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Registration Open for Northeast Chapter’s Spring Workshop

May 11, 2015

The Northeast Chapter of PaLA is pleased to announce that registration is now open for our chapter’s Spring Workshop focusing on “Today’s Librarian.” Please register here by May 29th, 2015:

The workshop will take place on June 5th, 2015 at the DeNaples Center at the University of Scranton from 8:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Cost is $45 for PaLA members and $60 for non-members, which includes a light breakfast and a buffet-style lunch.

The keynote speaker is Mary-Carol Lindbloom, executive director of the South Central Regional Library Council in New York State. She is a leader in the areas of virtual reference services and online education. Three afternoon breakout sessions will feature topics of interest to both public and academic librarians. Attendees will be eligible to receive 4.5 CE credits.

Breakout Session Titles: 

ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education Unconference

Entrepreneurial Launch Pad: A Sandbox for Entrepreneurs

Librarian as Teacher: Examining our Roles as Educators in the 21st Century

Let Someone Else Do It: Collaborating with Your Community to Present Programming

Building Library Awareness: How “Branding” Your Library Can Help Market Your Programs and Services and Increase Funding

Creativity: It’s Work, Not Lightning

On the registration page, please click View Sessions for more detailed descriptions. The workshop brochure with the day’s program is also available as a link on the registration page.

This project is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor, through the College and Research Division ( of PaLA.

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