Socks and Tote Bags and T-shirts. Oh, my!

Now these are socks!

Socks designed with library 'date due' card pattern

Library Card Socks

 

The Library Card Socks are just one example of the great library-related swag that you can purchase at the OLAstore/The LibraryMarketplace pop-up store that will be on-site at the 2016 NSLA Conference. Whether you’re looking for a gift for the library advocates and book lovers in your life, or you want a fun souvenir of another great NSLA conference, you’re sure to find something.

Store Hours

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‘Read Local’ tote bag

  • Friday – 12:30-8:30pm
  • Saturday – 8:30 am – 7:30pm
  • Sunday – 8-11:30am (while supplies last

 

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Photo of group wearing shirts from the OLAstore

NOTE: Shirt selection may differ from items in photo.

 

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2016 NSLA Conference – Elena Madison, Keynote Speaker

The theme of the 2016 NSLA/LBANS conference is Sense of Place: you, your community, your library, your work. Keynote speaker, Elena Madison, knows all about the importance of space.

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Elena Madison, keynote speaker for the 2016 NSLA Conference

Elena is Vice President of the Project for Public Spaces and a veteran of Placemaking. She is an urban planner with rich experience in the planning and design of parks, plazas, campuses, civic and cultural institutions. An expert in collaborative visioning, concept development as well as management and programming for public spaces; she works closely with designers, economic development experts and public space managers to seamlessly bring the concepts developed in the public visioning process through design development and into implementation. She is currently working on placemaking initiatives in Detroit’s Belle Isle and Campus Martius, at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond; at Houston’s Central Library; on Astor Place in New York City; and at the healing gardens of Stanford University’s Medical Center.

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NSLA Annual Conference – Sense of Place – September 23-25, 2016

NSLA Annual Conference 2016

Conference Convenor, Kristel Fleuren-Hunter, and the members of the Local & Conference Organizing Committee are excited to welcome you to their community & the beautiful Pictou Lodge & Beach Resort for the 2016 NSLA/LBANS Annual Conference (September 23-25, 2016).

This year’s theme, A Sense of Place … You, Your Community, Your Work, highlights the important place that libraries occupy in our communities and as our places of work.

The 2016 NSLA/LBANS Conference website is the place to go for information on pre-conference and conference sessions, registration*, and local accommodations**.

Conference features:

  • Keynote speaker, Elena Madison, with the Project for Public Spaces (Placemaking),
  • One Book NS author reading,
  • an evening of Spirits,
  • preconference and conference sessions on recycled/upcycling books to BookRage podcasts, Community Block Parties @library, Art Spaces, and
  • the Annual Awards Banquet

Please join us as we celebrate our colleagues’ outstanding contributions and dedication to the library community in Nova Scotia, and the communities we serve.

Special thanks to our outstanding conference sponsors.

 

*Note, Early Bird conference registration rates are available until 15 August 2016.

** Accommodations are not included in the Conference Registration, although most meals are included (with an optional dinner available on Friday night).

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