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ALA Press Release
For Immediate Release
January 31, 2012
Contact: Amy Sargent
Upcoming PLA webinar will provide fun and affordable ideas to enhance the look and feel of your library
CHICAGO – At 1 p.m. CST on Feb. 23, the Public Library Association (PLA) will host a live, hour-long webinar, “Creating Dynamic Library Atmospheres: What We Can Learn from Theater, Retail, Museums, and the Container Store,” as part of PLA’s “Public Libraries at Work” monthly webinar series.
Presenters Sally Decker Smith, library consultant, and Ted Swigon, museum design consultant, will share practical and effective ideas for making patron-engaging differences in the library. Participants will learn how to look at their libraries with a visitor’s eye and will walk away with affordable, out-of-the-box library-interior ideas sure to create first impressions that make positive lasting impressions.
The cost to attend “Creating Dynamic Library Atmospheres: What We Can Learn from Theater, Retail, Museums, and the Container Store” is $28 (PLA Members), $31.50 (ALA Members) and $35 (Nonmembers). Groups of any size can register for $129. The deadline to register is 4:30 p.m. CST on Feb. 21.
For more information about PLA, contact the PLA office at (800) 545-2433, ext. 5PLA, or visit PLA’s website at www.pla.org. PLA is a division of the American Library Association. PLA’s core purpose is to strengthen public libraries and their contribution to the communities they serve. Its mission is to enhance the development and effectiveness of public library staff and public library services.
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