Do you have an idea for a program that you would like to present? Come share your experience and expertise at the 2014 Kansas Library Conference. Proposals for sessions and events of all types are now being accepted. Please submit your proposals for:
- Breakout Sessions (50 minutes)
- Poster Sessions
- Business Meetings
- Meal/Social Events
We welcome a variety of topics for libraries of all types. This is your conference, so help us make it a great one!
Deadline for proposals is Monday, May 12, 2014
Acceptance feedback by Monday, June 15, 2014
Contact Terri Summey, KLA (email@example.com) or Nancy McFarlin, KASL (firstname.lastname@example.org), if you have questions.
Go to http://kslibassoc.org/prop/proposals2014.php to submit your proposal or go to the Kansas Library Conference website
It’s that time of year again! The State Legislature is in session with lots of issues to discuss. No matter your political affiliation, it’s a great time of year to get in touch with your legislators.
KLA has developed several resources to assist you with this:
Tips for planning a site visit
Intro letter from library
In addition to these resources, KLA has many others located on the advocacy page, so please check those out too!
KLA was excited to host live podcasting with ComicPop Library at this year’s Kansas Library Conference. Stay tuned each Wednesday for new content which will be updated below.
Join April, Chris, and Richard for the first part of ComicPop’s time at the Kansas Library Conference. In this part we visit with Jeni Daley, Marketing Director of the Lawrence Public Library, about their second annual Banned Book Trading Card Event, then Rita Sevart, of the Kansas Library Association Education Foundation, joins us to talk about KLAEF’s activities and then Rob Banks, the Kansas Library Association liaison to the American Library Association, joins us to discuss ALA’s activities.
Ep 5 MiniPop
The ComicPop Crew is still at the 2013 Kansas Library Conference. During this part Rob Banks the Kansas Library Association’s liaison to the America Library Association, is still with us and then we are joined by C. Michael Hall, Comic Book Creator, Writer, Artist and also a fellow Kansas librarian, Jo Budler, the State Librarian for Kansas, and Sue Blechl, the past President of the Friends of Kansas Libraries.
Ep 6 MiniPop
This is it, the last part of ComicPop Library’s time at the 2013 Kansas Library Conference. In this part the ComicPop Crew are joined by Dan Ireton, the Kansas Library Association’s liaison with Mountain Plains Library Association, and then Brandon Hines and Eric Coulbourne, the past and current Kansas Library Association’s Youth Services Section Presidents respectfully.
Ep 7 MiniPop
We hope you join us for this last fun and interesting conversation by listening above, at www.comicpoplibrary.com, or wait until later today and it will be up on our iTunes feed. . Thank you to the Kansas Library Association for allowing ComicPop Library to be part of their 2013 Conference. We hope we can continue with the annual conference’s we enjoyed our time there.
We would love to hear what you thought about this year’s conference.
If you are looking for handouts (more to follow):
See you next year!