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The American Library Association (ALA) will present the Florida “Lawyers for Libraries” Training Institute in Tampa, November 14, 2008.  This is the twelfth in a series of regional institutes following two national institutes in 1997 and 1998.

The Southern California “Lawyers for Libraries” Training Institute is scheduled for Los Angeles, February 20, 2009.  This will be the thirteenth regional institute.  Please complete the secure online form (link below) to register for an institute. 

Alternatively, you can print out either the PDF, DOC, or RTF version of the Lawyers for Libraries Registration Form, and fax it to the Office for Intellectual Freedom, 312-280-4227, attention Jonathan Kelley, or mail it to Lawyers for Libraries, Office for Intellectual Freedom, American Library Association, 50 E. Huron St., Chicago, IL 60611, attention: Jonathan Kelley.  You also may register by calling (800) 545-2433 x4226 or e-mailing lawyers at

Who May Attend Lawyers for Libraries and Cost of Institute

Lawyers for Libraries workshops are open to licensed, practicing attorneys retained to represent or advise libraries on legal issues. Library trustees or board members who are responsible for establishing library policy may also attend. Librarians may attend if they are accompanied by a library attorney. The cost of the institute is $395 for one attendee; $745 for two. Cost includes breakfast, breaks, and lunch.

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