Mark Your Calendars – 2014 ARSL Annual Conference

Registration is now open for the 2014 Association of Rural and Small Libraries annual conference, which will be held September 3-6, 2014 at the Hotel Murano in downtown Tacoma, Washington.

It looks like there’s a great lineup of programming this year. Preconference sessions include:

  • Crash Course in Youth Services
  • Community Building
  • Library Space Planning
  • Tours of three local libraries
  • And 4 others

The roster of breakout sessions looks great as well, including sessions on:

  • LEGO and STEM programming
  • Maker Spaces
  • Library marketing
  • Tablets & apps
  • Library planning and administration
  • Customer service
  • Mentoring and library science education

The Association of Rural and Small Libraries is a nationwide group of librarians, staff, and library supporters who believe in the value of small and rural libraries and are committed to building library resources and services in small and rural communities. North Dakota librarians who have attended this conference in the past have indicated that it offers great information and networking opportunities geared specifically toward small and rural libraries. So if you’re looking for a great conference opportunity, this could be it!


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