Public Library Association 2012 Conference

The Public Library Association (PLA) is counting down to its biennial conference, PLA 2012, March 13-17, in Philadelphia. PLA 2012 Conference Bookended by Exciting Keynote Speakers Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Betty White! Early Bird Registration is now available!

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eHealth: Finding Credible Health Information Online

How do you find the best health information without spending hours searching the Web? Join us for a 30 min webinar to review some basic strategies to help you find high quality health information online. We will also review some of the best health websites on the Web. Presented by Vermont State Colleges librarian, Larraby Fellows.

Tune in to one of the 30 minute January sessions.

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Calling all Small and Rural Libraries!

Gale wants to send you to the 2012 Public Library Association (PLA) annual conference in Philadelphia, PA. As part of our Small Library Support Program, Gale in partnership with WebJunction, will be providing travel and all related expenses for library staff (serving populations of 50 thousand or less) to attend the PLA conference next March. Libraries can apply for the scholarship online or by mail. Applications are due by January 18, 2012. Enter today!

Vermont Libraries Calendars Now Available

The Vermont Library Association is pleased to offer a 2012 wall calendar featuring one glorious Vermont library per county for a total of fourteen months. You can spend a beautiful year getting to know Vermont’s public libraries and help support them. Each month provides a window into the history and personality of each library with great pictures, interesting stories and bits of statistics. The 12 x 22 inch format affords plenty of space for writing appointments and includes all major holidays and moon phases. Best of all profits from the sale of each calendar stays with the libraries to support their services. This calendar will make gifts during the great holiday season! The pre-order deadline is September 8, for delivery at the end of October. Contact your local library to pre-order or determine whether they will have stock available for sale in November. For more information, go to www.VLACalendarProject.org.

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Town Officers’ Education Conference 2012 – April 4, 10, & 18

Dear Librarians and Trustees:

The dates are set! Please put it in your calendar and plan to attend one the 2012 Town Officers’ Education Conference days next April.  Please forward this to your Board of Trustees.

Details on the Library and other programs will be sent out early in 2012.

TOEC 2012   Dates/Locations:

Wednesday, April 4 – Hilton, Burlington
Tuesday, April 10 – Lake Morey Inn, Fairlee
Wednesday, April 18 – Rutland/Killington Holiday Inn, Rutland

Best regards,

Christine Friese
Assistant State Librarian
Department of Libraries
802-828-2714
christine.friese@state.vt.us

Town Officers' Education Conference 2012 – April 4, 10, & 18

Dear Librarians and Trustees:
The dates are set! Please put it in your calendar and plan to attend one the 2012 Town Officers’ Education Conference days next April.  Please forward this to your Board of Trustees.
Details on the Library and other programs will be sent out early in 2012.
TOEC 2012   Dates/Locations:
Wednesday, April 4 – Hilton, Burlington
Tuesday, April 10 – Lake Morey Inn, Fairlee
Wednesday, April 18 – Rutland/Killington Holiday Inn, Rutland
Best regards,
Christine Friese
Assistant State Librarian
Department of Libraries
802-828-2714
christine.friese@state.vt.us