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October 2017 Events

Current Events:

  • Oct
    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.

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
  • 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:

  • Apr
    21
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      Managing Digital Resources Webinar

      Apr 21, 2017 - (09:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
      Are you asking the right questions to get what you need out of your database? Do you know how to manage the digital resources you have available to get what your patrons need? The ever increasing volume of e-resources require the 21st century librarian to deploy new solutions to these questions and provide easy access to these e-materials. Learn the latest trends in digital resources management and how you can incorporate these new approaches into your institution.
  • Apr
    28
    • Community Collaboration - Mental Health First Aid

      Apr 28, 2017 - (08:00 AM - 04:30 PM)
      Bloomfield Township Public Library
      1099 Lone Pine Road
      Bloomfield Hills, MI
      48302

      Libraries serve their communities and many times people come looking for answer to their problems. More than ever, front line library staff of all levels must be well equipped to handle interactions with patrons and families who are experiencing mental illness. This spring MLA will be offering Mental Health First Aid, an interactive workshop that will help library professionals understand and provide more effective services to patrons and community members.
  • May
    10
    • webinar

      Managing HR Webinar Series: Your Rights & Their Rights

      May 10, 2017 - (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
      How you administer policies applicable to employees directly affects the legal rights all employees have in the workplace. Absent sound personnel policies and practices, both management and legal issues can arise that will jeopardize your ability to serve your citizens.
  • May
    19
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      Hybrid Librarian

      May 19, 2017 - (08:30 AM - 04:00 PM)
      CADL Downtown Lansing
      401 S. Capitol Ave
      Lansing, MI
      48933

      The Hybrid Librarian Workshop is offering an experience that will blend collaboration, communication, creativity, critical thinking, and flexibility. Be inspired to flex your creative leadership skills with an experienced leadership coach. At the end of the day you will leave ready to explore your inner hybrid librarian.
  • Jun
    2
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      Executive Summit

      Jun 02, 2017 - (All Day Event)
      This valuable one-day event is designed to engage library leaders at the top or on their way to the top. Public, academic and specialty librarians all have a chance to learn about the key issues and future of libraries. Anyone looking to broaden their perspective should attend!
  • Jun
    13