2012 Annual Conference and Trade Show: Writing Our Next Chapter November 7–10, 2012 Saratoga Springs, NY The Annual Conference and Trade Show, held each October/November around the state, is the largest state library association conference held on the East Coast. Offering a wide variety of programs, special events, networking opportunities, and vendor displays. http://www.nyla.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1=116
The California Library Association has a wonderful collection of summer program ideas. The ideas were presented at the CLA annual summer reading workshop. They include programming for children, tweens, teens and adults; decorating the library; altruistic summer reading programs; online summer reading programs; outreach; and evaluation. Thank you, California Library Association!
Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. Structured abstracts for contributed papers and submissions for concepts best presented in poster format may be submitted electronically beginning November 2011. Authors must use the structured abstract guidelines available on MLA’s Research Section website, located at www. research.mlanet.org/structured_abstract.html. The contributed papers and posters submission deadline is May 1, 2012. Authors will be notified by July 2, 2012
Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books: 2000-2009 1. Harry Potter (series), by J.K. Rowling 2. Alice series, by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor 3. The Chocolate War, by Robert Cormier 4. And Tango Makes Three, by Justin Richardson/Peter Parnell 5. Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck 6. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, by Maya Angelou 7. Scary Stories (series), by Alvin Schwartz 8. His Dark Materials (series), by Philip Pullman 9. ttyl; ttfn; l8r g8r (series), by Myracle, Lauren 10. The…