Programs - Tuesday

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Check out the WLA Conference At a Glance for a quick overview of activities and programs throughout the conference


9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Library Journal's Lead the Change 
Suite B
Suite C (lunch)

Registration fee: $50 WLA members/$80 non-members

This program will feature speakers and leadership building exercises for all types of library staff; you do not have to be a director or supervisor to attend this event.  For more information, please visit Library Journal's website:  Cost includes a luncheon, generously underwritten by UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies.

Sponsored by WLA WeLead and UW-Milwaukee SOIS

12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

WLAF Silent Auction & Crafty Fair Drop-Off
Kalahari Convention Center - Exhibit Hall 


1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Teen Librarian Expo
Suite E-F

Registration fee: $20 WLA members/$35 non-members

Calling all teen, tween or teen-curious librarians!  From novice to expert, all are welcome at this Expo.  Looking to swap and share practical ideas on teen services?  Attend this workshop to experience hands-on Makerspace projects and breakout sessions such as Advocacy, Teen Advisory Groups, Book Parties and Pop Culture Programming, Behavior Management and Technology!  Oh, and No-Big-Deal, but there will be a nacho bar to fuel all the activities packed into this 4 hour preconference.  Whether this is the only part of WLA you can attend or just your warm-up to the conference, your attendance is requested.  This is open to anyone working in, with, over, around, through youth services!  Limited to 50 registrants.

Sponsored by WLA YSS and DPI

1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

System and Resource Library Administrators' Association of Wisconsin (SRLAAW) Meeting

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

WLA Finance Committee Meeting

3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Kalahari Convention Center - North Atrium 


4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

WPLC Meeting

Wisconsin Association of Public Libraries (WAPL) Board Meeting 

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Wisconsin Library Association (WLA) Board Meeting


7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Early Bird Conference Reception
Kalahari Convention Center - North Atrium 

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