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Calling All Future Library Leaders: ILLA Deadline Quickly Approaching
The Indiana State Library is calling on all future library leaders to apply for the 2013 Indiana Librarian Leadership Academy by Sunday, May 12, 2013 . This is a great opportunity to learn from field experts, network with the next generation of library leaders, and understand the major landscape changes within the library industry
The State Library's Professional Development Committee established the Academy to prepare emerging library leaders for 21st-Century challenges. Future and current library leaders of all backgrounds, with all kinds of experience, and in all types of libraries are encouraged to apply for the 2nd-annual program.
Members of the Indiana State Library Professional Development Committee will review all applications as part of a competitive selection process. Only applications completed by the deadline, including all letters of reference, and meet requirements will be considered.
Support Indiana Libraries Online During National Legislative Day
Just because you cannot attend today's national legislation Day at the nation’s capitol, library advocates can still be a part of the effort by calling and/or e-mailing their elected officials through this Friday, May 10. In light of these opportunities, the ALA is hosting Virtual Library Legislative Day, an opportunity for all library advocates to make their voices heard on a national level. Visit the National Legislation Day website for talking points to include when writing or calling your legislators.
Additionally, the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) offers you a way to advocate for teen library services with just two clicks of a mouse. Check out the Tweet Your U.S. Senator and Tweet Your U.S. Representative maps developed by YALSA’s Legislative Committee. The following message will automatically generate, tweeted to your senator: "Pls fund LSTA @ $184.7m & Innovative Aprchs 2 Literacy @ $28.6m 4 FY14. Libraries boost teen learning http://ow.ly/kxvqM #NLLD."
National Library Legislative Day began in 1976. In 2003, Friends of Libraries U.S.A. began a virtual component to engage Friends of the Library groups, library advocates and supporters around the country who could not travel to Washington, D.C. for the main event. Now in its 11th consecutive year, the virtual campaign continues to support the efforts of those who attend this important day in Washington, D.C. and meet with their elected officials in person.
Covington-Veedersburg Public Library Goes Live on Evergreen Indiana
The Covington-Veedersburg Public Library (CVPL) recently became the 102nd Indiana library to go live on Evergreen Indiana! on April 30, 2013. With the addition of CVPL, Evergreen Indiana now serves a population of 981,929 Hoosiers statewide!
The Evergreen Indiana Consortium routinely considers membership applications from Indiana public libraries. A public library simply needs its board’s approval and submit the Evergreen Indiana Membership Packet to apply. Learn more about the benefits of joining the Evergreen Indiana Consortium by reviewing information and resources for interested libraries, or contacting Shauna Borger at 317.234.6536 or sborger@library.IN.gov.
Register Today Indiana Broadband Summit
The Indiana Broadband Summit is coming to the Indiana State Library on May 30th. The Summit will cover broadband accessibility and connectivity from both a statewide and national perspective. Sessions will be led by Indiana's Geographic Information Officer, ENA and Urban Libraries Council. The Summit will also discuss the Building Digital Communities Framework from IMLS.
The Summit and lunch are FREE, but register today as space is limited.
Readers' Advisory for Youth - Middlebury
Every Child R2R 2nd Edition
Institutional Libraries Spring Workshop
Indiana Broadband Summit
2013 Public Library Budget Webinar Workshop
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