Information about events sponsored by ALA and its divisions is also available on the ALA Web page. Visit www.ala.org/events/for additional events and more information, or call 800-545-2433.
September: Library Card Sign Up Month. For further information, visit Web site www.ala.org/librarycard/.
Oct. 17-23: Teen Read Week. "Reading Rocks!" is the theme for this second annual event, sponsored by ALA's Young Adult Library Services Association. A tip sheet for libraries with ideas and suggestions for promoting teen reading, as well as camera-ready art and sample press materials, is available on the ALA Web page at www.ala.org/teenread/. Promotional materials with the "Reading Rocks!" slogan are featured in the ALA Graphics Spring Catalog. To request a catalog, call ext. 5046, or visit the ALA Web site at www.ala.org/market/graphics/teens.html.
Nov. 5-7: LITA National Forum, Raleigh, North Carolina. Theme: "Top Technology Trends." Contact: Valerie Edmonds, Library and Information Technology Association, ext. 4269; e-mail email@example.com; Web site www.lita.org/forum99/index.htm.
LIVE! At The Library: Presented by ALA's Public Programs Office, these events are a national training program to help librarians develop and support programs that bring cultural events, such as author readings, book discussions, and performances, to their libraries. The remaining events scheduled for 1999 will be held Sept. 24 in White Plains, New York, and Nov. 12 in Palm Springs, California. As a preconference to the Public Library Association annual conference, another event will be held Mar. 28, 2000, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Contact: Malinda Little, PPO, ext. 5045; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site www.ala.org/publicprograms/live/workshop99.html.
ALA CHAPTER CONFERENCES
A listing of state library associations with Web sites is available on the ALA Web page at www.ala.org/alaorg/chapters/chapdir.html.
Sept. 21-24: North Carolina Library Association, Winston-Salem. Contact: Christine Tomec, administrative assistant, NCLA, phone/fax 919-839-6252; e-mail email@example.com; Web site library.rcpl.org/ncla/.
Sept. 22-25: North Dakota Library Association, Doublewood Inn, Fargo. Contact: NDLA, POB 9002, UND, Grand Forks, ND 58202-9002; 701-777-2602; Web site ndsl.lib.state.nd.us/ndla/.
Sept. 26-28: New England Library Association, Center of New Hampshire, Manchester. Theme: "New England Libraries: Continuing the Tradition." Contact: Mary Ann Rupert, conference manager, 48 Governor Wentworth Rd., Amherst, NH 03031; 603-673-3923; fax 603-6739197; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site www.nelib.org.
Sept. 29-Oct. 1: Minnesota Library Association, Duluth Convention Center. Contact: MLA, 2324 University Ave. West, Ste. 103, St. Paul, MN 55114; 651-641-0982; fax 651-641-1035; e-mail email@example.com; Web site www.lib.mankato.msus.edu:2000/mla/99/conf99info.html.
Sept. 29-Oct. 1: Ohio Library Council, Dayton Convention Center and Crowne Plaza Hotel. Theme: "Leaders for a New Century." Contact: OLC, 35 E. Gay St., Ste. 305, Columbus, OH 43215; 614-221-9057; fax: 614-221-6234; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site www.olc.org/olc/conference99.html.
Sept. 29-Oct. 2: Nevada Library Association, Elko. Contact: Bonnie Buckley, president, NLA, c/o Nevada State Library, 100 N. Stewart St., Carson City, NV 89701; 702-687-8324; fax 702-687-8311; e-mail email@example.com; Web site www.clan.lib.nv.us/docs/nla/index.html.
Sept. 29-Oct. 3: Pennsylvania Library Association, Pittsburgh. Contact: Glenn R. Miller, executive director, PLA, 1919 N. Front St., Harrisburg, PA 17102; 717233-3113; fax 717-233-3121; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 3-5: West Virginia Library Association, Shepardstown. Contact: WVLA, c/o David Childers, treasurer, West Virginia Library Commission, Cultural Center, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. East, …