Registration open for 2007 PLA Spring Symposium

Contact: Angela Thullen
PLA, Marketing Specialist


For Immediate Release
September 19, 2006

Registration open for 2007 PLA Spring Symposium

CHICAGO - The Public Library Association (PLA) is now accepting registrations for its 2007 Spring Symposium to be held in San Jose, Calif. at the Fairmont San Jose, March 1-3, 2007.
Registrations will be accepted by fax, mail or online through January 29, 2007.

An early bird discount is available for registrations postmarked by November 17, 2006.

The 2007 Symposium will feature six one and a half day-long workshops targeted toward a variety of public library professionals.
Additionally, the Symposium will feature special events such an Opening General Session and dessert reception, which is open to all attendees. An author's luncheon and library tours are available for an additional fee.

Workshop topics include:

* Demonstrating Results: Using Outcome Measurement in Your Library

* Right People, Right Time, Right Work: HR Trends and Tools

* Customer Service in Public Libraries, 21st Century Style

* Refresh, Recreate, Redesign, Remodel, Retail

* Advocacy @ Your Library

* Mining Gold in the 21st Century; Strengthening Your Library with Literacy Services

For more information on the PLA Spring Symposium, including pricing and registration information, contact the PLA office at 800-545-2433, ext. 5PLA, or visit PLA's Web site at
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.