Immediate Past-President of the American Library Association.


Date: Tuesday March 8, 2016, 7 p.m.

Venue: Special Collections, 420 Capen Hall, University at Buffalo North Campus

RSVP: This lecture is free, but please RSVP at: http://bit.ly/1RgHK1w

Libraries of all types are leaders in their communities and empower community leadership. Building on her presidential themes of diversity, career development, and engagement and outreach, American Library Association Immediate Past President COURTNEY L. YOUNG will talk about the interconnectedness of the leadership roles librarians and staff play. She is currently Head Librarian and Professor of Women’s Studies at Penn State Greater Allegheny. In 2011, Courtney was named a Library Journal “Mover & Shaker,” recognized as a Change Agent for her ability to successfully make connections among a diversity of duties in her library, on campus, and in the profession. She is a graduate of the College of Wooster (OH) with a B.A. in English and minors in Black Studies and Women’s Studies, and Simmons College, where she received her M.S. in Library Science.

This lecture is supported by The George and Mary Bobinski Lecture Fund. A reception following the lecture will be co-sponsored by Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, University at Buffalo Libraries, and the Western New York Library Resources Council.