For immediate release | April 20, 2016

Learn how to build and operate a digital media lab in upcoming PLA webinar

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:

  • Tools to build a digital media lab;
  • Promoting and marketing your digital media lab to patrons;
  • Simple ways to troubleshoot issues with your digital media lab; and
  • What’s next? Digital media lab trends.

The cost to attend “Building and Operating Your Digital Media Lab” is $28 (PLA Members), $31.50 (ALA Members) and $35 (Nonmembers). Groups of any size can register for $129. The registration deadline is 11:59 p.m. Central on Monday, May 2.

The Public Library Association (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.

For more information about PLA, contact the PLA office at 1 (800) 545-2433, ext.5PLA, or


Kara O'Keefe

Manager, Membership Marketing