Registration is now open for the 2013 Association of Rural and Small Libraries conference, which will take place September 25-28 in Omaha, Nebraska. This year’s conference features a great lineup of speakers, presentations, and activities, including pre-conference programs on video book talks, the NASA Explore Marvel Moon program, and Inspiring Small Libraries; engaging breakout sessions such as Innovation on a Shoestring, Dazzling Displays on a Dime, Super Hero Leadership, No Cost Staff Recognition, and many more; and some great keynote speakers, including:
- Lee Rainie, Director of Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project
- Sally Gardner Reed, Executive Director of ALA’s United for Libraries
The North Dakota State Library will be sponsoring the attendance of two North Dakota librarians at this year’s ARSL conference:
- Sheila Craun, Director of the Heart of America Library in Rugby
- Kate Ostenrud, Director of the Cavalier Public Library
Congratulations to Sheila and Kate!
The ARSL is a network of supporters of rural and small libraries across the United States, dedicated to fostering the positive growth and development of libraries in small towns and rural communities. To join ARSL, visit their membership page at http://arsl.info/membership/.