The LibreTexts team is excited to announce a new, in-person LibreFest to be held at Hope College situated in the beautiful downtown area of Holland, MI, just minutes from the shores of Lake Michigan and less than an hour from Grand Rapids, from Monday June 27 – Wednesday June 29. Other local attractions include the only working Dutch windmill in the United States, several area beaches and hiking trails, Big Red Lighthouse, Meijer Gardens (Grand Rapids), Michigan Adventure theme park (Muskegon), Bowerman’s Blueberries, Farmer’s Market, nearby downtown Saugatuck. 

LibreFest features three full days of teaching and working sessions covering how to create a textbook, create other learning resources, and how to use the ADAPT homework system. Workshop participation will be expected from Monday, June 27 at 8 am through Wednesday, June 29 at 5 pm. Full or partial travel reimbursement will be available for all participants. Attendance is limited to approximately 20. Registration available here.

Community health measures (e.g., masking, testing or vaccinations requirements) will be in place, as circumstances and venue dictate.    

In-person schedule:

Monday June 27,  8am – 8pm

  • Coffee & Breakfast
  • Welcome
  • Introduction to the capabilities of OERs in general and LibreTexts in particular
  • Lunch
  • Using the Remixer to customize books/resources
  • Individual work time
  • Dinner together and visit to Lake Michigan

Tuesday June 28,  8am – 8pm

  • Coffee & Breakfast
  • Welcome to Day 2
  • Participants share their workshop goals
  • Discussion of licensing capabilities and limitations
  • Lunch
  • Introduction to page editing, structure, and accessibility 
  • Individual work time
  • Dinner together

Wednesday June 29,  8am – 5pm  

  • Coffee & Breakfast
  • Introduction to ADAPT homework system and individual work time
  • Lunch
  • Participants share progress reports
  • Advanced ADAPT topics and individual work time
  • Optional Dinner

NOTE: A similar workshop will be held virtually the week of July 18!