Datebook: Opportunities for Continuous Learning

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Datebook: Opportunities for Continuous Learning


CHAPTER CONFERENCES

May 13: Delaware Library Association Annual Conference, Dover Sheraton Hotel. "Great Libraries: It Takes More Than Luck." Contact: Hilary Welliver, 302-674-2884; hwell@lib.de.us; www.dla.lib.de.us/conference.shtml.

CONFERENCES

Aug. 15-21: 69th Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archivists, Hilton New Orleans Riverside. Contact: Teresa Brinati, 312-922-0140; tbrinati@archivists.org; www.archivists.org/conference/index.asp.

Sept. 19-20: WebSearch University Conference, Marriott Crystal City, Arlington, Virginia. Contact: 800-300-9868; custserv@infotoday.com; www.infotoday.com.

EXHIBITS

Through May 15: Brooklyn (N.Y.) Public Library: "Brooklyn Landscapes: Paintings by Catharine Balco and Albert Fayngold," "Novel Lift: A Video Installation by Anita Cheng and Ronaldo Kiel," and "Book Works: Journals Seen and Recalled by Susan Newmark." Contact: 718-230-2100; www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org.

Through May 27: New York Public Library: "Prints Under Pressure: American Relief Prints from the 1940s and 1950s." Through July 30: "Before Victoria: Extraordinary Women of the British Romantic Era." Contact: 212-869-8089; www.nypl.org.

Through May 28: Cornell University Library, Ithaca, New York: "The Passionate Collector: Willard Fiske." Online exhibits include: "Gravely Gorgeous: Gargoyles. Grotesques, and the 19th-Century Imagination," "Not by Bread Alone: America's Culinary Heritage," and "Women in the Literary Marketplace: 1800-1900." Contact: 607-255-3393; libadmin@cornell.edu; www.library.cornell.edu/about/digital_exhibits.html.

Through May 29: Polish Museum of America, Chicago: "Significance of Ethnic Libraries--The Polish Museum of America Library (1915-2005): 90 Years of Service." Contact: 773-384-3352, ext. 101; malgorzata.kot@prcua.org; pma.prcua.org/homeen.html.

Through May 30: Boston Public Library: Central Library: "American Advertising Trade Cards, 1875-1900." Through June 24: "Boston Ink: A Century of Printing." Through July 15: "Miguel de Cervantes and the Spanish Golden Age." At the South End branch through May 15: "Forgotten Population Photo Exhibit." Contact: 617-859-2212; upcoming@bpl.org; www.bpl.org.

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Through May 31: Columbia University Library, New York City: "The Faces of the Orange Revolution." Ongoing online: "Children's Drawings of the Spanish Civil War" and "Joseph Urban Stage Design Models and Documents: Stabilization and Access Project." Contact: Patricia Moran, 212-854-1702; pm320@columbia.edu; www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/eresources/exhibitions/children/.

Through June 3: Broward County (Fla.) Library, Fort Lauderdale: "Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals 1933-1945." At the Northwest Regional Branch, Coral Springs, through May 31: "Cultural Diversity and History Exhibit: Chinese Culture and the Year of the Rooster." Contact: 954-357-7443; smorris@browardlibrary.org; www.broward.org/library/welcome.htm.

Through June 10: Columbia College Library, Chicago: "Art of the Library" showcases various student and staff artists from the Columbia community. Contact: Larry Oberc, 312-344-7157; loberc@colum.edu; www.lib.colum.edu/artofthelibrary.htm.

INSTITUTES, WORKSHOPS

May 17-18: Enterprise Search Summit, Hilton New York City. Sponsored by Information Today. Contact: 800-300-9868; custserv@infotoday.com; www.enterprisesearchsummit.com.

May 21-22: Graduate School of Library and Information Science Book Arts Workshops, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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