Special Events

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Meet & Mingle with Exhibitors

   Tuesday, November 1

   4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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.

 

♦ WLA Foundation Silent Auction

   Wednesday, November 2

   10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    

   Thursday, November 3

   8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

   3:30 p.m. - pay and pickup

Bid on items to benefit the Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries, such as art works, collectibles, antiques and much more.

 

♦ Tour of the Treasures of the Krug Rare Books Room

   Milwaukee Public Library Central Branch

   Wednesday, November 2

    2:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Transportation will be provided; availability based on first-come, first served.

 

♦ Tour of the Milwaukee County Zoo Library

   Wednesday, November 2

    2:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  

Transportation will be provided; availability based on first-come, first served.

♦ Reception and Tour

   Milwaukee Public Library Central Branch

   Wednesday, November 2

   4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

 

♦ Tweet-Up and Meet-Up!

   Hilton - Miller Time Pub

   Wednesday, November 2

   5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

 

♦ SPiNGALACTIC WLA Foundation Fundraiser

   Wednesday, November 2

   8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Sponsored by Engberg Anderson and Maris Associates!

Enjoy friends and friendly competition at the annual WLA Foundation fundraiser, this year at SPiN Milwaukee. SPiN is a unique 16,500 square foot table-tennis social club located at Chicago and Water in downtown Milwaukee's trendy yet Historic Third Ward. Whether you like to chop, drop or kill - or none of the above - it'll be a fun time!  

The club sports 12 top-quality table-tennis courts on cushioned Olympic-competition flooring, plus a 13th stadium-like center court. SPiN Milwaukee houses a pro shop, restaurant, bar, lounge, and two private event rooms.  

Your $35 ticket covers table-tennis, one drink, light snacks and a $20 charitable contribution to WLAF to benefit the Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries. Cash bar available. Shuttle service provided.

♦ Tour of the Villard Avenue Library

   Thursday, November 3

   10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Transportation will be provided; availability based on first-come, first served.

 

♦ Tour of the Milwaukee Art Museum Research Library

   Thursday, November 3

   10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Transportation will be provided; availability based on first-come, first served.

 

♦ Tour of the Milwaukee County Zoo Library

   Thursday, November 3

    2:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  

Transportation will be provided; availability based on first-come, first served.

 

♦ Awards & Honors Banquet

   Thursday, November 3

   7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

   

They have left their imprints on our libraries.  Please join us for this annual celebration in recognition of those professionals who symbolize the best in librarianship and support of libraries.  Dinner will be followed by presentation of various awards.