2016 MALiA Fall Meeting and Program

The 2016 MALiA Fall meeting and program will be held Friday, October 7 at King University, Bristol, TN from 10am – 2:00pm.

Taking risks and playing it SAFE: infusing your library practice with improvisation
MALiA presents Jill Markgraf, Professor and Head of Library Research and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Jill will discuss employing tenets of improv, such as Suspending judgement, Accepting all offers, Focusing on the other, and Embracing failure (SAFE), and engage attendees in activities to enhance library practice. Join us and learn how laughter and play in the workplace are productive and essential in challenging times!

RSVP by September 28
www.surveymonkey.com/r/MALiAFall16
$10 Lunch payable via online registration

MALiA Fall Meeting 2016 flyer

MALiA Youth Services Meeting August 26 at the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library in Christiansburg

The next MALiA Youth Services meeting is at the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library in Christiansburg on Friday, August 26 (10:30 am).

The topic is Summer Reading Triumphs and Failures. Please RSVP the number of attendees from your library to Amanda Bailey.

Agenda:
Summer Reading Triumphs and Failures
Skype call with eastern Tennessee youth services staff – sharing SRP information
Summer Food Program – who participated/how did it go
Die-Cuts – purchases for 2016/2017
Budget – 2016/2017