PLA members elect Sandlian Smith as president-elect; Kong and Strobel to board
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CHICAGO – Join the Public Library Association (PLA) to learn how to build and operate a digital media lab in your library. “Building and Operating Your Digital Media Lab” will take place on May 4 at 1:00 p.m. Central.
Instructor Jeffrey Fisher of the Fountaindale Public Library (Bolingbrook, Ill.) will share his strategies for building and operating a digital media lab. To guide you on your own journey, he’ll address topics including:
CHICAGO – More than 8,000 public library professionals, exhibitors, speakers and supporters gathered in Denver and online from April 5 – 9 for the Public Library Association (PLA) 2016 Conference. As the nation’s largest public library conference, PLA 2016 explored the library’s evolving role in support of their communities and provided attendees with tools and best practices they need to help people thrive in the digital age.
CHICAGO —The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and the Public Library Association (PLA), divisions of the American Library Association, are pleased to announce preliminary findings from their three-year Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) National Leadership Project grant, “Bringing Home Early Literacy: Determining the Impact of Library Programming on Parent Behavior.”
Take time at PLA 2016 Conference to see what’s new at the ALA Store, located near Registration on the main meeting level of the Colorado Convention Center. With plenty of new and best-selling items available, you’ll want to make sure to carve out some time in your schedule to stop by! The ALA Store hours are:
Wednesday, April 6: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
CHICAGO – Join the Public Library Association (PLA) to learn how an Individual Development Plan (IDP) can be a helpful tool to identify, organize, and communicate your career goals. “YOU are the Goal! Career & Individual Development Planning” will take place on March 23 at 1:00 p.m. Central.
CHICAGO — The Public Library Association (PLA) has announced 13 2016 award winners honoring the best in public library service, innovation and outreach.
CHICAGO — The Public Library Association (PLA) is now accepting proposals for five-minute Spark Talks at PLA 2016. Spark Talks use a combination of innovative slides and lightning-fast talk to share work-inspired, personal passions that will fire-up an audience of public library colleagues.