2024 NC LIVE Annual Conference

Black background with the NC LIVE 2024 annual conference logo. Text reads, "Wellness in libraries; 2024 annual conference."

Thank you for joining us!

We appreciate everyone who was able to make it to our 2024 Annual Conference! Recordings of sessions and presenter slides will be available soon.

Take Our Feedback Survey

If you attended the in-person day, the virtual day, or both, please fill out our feedback survey by June 4. Your feedback helps us decide the theme and programming for next year. You will also have the option to enter your email for a chance to win a prize.

Keynote Speakers

Portraits of Rebecca Tolley and Meredith Farkas with text reading, "2024 Annual Conference Keynote Speakers."

Rebecca Tolley is the Director of Research and Instruction Services at East Tennessee State University. She speaks and publishes on mental illness in libraries, establishing healthy personal and professional boundaries in the workplace, and cultivating empathy in library workers.

Meredith G. Farkas is a faculty librarian at Portland Community College and a lecturer at San Jose State University’s iSchool. She is the author of the blog Information Wants to Be Free, where she has published articles on slow librarianship and other wellness topics.


Friday, May 17 (In-person)

The in-person schedule is available on Sched. You can also download the Sched app and search for "NC LIVE 2024 Annual Conference" to see the schedule on your phone.

All conference events will take place on the fifth floor of the Union Station Building at Cape Fear Community College. See the floor plan

Monday, May 20 (Virtual)

The Zoom schedule is available here. Clicking on the "Add to calendar" buttons next to events will create a Google Calendar event.

Accommodations & Local Attractions

If you're looking for a place to stay during the in-person day, take a look at our list of hotels near the conference venue. The list also includes some popular local restaurants to explore for dinner.

Present at the 2024 Annual Conference

The proposal submission window is now closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted! If you have questions about presenting, please contact help [at] nclive.org (help[at]nclive[dot]org).


Check out some of the recorded sessions from our 2023 Annual Conference on our YouTube Channel.

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