Vermont Humanities Council Presents First Wednesdays Lecture

Montpelier’s First Wednesdays Talk Includes Charlie Chaplin Film Seen Only Once in 77 Years – First North American Showing!

Susan Cooke Kittredge, daughter of the late journalist Alistair Cooke, will give a talk about her father’s life, which will include a rare screening of his 1933 short film on Charlie Chaplin, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Montpelier on April 7. The talk, “The Unseen Alistair Cooke,” is part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series and takes place at 7:00 p.m.

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VLTA Programs at 2010 Town Officers Educational Conferences

The Vermont Library Trustees Association (VLTA), the trustees section of the Vermont Library Association, in conjunction with the Department of Libraries will again offer a series of workshops for trustees and librarians during the spring Town Officers Educational Conferences.   TOECs are sponsored by the Vermont Institute for Government, with organizational help from the UVM Extension Service which will mail a registration packet to each library in spring, 2010.

To register for any of the TOECs, find the form online at http://2010toec.eventbrite.com/ $55 online cost includes morning coffee and lunch.  Many towns send carloads to the sessions.  Contact your town clerk for details.

Dates/ locations:
Monday, April 5-St. Michael’s College, Colchester
Thursday, April 8-Lyndon State College, Lyndonville
Tuesday, April 13-Lake Morey Resort Fairlee
Tuesday, April 20-Grand Summit, Mt. Snow
Wednesday, April 28-Holiday Inn & Conference Center, Rutland

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NETSL 2010 Spring Conference – Registration is Now Open!

Registration is now open for the New England Technical Services Librarians’ 2010 Spring Conference!

Visit http://www.nelib.org/netsl/conference/2010/index.htm for more details on the program and registration information.  We look forward to seeing you there!

NETSL Annual Spring Conference Program 2010:

Crosswalks to the Future: Library Metadata on the Move

Thursday, April 15, 2010
9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.
Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
http://www.holycross.edu/directions/hogan.html

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ACRL/NEC Spring 2010 Conference

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

The Association of College and Research Libraries New England Chapter (ACRL/NEC) invites you to attend its 2010 Spring Conference.

Embracing Our Electronic World: Challenges and Promises for Academic Libraries

Friday, May 14, 2010 @ College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

Spend a day discussing the impact of our shifting information landscape, the evolving roles of academic libraries and librarians in a networked world, and the opportunities for innovation that come with rapid change.  The conference will feature speaker, Lisa Hinchliffe (Vice-President/President-elect of ACRL), presentations from ACRL/NEC Special Interest Groups (http://www.acrlnec.org/sigs/index.php), and will offer opportunities to network with your colleagues and discuss the latest library products and services with our sponsoring vendors.

Registration will begin mid-January, 2010.  For preliminary conference information please visit : http://www.acrlnec.org/springconf2010

Preservation Training Workshops at NEDCC – Registration is Now Open

REGISTER NOW FOR
The Northeast Document Conservation Center’s

2010 SPRING PRESERVATION WORKSHOPS

One-day workshops held at NEDCC in Andover, Massachusetts

  • PRESERVATION OF SCRAPBOOKS – Tuesday, March 9
  • BASIC PAPER REPAIR – Wednesday, March 10
  • PRESERVATION OF OVERSIZE MATERIALS – Thursday, March 11
  • METADATA BASICS – Tuesday, March 16
  • DISASTER PLANNING WITH dPLAN LITE – Wednesday, March 17
  • (at Merrimack College Library, North Andover, MA)
  • TESTING YOUR DISASTER PLAN – Thursday, March 18
  • WRITING SUCCESSFUL GRANT PROPOSALS – Wednesday, March 24

COST: $150 per workshop
($130 each if you register for 2 or more workshops)

QUESTIONS? Contact:
Donia Conn, dconn@nedcc.org, (978) 470-1010 ext. 220

FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER, VISIT:  www.nedcc.org

ACRL/NEC Leadership Workshop

ACRL/NEC is happy to announce a unique professional development opportunity for our members.

On Friday, April 30th, we will present the workshop, “Learning to Lead: an introduction,” at Bryant University, Smithfield, Rhode Island. This workshop is limited to 24 participants and will be presented by leaders in the ACRL/New England Chapter at minimal cost.

http://www.acrlnec.org/leadership.php

We hope to see you there!
Barbara Kenney, President
ACRL/New England Chapter

Upcoming NEST and Meet the Composer/New England Deadline 12/1/09

December 1, 2009 is the next deadline for New England States Touring (NEST) and Meet the Composer/New England.

MEET THE COMPOSER/NEW ENGLAND

With support from Meet the Composer, Inc., NEFA offers grants to nonprofit organizations in New England to provide interaction between New England-based composers and audiences, related to specific performances of the composer’s work.

More information on Meet the Composer/New England

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