Tuesday 10/16

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12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.  


"Interesting" Times of Intellectual Freedom:  an IFRT Pre-conference


Pre-registration required using the WLA Conference registration form. Flyer in PDF

Fee:    $40

$30/student rate

Judith Krug, Director, American Library Association, Office of Intellectual Freedom

Find out about important legal and ethical topics affecting the library community today, and reflect on how they can impact your role as a librarian, library staff member, library educator or trustee.


1:00 p.m. -- 4:00 p.m.

Living Your Life on Purpose: Developing a Personal Mission

Meeting Room 7

Pre-registration required

Fee:  $40

Joan Gillman, Director, Small Business Development Center, UW-Madison

The WeLead Task Force invites all WLA members to participate in this leadership pre-conference, featuring Joan Gillman, Director of the Small Business Development Center at the UW-Madison. Joan speaks internationally on business development and leadership topics and will share one of her most popular programs, on developing a life of purpose and satisfaction. Small group discussions, where you can share your own experiences and learn from your peers, follow Joan's presentation.
Sponsor:  WeLead


3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.


KI Convention Center


4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Vendor Reception

Exhibits Hall

Join us for a kickoff reception with hors d’ oeuvres and a cash bar, and take some time to meet and greet your colleagues and WLA members.

Sponsor:  WLA Conference Committee

Wisconsin Association of Public Libraries Board Meeting 

Meeting Room 5A


6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Wisconsin Library Association Board Meeting