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  • July 1st, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 13) Association News
    Registration for the 2016 Support Staff Conference ends July 10th! Don’t delay! There are only a few days left to register for this exciting learning opportunity. This year’s conference will be held in beautiful Wilsonville, Oregon in the Holiday Inn Portland South. Easily accessible from the freeway and recently remodeled...
  • July 1st, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 13) Library News
    Answerland Update Starting today, July 1st, Answerland service will be temporarily unavailable. The State Library began the process of acquiring new software for Answerland with an evaluation process that began in March. Although the evaluation named OCLC’s QuestionPoint as the Apparent Successful Proposer and started contract negotiations in early May,...
  • July 1st, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 13) Library News
    Eugene Public Library Extends Hours Thanks to the support of a five year levy approved by City of Eugene voters in November 2015, all locations of Eugene Public Library will be open more hours each week starting July 1. At Bethel and Sheldon Branches, the new schedule will increase open...
  • June 1st, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 12) Association News
    OLA SSD ANNUAL CONFERENCE FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016 8am-4pm Wilsonville, OR Registration now open! Click here to register Holiday Inn Portland South 25425 SW 95th Avenue Wilsonville, OR 97070 PHONE: (503)682-2211 This year’s conference will be held in beautiful Wilsonville, Oregon in the Holiday Inn Portland South. Easily accessible from the freeway...
  • June 1st, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 12) Association News
    OLA Election Results The winners of the OLA election have been determined! The following individuals will serve as officers on the OLA Executive Board beginning Fall of 2016. Buzzy Nielsen has been elected the Vice President/President-Elect. He will serve on the board for three years as VP, President, and then...
  • May 15th, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 11) Association News
    Only Two Days Left to Vote! Thank you to all that have voted already in the 2016 OLA Board Election.  For those of you that have not, please take a moment to cast your vote and choose who will lead OLA in continuing its important role of leading and supporting...
  • May 15th, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 11) Association News
    Registration Open for the OLA SSD Division 2016 Conference We’re delighted to announce that registration for the OLA SSD (Support Staff Division) 2016 conference is now open! Visit  the conference webpage to view our sessions and our fantastic speakers, check out the menu, get hotel info including how to get...
  • May 15th, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 11) Association News
    2016 Evelyn Sibley Lampman Award Winner The Evelyn Sibley Lampman Award, presented by the Children’s Services Division of the Oregon Library Association  is given in memory of the noted Oregon teacher, journalist and author of children’s books. Established in 1982, it is Oregon’s most notable children’s library service award. Congratulations...
  • May 15th, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 11) Library News
    Social Worker at Multnomah County Library Susan  Voss-Rothmeier joined Multnomah County Library as the system’s first social worker providing social services and resources to vulnerable patrons at the library. Her position was developed as a one year pilot program and follows in the heels of other major library systems such...
  • May 2nd, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 10) Association News
    2016 OLA Election Now Open!  Please take a moment to cast your vote and choose who will lead OLA in continuing its important role of leading and supporting Oregon libraries. Voting will close at midnight, May 17. Follow this link to read about the candidates: Candidates Statements Follow this link to access...

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