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  • December 1st, 2016 (Vol.23 No.22) ASSOCIATION NEWS
    Letter from OLA President, Elsa Loftis “In our democratic society, the library stands for hope, for learning, for progress, for literacy, for self-improvement and for civic engagement. The library is a symbol of opportunity, citizenship, equality, freedom of speech and freedom of thought, and hence, is a symbol for democracy...
  • December 1st, 2016 (Vol.23 No.22) ASSOCIATION NEWS
    Upcoming OLA Events Friday December 2, 2016 10 am – 3 pm OLA Board Meeting  at Eugene Public Library   Friday December 9, 2016 12 pm – 3 pm ACRL-OR Board Meeting
  • December 1st, 2016 (Vol.23 No.22) LIBRARY NEWS
    Digital Resources The Statewide Database Licensing Program provides access to over 300 ebook titles from Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL). The complete list of available titles has been updated to include information about the audience (Adult, College/Academic, Elementary, Middle School, High School) and a short annotation for each title. This...
  • December 1st, 2016 (Vol.23 No.22) OPPORTUNITY FOR ENRICHMENT
    PLA Grants and Awards Deadline: December 5, 2016 The Public Library Association has nine service awards and grants to highlight the best in public library service and honor those bringing innovation, creativity, and dedication to public libraries. Consider nominating yourself, a colleague, or your library today! The PLA Awards include:...
  • December 1st, 2016 (Vol. 23 No.22) PEOPLE
    New Member Profile: M. Brooke Robertshaw I’m the Assessment Librarian at Oregon State University, Corvallis campus. This is my first library job. Prior to coming to OSU I was at Purdue University in the Office of Institutional Assessment. While I was at Purdue I got a chance to work with...
  • November 15th, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 21) Association News
    Oregon Mock Caldecott Join picture-book lovers from around the state for a fun and thought-provoking look at the Caldecott Medal process. Our morning workshop will focus on practical ideas for using Caldecott books in programs, followed by small group discussions of the 10 books up for discussion. Be part of...
  • November 15th, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 21) Association News
    2nd Annual Mock Pura Belpré Award Saturday, December 10th, 10-4 @ Lebanon Public Library REFORMA Oregon Round Table (RORT) is launching, for the second time, the Mock Pura Belpré Award. This is a great opportunity, not only for librarians and library staff who are working with Latino and/or Spanish speaking...
  • November 15th, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 21) Association News
    OYAN Mock Printz Award Workshop We are pleased to announce that registration for the 2017 OYAN Mock Printz Award Workship is now open! All Oregon young adult literature lovers, both teens and waaaay older teens, should 1) register for the Mock Printz Workshop and 2) get started reading! The details:...
  • November 15th, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 21) Association News
    ACRL Professional Development Scholarships The deadline to apply for the first round of the Professional Development Scholarships is Wednesday, November 30, 2016! Up to three $250 scholarships may be awarded this year. The ACRL-OR Professional Development Scholarships may be used toward conferences, workshops, courses, seminars, or other learning opportunities. All...
  • November 15th, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 21) Library News
    Library Election Results Unofficial November 8, 2016 Election Results as of 8:00 a.m. November 9, 2016. Measure 20-258 – Library District Five-Year Local Option Levy for General Operations – Lane County Question:  Shall Fern Ridge Library District levy $0.50 per $1,000 assessed value for operating purposes for five years beginning...

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