Magazine article American Libraries

Datebook: Opportunities for Continuous Learning

Magazine article American Libraries

Datebook: Opportunities for Continuous Learning

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CHAPTER CONFERENCES

Feb. 23-26, 2006: Alaska Library Association Annual Conference, Anchorage Hilton. "Learning through Libraries." Contact: 907-786-1977; afafg@uaa.alaska.edu; www.akla.org.

CONFERENCES

Jan. 6-9, 2006: Fourth Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Renaissance Ilikai Waikiki Hotel, Honolulu. Contact: 808-949-1455; education@hiceducation.org; www.hiceducation.org.

Feb. 1-4, 2006: International Reading Association Southwest Regional Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Contact: 302-731-1600, ext. 293; customerservice@reading.org; www.reading.org.

Feb. 22-25, 2006: Music Library Association Annual Meeting, Memphis, Tennessee. "MLA: 75 Years!" Contact: Anna Neal, 901-678-4412; abneal@memphis.edu; exlibris.memphis.edu/music/mla.

Mar. 2-5, 2006: Northeast Modern Language Association Convention, Radisson Plaza Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia. Contact: Josephine McQuail, 931-372-6207; jmcquail@tntech.edu; www.nemla.org/convention.html.

Mar. 5-7, 2006: Ohio Digital Commons for Education Conference: The Convergence of Libraries, Learning, and Technology, Columbus Hilton. "Open Doors to the Future." Contact: Judy Leach, 614-995-3240; jleach@oln.org; www.oln.org/conferences/ODCE2006/.

Mar. 22-24, 2006: Center for Summer Learning 2006 National Conference, Renaissance Harborplace Hotel, Baltimore. "Enhancing Summer Learning in All Settings." Contact: Emily Wheeler, 410-516-6222; ewheeler@jhu.edu; www.summerlearning.org/events/index.html.

Mar. 22-24, 2006: Computers in Libraries Conference 2006, Hilton Washington, Washington, D.C. "Managing Digital: Innovations, Initiatives, and Insights." Contact: 609-654-6266; www.infotoday.com/ci12006/.

Mar. 23-25, 2006: Electronic Resources and Libraries Conference, Global Learning and Conference Center, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta. Contact: Bonnie Tijerina, 404-385-2044; bonnie.tijerina@gatech.edu; www.electroniclibrarian.org.

Apr. 9-11, 2006: Buying and Selling eContent Executive Conference, Marriott Camelback Inn Resort, Scottsdale, Arizona. Contact: 800-300-9868; custserv@infotoday.com; www.infotoday.com.

Apr. 12-15, 2006: Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Joint Meeting, Atlanta Marriott Marquis. Contact: www.popularculture.org/index.asp.

May 4-7, 2006: North American Serials Interest Group 21st Annual Conference, Denver Marriott City Center. "Mile High Views: Surveying the Serials Vista." Contact: www.nasig.org/.

EXHIBITS

Through Dec. 31: Grand Rapids Public Library, Grand Rapids, Michigan: "The Archives: Sampling the Past." Contact: Sue Squire, 616-988-5402; www.grpl.org.

Through Dec. 31: Nashville Public Library: "Writ Large: The Work of Richard Haas." Permanent exhibits include "Civil Rights Photography by Harold Lowe" and "Original Parthenon Reconstruction Drawings." Contact: 615-862-5755; Seth.Alexander@nashville.gov; www.library.nashville.org.

Through Dec. 31: New York Public Library Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture: "Malcolm X: A Search for Truth." Contact: 212-491-2200; www.nypl.org.

Through Jan. 1, 2006: Chicago Public Library: "Empresses, Godmothers, and Sweethearts: The Women of Chicago Blues." Ongoing: "Called to the Challenge: The Legacy of Harold Washington." Contact: 312-747-3400; www.chipublib.org.

Through Jan. 1, 2006: Huntington Library, San Marino, California: "Orchids: A Natural Obsession." Ongoing online: "Land of Golden Dreams: California in the Gold Rush Decade 1848-1858." Contact: Lisa Blackburn, 626-405-2140; www.huntington.org.

Through Jan. 9, 2006: Queens Borough (N.Y.) Public Library: "Inspiring Art, Inspiring America: Newly Conserved Works from the Federal Art Project Collection of the Queens Borough Public Library." Contact: 718-990-0700; www.queenslibrary.org.

Through Jan. 14, 2006: Newberry Library, Chicago: "Lewis and Clark and the Indian Country. …

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