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Reminder: Registration Open for August ALA Connect Live Event on Reopening Libraries (Thursday, August 27, at 1:00 PM)

(via the American Library Association)

In times of uncertainty, connection and conversation are more important than ever. This is what inspired the ALA Executive Board to launch a series of monthly conversations with you, our membership community. Initially a focus of President-Elect Julius C. Jefferson, Jr. to connect with members, ALA Connect Live is an opportunity to bring the ALA family and library community together to discuss our issues and challenges. These town hall-inspired conversations allow for an open dialogue with the Executive Board and with your fellow library professionals. Membership in ALA is not required to participate.

Join us for our August event.

What: ALA Connect Live: Reopening

Join President Julius C. Jefferson, Jr for the August ALA Connect Live program focused on reopening and recovery initiatives within libraries. With the academic school year kicking off, let’s gather to discuss how libraries are approaching reopening during the coronavirus. Connect with fellow librarians and leaders within our community to discuss how to approach and tackle the difficult questions that the new school year brings. Please submit your questions in advance here. Questions may cover any topic of interest to you, including your library’s reopening plans.

When: Thursday August 27, 1:00 PM CDT

Where: Zoom – After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar and an option to add the webinar to your calendar.

To register, please go here.

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