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2018 MLA Annual Meeting & Library Trends Discussions

  • 23 May 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Lewiston Public Library

Join us for a morning of discussions of local collective impact projects and sharing economy collaborations, followed by a networking lunch and the MLA Annual Meeting.


10:00am Check-In & Mingle

10:30am - 12:30pm Morning Sessions 

Westbrook Children’s Project: Florence Young, United Way of Greater Portland

Collaborative Professional Development Meeting: Sylvia Jadczak, Librarian, Messalonskee High & Crystal Shamas-Douglas, Librarian, Erskine Academy

Bridging Health Information Gaps in the Public Library: Brandie Burrows, MLIS, Health & Literacy Librarian & Chris Corson MSW, Health Outreach Specialist

Southern Maine Shared Borrowing Agreement: Nancy Crowell, Director & Mike Windsor, Circulation Manager, Scarborough Public Library

Community Builders in the Library: Marcela Peres, Director & Ruby Jones, Adult Services Librarian, Lewiston Public Library

12:30pm Networking Lunch 

1:30pm MLA Annual Meeting

Attendance at the morning sessions and lunch is $25 for members and $35 for non-members. Attendance at the afternoon meeting is free.

Please register ahead of time. Space is limited.


Lunch will be salad, rolls, vegan pasta primavera, and baked manicotti from Davinci’s Eatery.  If you require a separate meal due to food restrictions, please mark that in the comments section.

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