Category Archives: Conferences

What I did at AkLA 2019 – the conference edition

What a whirlwind—I can’t believe the conference is over! A comprehensive summary of my #AkLA19 experience would be much too long, so I’ll just do one highlight per session (mostly): On Thursday evening the opening reception was at the Andrew … Continue reading

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#AkLA19 – Getting there …

Nothing like random patches of black ice to get your heart started! But to begin at the beginning … After a quick and uneventful flight last night, with good company and a very nice colleague who drove us into town … Continue reading

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What I did at PNLA 2018

I spent last week at the 2018 Pacific Northwest Library Association Conference in Kalispell, Montana. Here’s what I did there: August 1:  It was a beautiful day, but very, very hot! The mountains are visible through a light haze of … Continue reading

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DirLead, days 3 & 4

Day 3 of the DirLead meeting was filled with more great experiences. Cheryl Gould led us through activities in change resilience and conflict resolution.  Four of us had a memorable walk in the woods at the end of the day, … Continue reading

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DirLead, day 2

DirLead is a group of directors of the twenty largest public libraries in Alaska. There is a DirLead listserv to exchange information and ask/give advice among members, a meeting at the annual Alaska Library Association (AkLA) Conference in late winter, … Continue reading

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