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  • 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...
  • May 2nd, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 10) Association News
    Congratualation to the 2016 Award Winners The Oregon Library Association was privileged to announce the winners of a few of the 2016 OLA awards at this year’s conference. Congratulations and many thanks to the winners for their hard work and dedication! OLA Distinguished Service Award: Mary Finnegan (2016) The OLA...
  • May 2nd, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 10) Conference
    NW Central OLA Conference Resources Didn’t make it to the OLA Conference this year? Wish that you had taken better notes? Don’t worry, NW Central has you covered! You can access the slideshows, handouts and other conference session materials via Northwest Central’s conference page. 
  • May 2nd, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 10) Library News
    2016 Teen Summer Reading Video Challenge Congratulations to Salem Public Library’s Teen Advisory Board and Teen Librarian Sonja Somerville for winning the 2016 teen summer reading video challenge! Watch their winning video online now. The Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) Teen Video Challenge is a national competition for teens to...

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OLA 2016-17 Board Election Now Closed

Congratulations to

Vice President / President Election - Buzzy Nielsen
Secretary - Damon Campbell
ALA Chapter Councilor - Danielle Jones


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The OLA Quarterly Journal has a new home!
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