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Morning Yoga at the WLA Annual Conference

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Just one of many fantastic offerings from the 2013 WLA Annual Conference! Register today - click HERE Conference at a Glance - click HERE ...
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WLA Annual Conference Featured Speakers

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Registration for the 2013 WLA Annual Conference - Play, Create, Innovate - is open!  Click HERE to register today. ...
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WLA Annual Conference YSS Preconference Offering

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The Youth Services Section of the Wisconsin Library Association and the Public Library Development Team at the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction are pleased to announce the joint hosting of an early literacy preconference at the 2013 Wisconsin Library Association annual conference. The preconference will be held on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 from 12:30-5:00pm at Hyatt on Main and KI Convention Center in Green Bay, WI. The conference theme of “Play, Create, Innovate,” will be emphasized in a variety of ways by the preconference presenters. Jim Gill, celebrated musician and author, will serve as the keynote speaker as well as offer additional breakout sessions on the topic of music and play for young children. Other breakout sessions include: Bringing “Every Child Ready to Read 2” to Diverse Audiences—Tanya Misselt and Yee Vue, Appleton Public Library; Early Literacy Library Spaces—Ashley Bieber and Shelly Collins-Fuerbringer, L. E. Phillips Memorial Library, Eau Claire; Developing...

Nominations & Elections Committee open positions

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 “Be all the librarian you can be.”     “Just do it.”     “A librarian is forever.”      “Outwit · Outplay · Outlast” Alright, we admit that coming up with the perfect slogan to encourage you to become involved with the Wisconsin Library Association is trickier than we thought.  Our goal, however, is sincere.  We need you!  This is your opportunity to give back to the profession that means so much to you. The Nominations & Elections Committee is seeking candidates for the positions of WLA Vice-President (President-Elect), Secretary and WLA Foundation representative for the upcoming election.  If you, or someone you know, would be the perfect person to lead this vibrant, volunteer-based organization, please contact a member of the Nominations & Elections Committee or Brigitte Rupp-Vacha by July 20, 2013.  Remember, WLA (like Uncle Sam) Wants You! Nominations & Elections Committee: Pamela O'Donnell Rebecca Doughtery Jennifer Williams...
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WLA Annual Conference Keynote Speaker Confirmed!

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Chip Kidd is the Keynote Speaker for the 2013 WLA Conference, Wednesday, 9:30 AM, October 23, 2013 at the KI Convention Center, Green Bay Wisconsin! Chip Kidd is also a Designer/Writer in New York City (and Stonington, CT, and Palm Beach, FL). His book cover designs for Alfred A. Knopf, where he has worked non-stop since 1986, have helped create a revolution in the art of American book packaging. He is the recipient of the National Design Award for Communications, as well at the Use of Photography in Design award from the International Center of Photography. And a bunch of other stuff. His 2012 TED talk has garnered over 700,000 hits as of this writing, and is cited as one of the 'funniest of the year.' Lots more to tell, the above barely scratches the surface. ...
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