Colorado Association of Libraries Futurist Interest Group

Resources and Links

Presentations 2022 & 2023

Dec. 9th, 2022 – Presentation by the State Demographer, Elizabeth Garner.

Zoom meeting archive


The Sustainable Libraries Initiative

Margaret Woodruff, Director of the Charlotte Public Library   



June 14, 2023 – Presentation by Peter Bromberg

Zoom recording of live presentation

How Libraries Can Survive and Thrive in a Deeply Weird World – Slides

Our Own Research

Rethinking Rural (PPTX) a presentation by Christine Kreger & Kieran Hixon
Streaming Media (PPTX) a presentation by Rose Nelson

Gamification (pdf) a presentation by Tiffanie Wick

Creative Place-Making (PDF) a presentation by Susan Simpson

Digital Badging (PDF) a presentation by Lu Benke

Library Continuum Trends (PDF) Observations and presentation by Jamie LaRue

Trend Analysis
a presentation Rachel Hanson
Causal Layered Analysis (pdf) with the Library Operations group

Re-envisioning Education a presentation by Rose Nelson

Changing Demographics a presentation by Polly Gallagher


Center for the Future of Libraries

Long Now Foundation

The Institute for the Future

College and Research Libraries – 2018 top trends in academic libraries