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Radisson Hotel and La Crosse Center South Hall
Harborview Plaza
La Crosse, WI 54601
October 23-26, 2018

 

Check out the WLA Conference At a Glance for a quick overview or the Conference Booklet for complete descriptions of activities and programs.

Tuesday, October 23

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

RA For All
Radisson Hotel La Crosse - Iowa

Wednesday, October 24

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Virtual Library Cards--Fine Free Forever
La Crosse Center South Hall - B1


1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

To Fine or Not to Fine: One Library's Quest to Answer the Simple Question "Why Don't People Return Their Library Books?"
La Crosse Center South Hall - Ballroom C

Under the Hood: Discovering How the WLA Engine Works
La Crosse Center South Hall - B4

Using Retail Customer Service Tools to Improve the Patron Experience at a Public Library
La Crosse Center South Hall - B3

 
2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

An Unexpected Partnership: Adult and Youth Programmers Teaming Up to Improve Early Literacy Rates
La Crosse Center South Hall - B2

Books, Brews and Bands: Your Guide to a Successful NEA Big Read
La Crosse Center South Hall - B1

Mix Things Up: Digitize Your Teaching
La Crosse Center South Hall - Ballroom A

 
4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

At the Movies XI: Book Over, Man!
La Crosse Center South Hall - Ballroom C

Youth Services Coding Collective
La Crosse Center South Hall - B2


5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

WLA Annual Membership Meeting


Thursday, October 25

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Health Literacy for the Rest of Us
La Crosse Center South Hall - Boardroom B

"I'll have that $10 sandwich, for $7, please": Saying Enough to Inequitable County Reimbursement
La Crosse Center South Hall - Ballroom A

Nighttime is Teen Time
La Crosse Center South Hall - B3

Not-So-Passive Programming
La Crosse Center South Hall - B2

Shaking Up Your Collections!
La Crosse Center South Hall - B1

Transform Your Library with a One-Page Strategic Plan
La Crosse Center South Hall - Ballroom C


11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Say What You Meme: Book Displays for Every Patron and Occasion
La Crosse Center South Hall - B1

Why I Read Picture Books to College Students (And Why You Should Share Them with Everyone)
La Crosse Center South Hall - Ballroom B

"Yeah, Sure, I Don’t Care." A Mantra to Improve Your Children’s Area
La Crosse Center South Hall - B1

1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

#TimesUp: Customer Service Strategies for Dealing with Sexual Harassment
La Crosse Center South Hall - B3

Did Someone Say Spaetzle?
La Crosse Center South Hall - Ballroom A

Google and Hathi Go Local
La Crosse Center South Hall - Boardroom B

It Begins with YOU: Maintaining a Professional Attitude in the Midst of Challenges
La Crosse Center South Hall - Ballroom B


2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Communicating the Value of Cataloging
La Crosse Center South Hall - Boardroom B

Curating Community Digital Collections: Collaborating to Build Digital Capacity
La Crosse Center South Hall - Ballroom B

No One Checked It Out: Transforming Perceptions of Diverse Books
La Crosse Center South Hall - B2

PLSR Project -- The Recommendation Report and Beyond
La Crosse Center South Hall - Ballroom C


4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Notable Books Marathon
La Crosse Center South Hall - Ballroom A


Friday, October 26

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

The Biology of Sex
La Crosse Center South Hall - Ballroom C

Experiences in Weeding Insensitive Picture Books About American Indians
La Crosse Center South Hall - Boardroom B

Get OUT of Here! Taking Your Summer Reading Program on the Road and Bringing the Outside In
La Crosse Center South Hall - Boardroom C

Ignite the Fire for History in Children
La Crosse Center South Hall - Ballroom A

Is Anything Really Free on the Internet?
La Crosse Center South Hall - B4

Libraries for All: Inclusive Library Services for Children with Disabilities and Their Families
La Crosse Center South Hall - Ballroom B

 
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. 

From Fact to Fiction: Using Archival Research to Inspire Travel Writing and Textured Mysteries
La Crosse Center South Hall - Ballroom A

Providing American Sign Language Interpreters at Your Library
La Crosse Center South Hall - B3

Putting Puppet Shows Into Your Programing
La Crosse Center South Hall - B4

Sequenced Picture Books for Everyone! The Art & Literature of Graphic Novels
La Crosse Center South Hall - Ballroom B

Serving Trans Youth, Students and Adults
La Crosse Center South Hall - Ballroom C

WordPress for Library Patrons
La Crosse Center South Hall - Boardroom C


11:00 a.m. - Noon

Choose Leadership: Are You Ready?
La Crosse Center South Hall - Ballroom