Michael Blackwell

Michael Blackwell will inspire us to think about the changing role of public spaces, in particular, libraries in the 21st Century.

Michael Blackwell is the Director of St. Mary’s County Library. Here serves as the Co-chair of the America Library Association’s Architecture for Public Library’s Committee and as Project Manager for ReadersFirst, an international cooperative of nearly 300 libraries. He has presented and published frequently on library spaces and trends and library digital content issues. You may follow him on Twitter at @Aeolussurf or http://www.readersfirst.org/news.