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April 2018 Events

Current Events:

  • Apr
    20
    • ALA Advocacy Bootcamp

      Apr 20, 2018 - (12:30 PM - 04:30 PM)
      Library of Michigan
      702 W Kalamazoo St.
      Lansing, MI
      48915

      MLA and the Michigan Cooperative Directors Association are joining forces to bring the ALA Advocacy Bootcamp to Lansing. The focus of the workshop is on developing an advocacy plan you can implement in your library. It will empower librarians with skills to tell their library’s story and secure funding and teach practical tips on how to be a respected and effective voice in your community.
  • Apr
    25
    • Hard-Conversations-web-slideshow

      Hard Conversations: Hiring, Firing and Conflict Management Workshop

      Apr 25, 2018 - (08:30 AM - 03:30 PM)
      Washtenaw Community College - Morris Lawrence Building, Room ML 150
      4800 E Huron River Dr
      Ann Arbor, MI
      48105

      What’s the best approach to the worst conversations? There is no painless way to handle performance issues and conflict management, but there are ways to help minimize the negative impact on staff and avoid lawsuits.
  • May
    8
    • Communitycollabwebslidefinal

      Community Collaborations: Homelessness in Libraries Workshop

      May 08, 2018 - (08:30 AM - 04:00 PM)
      Mott Library at Mott Community College
      1401 E Court St.
      Flint, MI
      48503

      (810) 762-0403

      What is the library’s role in dealing with the homeless population? Public libraries are designed to be welcoming spaces for all.

Looking Forward:

  • Jun
    1
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      Executive Summit

      Jun 01, 2018 - (09:00 AM - 04:00 PM)
      East Lansing Public Library
      950 Abbot Rd
      East Lansing, MI
      48823

      Executive Summit is a valuable one-day event designed for directors, deans and executive management. Anyone looking to broaden their perspective should attend.
  • Oct
    17
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      MLA 2018 Annual Conference

      Oct 17, 2018 - Oct 19, 2018 - (All Day Event)
      Suburban Collection Showplace
      46100 Grand River Ave.
      Novi, MI
      48374

      The 2018 annual conference will be held in Novi and feature renowned keynotes, jury-selected programming for all library professionals, an exhibition and an ideal environment to network with colleagues.

Past Events:

  • Oct
    18
    • ImprovEffects7

      MLA 2017 Annual Conference

      Oct 18, 2017 - Oct 20, 2017 - (All Day Event)
      Lansing Center
      333 E. Michigan Ave.
      Lansing, MI
      48933

      The 2017 annual conference will be held in Lansing and feature renowned keynotes, jury-selected programming for all library professionals, an exhibition and an ideal environment to network with colleagues.
  • Mar
    8
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      Academic Libraries 2018

      Mar 08, 2018 - (09:00 AM - 04:00 PM)
      This one-day event shares best practices, emerging trends, career advancement, mentorship and future goals for academic libraries. This year’s focus is on selecting research topics, publishing and presenting.
  • Mar
    22
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      Spring Institute 2018

      Mar 22, 2018 - Mar 23, 2018 - (All Day Event)
      Grand Valley State University L.V. Eberhard Center
      301 West Fulton Street
      Grand Rapids, MI
      49504

      Join us March 22-23, 2018 at the Grand Valley State University L.V. Eberhard Center in Grand Rapids for Spring Institute 2018, Michigan’s premier annual education event for youth library professionals
  • Apr
    12
    • Fundraising-Bootcamp-web-slideshow

      Fundraising Bootcamp

      Apr 12, 2018 - (08:30 AM - 04:00 PM)
      Delta Township Library
      5130 Davenport Drive
      Lansing, MI
      48917

      (517) 321-4014

      Successful fundraising can supplement a substantial portion of your library’s budget if you know how to do it right.