Category Archives: Midwinter Meeting

Message from Executive Director, Susan Hornung

Dear ASCLA Members: I look forward to seeing those of you who will be in Atlanta for the Midwinter Conference this year. As many of you know, this is my last conference as ALA staff since I’ll be retiring at the end of April 2017. It has been a wonderful 7½ years getting to know […]

Signature ASCLA Events in Atlanta

Greetings ASCLA Members, Colleagues and Friends,   You might want to attend the following events if you will be in Atlanta: FRIDAY: ASCLA/COSLA Happy Hour Friday, January 20 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Room: Omni Hotels and Resort’s Latitudes Lounge at 100 CNN Center. Bring a friend – everyone is invited. Cash Bar. SATURDAY: Board of Directors […]

Midwinter 2017: Kitchen Conversation about Accessibility for People with Disabilities

Dear ASCLA Members, If you will be in Atlanta at Midwinter 2017, please try to attend this series of conversations on accessibility for people with physical, mobility, visual, auditory or cognitive disabilities. All conference attendees are encouraged to take part, whether or not they use accessible services. More information here.  You all have a very […]

[Register NOW] ASCLA’s Midwinter Institute

Activate, Collaborate and Engage: Transforming Your Community through Health Outreach @ Your Library Friday, January 20, 2017, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Event Code: ASC1 Ticket Prices Category Early Bird Advance ALA Member $120 $135 Other Member $120 $135 Non-Member $130 $145 ASCLA Member $120 $135 This session will provide an introduction on how libraries […]

Active Shooter Awareness Training!

In light of the recent events in Orlando that have become far too common in our society, ASCLA would like to invite you to an active shooter awareness training at Annual this year. In addition, our past president was featured on the Dewey Decibels podcast in May discussing this topic. Information about the program and […]

Calling for 2017 Program, Preconference, Institute Proposals

Do you have innovative ideas, services and programs to share with your library colleagues? Why not present one at the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting and Annual Conferences? Submit a proposal to the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) today! The 2017 Midwinter Meeting, January 20 – 24, 2017 will be in Atlanta GA, and […]

ASCLA Leadership session – with special guest, Stephanie Capparell

Leadership Session – Special Guest, Stephanie Capparell All members are invited to join us for a riveting discussion with Stephanie Capparell, coauthor of the international bestseller, Shackleton’s Way.  Saturday, January 9, 10 – 11:30 a.m. Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, room 205 B

Network & Socialize with ASCLA at the 2016 Midwinter Meeting

ASCLA / COSLA Happy Hour Open to all current ASCLA members, students, friends of ASCLA and those meeting attendees interested in learning more about the association and networking with peers. Friday, January 8, 7- 8 p.m. Westin Boston Waterfront, Birch Bar

ASCLA 2016 Midwinter Meeting Institutes!

*Assembling a Consulting Toolkit: What You Need to Know to be a Successful Library Consultant Ticket Purchase Required Our full day workshop will help the current and prospective library consultant create a business that is sustainable and most of all useful to the profession. Sponsored by the Association of the Library Consultants Interest Group of  […]

ASCLA Institutes, “Assembling a Consulting Toolkit” & “Sustainable Staff Development,” @ 2016 ALA Midwinter Meeting!

ASCLA’s full-day Institute, “Assembling a Consulting Toolkit” will be held from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 8 and is designed to prepare participants to begin – or advance – a successful consulting career. Seasoned consultants Nancy Bolt and Liz Bishoff will present an overview of the consultant’s role and guide participants through […]