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December 2017 Events

Current Events:

  • There are no current events.

Looking Forward:

  • Mar
    8
    • 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 Tips and Tricks Workshop

      Apr 12, 2018 - (08:00 AM - 04:30 PM)
      Successful fundraising can supplement a substantial portion of your library’s budget if you know how to do it right.
  • Apr
    20
    • ALA Advocacy Bootcamp

      Apr 20, 2018 - (08:00 AM - 04:30 PM)
      MLA and the Michigan Cooperative Directors Association are joining forces to bring the ALA Advocacy Bootcamp to Lansing.
  • Apr
    25
    • Hard Conversations: Hiring, Firing and Conflict Management Workshop

      Apr 25, 2018 - (08:00 AM - 04:30 PM)
      Washtenaw Community College
      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 way to help minimize the negative impact on staff and avoid lawsuits.
  • May
    8
  • May
    22
    • Libraries and the Business of People Workshop

      May 22, 2018 - (08:00 AM - 04:30 PM)
      Excellent customer service should be the goal of every library. It’s a people business and your staff and policies should reflect that important aspect of patron service. Learn how you can ensure your librarians and staff have the skills necessary to provide the right kind of assistance and advice.
  • Jun
    1
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      Executive Summit

      Jun 01, 2018 - (09:00 AM - 04:00 PM)
      Executive Summit is a valuable one-day event designed for directors, deans and executive management. Dealing with challenging human resources issues is often one of the toughest parts of the job. Public, academic and specialty librarians all have a chance to learn about the key HR issues impacting library staffing today. 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:

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    18
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      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.