2016 WLA Conference
October 25-28, 2016
Exhibits: October 26-27
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
1721 West Canal Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Architectural Design Consultants, Inc. — Booth 210
30 Wisconsin Dells Parkway
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Representative: Dave Cameron
Our architectural and interior design professionals will guide you through creating or improving your library, enhancing its position as an important and valued community asset.
Asset Control Solutions — Booth 107
2040 E. Algonquin Road, #506
Schaumburg, IL 60173-4160
Representatives: Kim Falco, Sean Rager
ACS specializes in fixed asset inventory and valuation for public sector clients nationwide.
Baker & Taylor — Booth 514
2550 W. Tyvola Road, Suite 300
Charlotte, NC 28217-4579
Representative: Jennifer Rose
Baker & Taylor, Inc., is a global information and entertainment services company offering print and digital books and entertainment products along with value-added services to libraries, education institutions and retailers.
Boopsie, Inc. — Booth 203
157 S. Murphy Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94086-6113
Representatives: Mary Casey, Angela Abel
Boopsie builds mobile apps for libraries that put all your assets in one convenient place offering 24/7 patron access with the touch of a button.
Brodart Co. — Booth 206
500 Arch Street
Williamsport, PA 17701
Representative: Michael Davis
Brodart strives to be an extension of your staff. We focus strictly on libraries and their needs to provide customizable services from selection to shelf.
Camera Corner/Connecting Point — Booths 304/306
529 N. Monroe Avenue
Green Bay, WI 54305-0248
Representatives: Beth Vander Loop, Lori Learn
CESA Purchasing — Booth 410
1121 Innovation Drive, Suite 115
Whitewater, WI 53190
Representatives: Cynthia Holt, Rob Everhart
CESA Purchasing is a statewide Wisconsin cooperative that works with local and national vendors to provide contracts for K12 schools, libraries and other nonprofit educational entities.
Children's Plus, Inc. — Booth 406
1387 Dutch American Way
Beecher, IL 60401-5094
Representatives: Rick Ziebart, Ed McCabe, Rob Innes
Children's Plus offers nearly 300,000 titles in our K-12 children's and young adult collection. We specialize in custom lists, 100% guaranteed prebinds and service.
Clear Image Solutions — Booth 101
5439 Oakwood Avenue
Stevens Point, WI 54482-9162
Representatives: Neil Milkowski, Bob Czechowicz
Visit Neil to see the world's best-selling, ALL NEW ST ViewScan III Digital Microfilm Scanning System featuring an exclusive 14 MegaPixel COLOR camera. Scan your microfilm AND 35mm Kodak color slides with one system!
Colibri Systems North America — Booth 209
925 Vista Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15205-1218
Representative: Tom Rankin
An automatic book covering system covers books in 20 seconds! No glue, tape or scissors.
Cooperative Children's Book Center — Booths 112/114
600 North Park Street, Room 4290
Madison, WI 53706
Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) displays a selection of books published for children and young adults in 2016.
Demco — Booth 300
4810 Forest Run Road
Madison, WI 53704
Representative: Michelle Montgomery
Demco provides solutions to help libraries meet the needs of their customers. From supplies to innovative spaces, our unique family of brands provide the products and services you need to create an inviting environment.
DLSG at Image Access — Booth 310
543 NW 77th Street
Boca Raton, FL 33487
Representatives: Ian Minnerly, Mark Surkis
DLSG leads in 21st Century hybrid-library digitization products: scan, copy and fax systems. DLSG also leads in digital archival and ILL/Digital Document Delivery.
e-ImageData Corporation — Booth 303
340 Grant Street
Hartford, WI 53027-1075
Representatives: Jeff Middleton, Jim Westoby
E-Image Data manufactures the market-leading ScanPro Microfilm Scanners. Stop and see the ScanPro 1100, the full featured Microfilm Scanner at an affordable price.
EBSCO Information Services — Booth 200
10 Estes Street
Ipswich, MA 01938
Representatives: Jaye Hess, Kirk Powell
EBSCO Information Services offers premium content through databases, journals and magazines, e-books and more, including subscription management for more than 360,000 serials, plus more than 57,000 e-journals and access to 800,000+ e-books. EBSCO provides a versatile discovery tool for searching across all library resources and EBSCO's content and feature-rich technology platforms serve the needs of researchers at all levels.
ELM USA "Pay As You Go" Disc Repair — Booth 106
1611 Barclay Road
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Representative: Ralph Gutierrez
Affordable "Pay per disc repair" is here! FREE machine. FREE ongoing supplies. Lifetime warranty. Only 25¢ per repair!
Elsevier — Booth 305
230 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10169
Representatives: Karen Wheeler, Sergey Mikhaylov
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that help you make better decisions, deliver better care and, sometimes, make groundbreaking discoveries in science, health and technology.
Embury Ltd — Booth 201 WLA Member
809 Burton Blvd., Unit E
DeForest, WI 53532
Representatives: Bruce Deming, Mona Deming
Embury Ltd specializes in the design, sales and service of library furnishing and accessories.
Engberg Anderson, Inc. — Booth 301 WLA Member
320 East Buffalo Street, Suite 500
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Representative: William Robison
Having worked with 150+ libraries of all shapes and sizes, Engberg Anderson is a leader in the architecture, planning and interior design of library spaces.
FEH Design — Booth 315
W316 S525 Christopher Way
Delafield, WI 53018-3205
Representatives: Gregg Baum, Kevin Eipperle, Denny Sharp, Michelle Cramblit
FEH Design is an architectural, structural, engineering and interior design firm serving libraries for decades having completed more than 100 library projects in the last 30 years.
Grey House, Salem Press & Financial Ratings Series — Booth 113
4919 Route 22
PO Box 56
Amenia, NY 12501
Representatives: Brian Ahern, Grey Halstead, Cindy Halstead
Authoritative reference materials for libraries of all sizes. Titles include business, health, literature, science, careers and financial literacy. All available in print or online.
HGA Architects & Engineers — Booth 308 WLA Member
333 E. Erie Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202-6005
Representative: Jane Dedering
HGA Architects and Engineers is a full-service architecture, engineering and planning firm. A nationally recognized, award-winning firm, HGA's comprehensive solutions correspond with each client.
Hope Institute of Uganda — Booth 109
1260 Milton Avenue, Suite 170
Janesville, WI 53546
Representative: Gideon Ngobi, Susane Wade
Handcrafted items, gifts made from recycled materials and book Hope for Joy.
Indus MIS Inc. — Booth 111
340 South Oak Street
West Salem, WI 54669
Representatives: Brian Bowar, Scott Stenslien
Manufacturer of book scanners and micrographics.
Ingram Library Services — Booth 314
One Ingram Blvd
La Vergne, TN 37086-3629
Representative: Eric Shotwell
Ingram Library Services delivers innovative systems, expertise, and precise assistance in developing and maintaining your library's collection. Ingram helps librarians through our vast title selection, easy-to-use search and ordering tools, collection analytics, and customized cataloguing and processing. We offer expert collection development services from MLS-degreed librarians who use Ingram's inventory of content to help position your library for the future. We know librarians are busy, and Ingram is here to make sure you spend less time at your desk and more time with your community.
Junior Library Guild - Booth 411
7858 Industrial Parkway
Plain City, OH 43064-9468
Representative: Joe Young
Junior Library Guild is the collection development and book review service relied upon by thousands of schools and public libraries.
Library Furniture International, Inc. — Booth 309
1945 Techny Road, Unit 10
Northbrook, IL 60062-5306
Representatives: Meghann Replin, Scott Fairbanks
Sales and installation of library furniture.
Maris Associates — Booth 208
3175 Willowgate Pass
Colgate, WI 53017-9346
Representatives: Maris Dambekaln, Ingeborg Froiland
Children's, young adult and adult books, e-books and online databases.
MidCo Inc. — Booth 510
N18 W6873 Partridge Court
Cedarburg, WI 53012
Representatives: Michael D. Guzan, Tony Johnson, Julie Kostner
Established in 1960, MidCo has grown from a small intercom/paging contractor to a nationally-recognized communications, data network and security systems integrator.
Milwaukee Working (a division of Community Warehouse) — Booth 409
521 South 9th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Representatives: Steve Lied, Don Dowdy
Milwaukee Working is part of a nonprofit 501c3 organization. Our Books for Jobs Program makes use of donated books and media to provide job opportunities for background-challenged individuals, so they can transform their lives through the dignity of work.
MITINET, Inc. — Booth 313
1039 N Edge Trail
Verona, WI 53593-1395
Representatives: Jeff Wheeler, Joe Abrisz, Justin Hoelscher, Jackie Harrison-Jewell
Mitinet Library Services' flagship product, BestMARC, is a cloud-based MARC record database management service. We also offer database clean-ups, RDA conversions and other custom services.
National Network of Libraries of Medicine-GMR — Booth 512
Hardin Library for the Health Sciences
600 Newton Road
Iowa City, IA 52242
Representatives: Bobbi Newman, Liz Kiscaden
The world's largest biomedical library, providing free access to MEDLINE/PubMED and to other biomedical, environmental and health information databases for medical professionals and patients.
Nature's Niche — Booth 115
5223 Hwy 66
Stevens Point, WI 54481
Representative: Dino Tlachac
Nature's Niche is a forever animal rescue that infuses hands-on education! Experience the world from rainforest to reptiles with Dino and his Creature Teachers!
OPN Architects — Booth 215
301 N. Broom Street
Madison, WI 53703-5216
Representatives: Bradd Brown, Mindy Sorg, Wesley Reynolds, Brent Pauba, Bryan Mann, Malorie Hepner, Ryan Frank, Hilary Byrne
OPN's approach to library design is based on our belief that libraries should be unique and specific to the needs of the community, efficient to operate and beautiful in design.
Organic Arts — Booth 500
2609 S. Delaware Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53207-2301
Representatives: David HB Drake, Jean-Andrew, Linda Sandersen, Paul Akert, Dr.Sky Schultz, Michael Drake, Twila Bergeron, Wildflower
Organic Arts is a collective of lifelong professional performing artists/educators providing music, storytelling, natural history programs and workshops to schools, libraries, communities and family organizations.
OverDrive — Booth 207
One OverDrive Way
Cleveland, OH 44125
Representative: Kristin Preyss
Create your virtual Branch! OverDrive® enables you to offer bestselling audiobooks, eBooks, streaming video and periodicals online 24/7 - from your library's website.
Penquin Random House - Books on Tape — Booth 404
2804 Royal Fox Drive
St. Charles, IL 60174-8720
Representatives: Robert Innes, Ann Innes
Publisher of fiction and nonfiction audio books for children and adults, packaged for the library market.
The Penworthy Company — Booth 212
219 N Milwaukee Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202-5811
Representatives: Anne Broda, Laquen Koester
Penworthy Prebound Books for grades preK-6 are high quality books that feature durable binding, new titles monthly and free shipping.
Playway Pre-Loaded Products by Findaway — Booth 100
31999 Aurora Road
Solon, OH 44139
Representative: Peter Wuerl
Playaway Products bring you everything from audio to apps for use in libraries, schools or military installations.
ProQuest — Booth 103
789 E. Eisenhauer Parkway
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-3218
Representative: Boe Horton, Lauri Vance, Austin McLean, Jamie Ryan
ProQuest is a technology company that advances global knowledge by making researchers and research institutions more productive.
Rainbow Book Company — Booth 401
100 N. Fairway Drive, Suite 120
Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1859
Representatives: Scott Erickson, Tim Carlmark
Distributor of children's books, K through 12, offering bilingual and Spanish titles, e-books and easy readers.
Recorded Books — Booth 414
270 Skipjack Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Representative: Bill Schwarting
Recorded Books provides e-books, audiobooks, language-learning programs, films and other products for public and university libraries. RBdigital from Recorded Books offers electronic resources and digital databases.
ReferenceUSA — Booth 102
1020 East 1st Street
Papillion, NE 68046-7611
Representative: Nancy Spidle
ReferenceUSA helps library patrons access the most accurate, up-to-date and reliable business and consumer data for reference and research purposes.
Scholastic Library Publishing — Booth 307
1030 O'Ryan Trail N
West Lakeland, MN 55082-1888
Representative: Gabe Flynn
Awarding-winning book series and digital resources for public libraries. Children's Press, Rookie Readers, Book Flix, True Flix, Science Flix and Scholastic Go!
SirsiDynix — Booth 311
3300 N Ashton Blvd., Suite 500
Lehi, UT 84043-5340
Representatives: Adam Johnson, Jim Schwieters
SirsiDynix library management technology is constructed to be open, scalable and robust, offering a complete out-of-the-box solution and unparalleled flexibility through APIs and web services.
SMA GmbH Analogue Imaging — Booth 408
N73W23354 Fontaine Circle
Sussex, WI 53089-5715
Representatives: Jill Baldwin, Aaron Burkel, Petra Martinez
Proudly distributing German manufactured SMA VERSASCAN (Large Format Flatbed Scanners), SMA SCANMASTER (Book Scanners), SMA ROBOSCAN (Robotic Book Scanners) and SMA Archive Writers (Microfilm Writers).
Tech Logic Corporation — Booth 412
835 Hale Avenue N
Oakdale, MN 55128
Representative: Mark Sporle
Tech Logic, a leader and pioneer in library automated material handling, provides the most innovative, reliable and cost effective library solutions exclusively for libraries.
Today's Business Solutions — Booth 312
7820 S Quincy Street
Willowbrook, IL 60527-5534
Representatives: Tim McGahan, Lou Flavio
TBS is a provider of high-tech library solutions; enhancing patrons' experience with computer reservation, mobile printing, print management, scan stations and a payment kiosk with PC Compliant Credit/Debit Card solutions.
Turtleback Books — Booth 105
3401 Chouteau Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63103-2913
Representative: Paul Yemm
At Turtleback Books, we are dedicated to providing children and adults with the most popular literature in a sturdy hardcover library binding created for the highly demanding school and library environment.
USDA Rural Development — Booth 108
5417 Clem's Way
Stevens Point, WI 54482-8801
Representative: Brian Deaner
Federal financial assistance to provide or improve essential community services.
UW-Madison School of Library & Information Studies* — Booth 400
600 North Park Street
Madison, WI 53706
Representatives: Meredith Lowe, Anna Palmer
SLIS, the iSchool at UW-Madison, offers on-campus and online options for a Master's degree in Library and Information Studies, as well as numerous continuing education opportunities.
UW-Madison, Wisconsin TechSearch — Booth 211
215 Randall Avenue
Madison, WI 53706
Representative: Rachel Watters
WTS provides document delivery, interlibrary loan and research services from the UW-Madison Libraries to businesses across Wisconsin and the United States.
UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies* — Booth 214
P. O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413
Representatives: Sharon Lake, Chad Zahrt, Julie Walker, Twyla McGhee, Laura Meyer, Jim Schultz, Claire Schultz, Tomas Lipinski
Through leading international faculty, undergraduate, master's and doctoral degree programs, and institutional partnerships spanning the globe, SOIS prepares students for success in our information world.
University of Wisconsin Press — Booth 202
1930 Monroe Street, Third Floor
Madison, WI 53711
Representative: Andrea Christofferson
Publisher and distributor of regional, scholarly and general interest books.
Upstart — Booth 302
P.O. Box 7820
Madison, WI 53707-7829
Representative: Heidi Green
Upstart reading promotions include posters, bookmarks and incentives to get kids excited about reading.
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction — Booths 403/405
2109 S. Stoughton Road
Madison, WI 53716-2851
Representatives: Kara Ripley, Ben Miller
DPI provides leadership, advocacy, assistance, planning, coordination, funding and resources to support libraries, education and lifelong learning in Wisconsin.
WiLS/Recollection Wisconsin — Booths 413/415
1360 Regent Street, #121
Madison, WI 53715-1255
Representatives: Jeff Brunner, Melody Clark, Andrea Coffin, Sara Gold, Lisa Marten, Melissa McLimans, Stefanie Morrill, Emily Pfotenhauer, Bruce Smith
WiLS is a nonprofit membership organization that facilitates collaborative projects and services to save our members time and money and to advance library services. Recollection Wisconsin is a collaborative digital program that brings together photographs, documents and other unique local resources from libraries, archives, historical societies and museums across Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Historical Society — Booth 104
816 State Street Rm 443
Madison, WI 53706-1417
Representatives: John Friend, Eli Brunet, Halley Pucker
The Wisconsin Historical Society collects, preserves, and shares our stories through archives, images and microfilms, programs, sites, publications, and more! Stop by our booth and say hello.
Wisconsin Public Television — Booth 205
821 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706-1412
Representatives: Michael Harryman, Erik Ernst, Tim Schneider, Jonna Mayberry, Mike McKenzie
Wisconsin Public Television provides access to local and national content, extending its reach and impact in the communities we serve.
Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library — Booth 204
813 W. Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233-1436
Representative: Becky Manz
WTBBL serves people with visual or physical impairments or reading disabilities. We offer audio-described movies, braille materials, players, and books, magazines and newspapers for listening.
720 East Locust
Milwaukee WI 53212-2547
Representatives: Anne Kingsbury, Carolyn Elmer, Chuch Stebelton, Karl Gartung
Woodland Pattern is a nonprofit literary arts center, which specializes in contemporary literature, with emphasis on poetry, small press and cross cultural titles.
180 North LaSalle Street, Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60601
Representatives: Mike Kane, Sharon Kane
Award-winning, sole source library and classroom references featuring cutting-edge PK-Adult World Book Web, World Book Encyclopedia and PK-Intermediate nonfiction series for early skills, social studies and sciences.
Yerges Moving and Storage - Booth 402
P. O. Box 339
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538-0339
Representative: Kevin Becker
Commercial movers with extensive experience in library relocation and remodeling projects. Also movers of medical equipment and household furniture. Onsite storage available.
*Thanks to those exhibitors for joining us in the Exhibit Hall every year for at least the last ten years.
Wisconsin Library Association
4610 S Biltmore Lane, Suite 100
Madison, WI 53718-2153
Career Center — Booth 407
Wisconsin Small Libraries Section — Booth 508
Youth Services Section — Booth 110
Wisconsin Library Association Foundation
4610 S Biltmore Lane, Suite 100
Madison, WI 53718-2153
Get Lucky Trivia Fundraiser — Serenity
Silent Auction — Event Center