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Thursday, June 04, 2020 12:00 AM

MLA Connect Coffee Hour: Reopening Plans

Grab a cozy mug of your favorite beverage and join MLA Executive Director, Debbie Mikula as she moderates a panel discussion of how libraries across the state are planning their safe reopening. Panelists will discuss how they created their libraries' reopening plans, important phases and milestones included in their plans, and hurdles their libraries are facing. Each panelist will have 10 minutes to review the major components of their plan, followed by discussion.

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Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:00 AM

MLA Connect Coffee Hour: How Michigan Local Governments Are Responding to COVID-19

MLA welcomes Neil Sheridan, Executive Director of the Michigan Townships Association (MTA) and Dan Gilmartin, Executive Director and CEO of Michigan Municipal League (MML) for a discussion on how the COVID-19 crisis is impacting local government service delivery, what long term changes may be in store for those who provide services to our citizens and how state and federal resources will be affected.

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Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:00 AM

MLA Connect Coffee Hour: Summer Reading Programs 2020

With limited services, reduced access to library spaces, and socially distant staff and patrons, how should we approach summer reading programs? Join Cathy Lancaster from the Library of Michigan as we discuss the best practices and ideas for youth service staff to navigate through 2020 summer program ideas.


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Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:00 AM

MLA Connect Coffee Hour: Human Resources in the Time of COVID-19

Dealing with new and unexpected HR issues? Wondering how to handle employee schedules and pay during library closures? Interested in best practices to help guide you? Carol Stone, SPHR, Director of Human Resources & Labor Relations for the City of Midland will join MLA to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic from an HR Director’s perspective. Grab a cup of coffee and come with your questions ready at 10:00 am on Wednesday, May 13.


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Thursday, May 07, 2020 12:00 AM

MLA Connect Coffee Hour: COVID-19 in Small and Rural Libraries

Grab a cup of joe and join Director of the Presque Isle District Library, and newest member of the MLA Board of Directors, Amber Alexander, for a discussion on how COVID-19 has impacted smaller and rural libraries. MLA Event and Programming Director Amber Sheerin will facilitate this conversation and audience interaction and questions will be welcome!

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