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Our Philly & ALA Midwinter 2014 List

ALA midwinter 2014Are you heading to ALA Midwinter 2014 in Philly?

Sessions and events to check out:

  • American Library Association (ALA) Emerging Leaders Meetup on Friday, January 24 at 7-9pm  at Field House, 1150 Filbert Street
  • The Interview – Getting Ready for the Show on Saturday, January 25 at 3-4:30pm from the Library Career People (Susanne Markgren and Tiffany Eatman Allen) in the Job Placement Center, Convention Center
  • 10th Annual Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Diversity and Leadership Programs Reception on Saturday, January 25 at  6:30-8:30pm at 1 Logan Square
  • Interested in serving youth with disabilities? Joint Book Launch Celebration on Monday, January 27 at 10:30-11:30am from authors Carrie Banks and Barbara Klipper in the Networking Uncommons, Convention Center. (We heard there may be some homemade cookies.)

When you’re taking a break from the conference, we recommend:

What’s on your list for Philly and ALA Midwinter 2014?

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Applications Being Accepted for 2014 Class of ALA Emerging Leaders

el_logoFor any newish library workers wanting a leg up on your career, we encourage you to apply to the American Library Association (ALA) Emerging Leaders (EL) program. The EL Program is a leadership development program which enables ELs to participate in problem-solving work groups, network with peers, and gain an inside look into ALA structure. It puts participants on the career fast track. Take it from 2 ELs. Better hurry and get those recommendations. Deadline is August 2, 2013.