Hotel Options

Our group-rate rooms at the Hilton Eugene have filled up fast!  As of this post, you might still get Wednesday or Thursday night but it sounds like Friday is all booked. Not to worry! There are several other options within 2 miles of the conference center:

Inn at the 5th, 205 E 6th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401

Courtesy Inn, 345 W. 6th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401

Downtown Inn, 361 W. 7th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401

Phoenix Inn Suites, 850 Franklin Blvd, Eugene, OR 97403

Timbers Motel, 1015 Pearl St, Eugene, OR 97401

Best Western New Oregon, 1655 Franklin Blvd, Eugene, OR 97403
(541) 683-3669

Best Western Greentree Inn, 1759 Franklin Blvd, Eugene, OR 97403
(541) 485-2727

Express Inn & Suites, 990 W. 6th Ave. Eugene, OR 97402

America’s Best Value Inn, 1140 W. 6th Ave. Eugene, OR 97402



How to use Sched?

It’s here! The conference program and schedule is now online and ready for you to dig in. If you haven’t used Sched before, you’re in for a treat. What to do next:

1. Sign up for a Sched account if you don’t already have one.


2. As you peruse the program while logged into Sched, check the dots to add a session to your personal schedule.


3. Use the filters in the right sidebar to search for sessions with specific themes.


4. Register for the conference and any extras you saw in the program that interest you, such as pre-conferences, dinners, and the President’s Social.

Register for OLA 2018 by clicking this link

Bonus:  You can still use Sched for your own schedule AND keep your information private. To do that: create an account, log in, click your icon in the top right corner and go to Settings. From Settings you’ll see a checkbox for Privacy.

2018 Conference Hashtag

We are gearing up for the 2018 OLA Conference in Eugene, Oregon with the beautiful theme “Many points of light, one bright future” – a nod to our friends, the Libraries of Eastern Oregon.

As you brainstorm your session or poster proposal for the conference, remember to use the official conference hashtag #ORLib18 on social media.

Why didn’t we make it #OLA18? Because believe it or not, “OLA” is used by a lot of other associations including those in Oklahoma, Ohio, and Ontario.  So to keep our event unique, we decided on #ORLib18 for Oregon Libraries.  See more at our Twitter and Instagram feeds, where you can find us as @OregonLibraries.

Check out posts from last year’s conference at #ORLib17. We can’t wait to see you in April!