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2019 Lehigh Valley Annual Spring Conference
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Continuing Education and ACT 48 hours will be given. Scholarships available for a library student or new librarian. Please see linked brochure below for full conference information. Members: $45 (Breakfast & Lunch included). Non-members: $55 (Breakfast & Lunch included). Please note, PaLA will not issue refunds for cancellations or no-shows. Substitute attendees are permitted with proper notice. Registration deadline May 5.

When: Friday, May 17, 2019
8:15 am - 3:00 pm
Where: Northampton Community College - Bethlehem Campus
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 
United States
Contact: Catherine Stewart
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Conference Overview

Registration/Breakfast/Business Meeting

A continental-style breakfast will be served during morning registration beginning at 8:15 AM. Business meeting at 9:00 AM


Session 1

Draw the Lines

OA/OER from the Ground Up

BAPL Books: Publishing at your Library

*Holy Spandex Batgirl: Supporting Visual Literacy


Session 2 

Creating Dynamic Learning Environments

Self-care for all Librarians

*Climbing a Family Tree: Genealogy for Librarians

*TLC to STEAM: A Different Kind of Advisory Board



Lunchtime will feature a buffet with variety of options, including a vegetarian option.

Keynote*In her keynote speech, Dr. Khadijah Costley White will discuss how we all survive in an age full of misinformation


Session 3

*Just How Diverse are you REAL-L-Y?

If you Plan it, will they Come?

*Libraries and the LGBT Community

Host an Escape Room @ your Library


*denotes ACT 48 session eligibility

Note: Advance registration only. You will not be able to register on-site.


This project is made possible in part by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor, and through the College and Research Division ( ) of Pennsylvania Library Association

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