[Libs-Or] EOLA Spring Meeting, Fri May 1st in Baker City

Perry Stokes director at bakerlib.org
Fri Apr 17 16:00:40 PDT 2009

Eastern Oregon library staff & supporters of all varieties are invited to
the spring meeting of the Eastern Oregon Library Association (EOLA), Friday
May 1st from 9 am to 12:30 pm in Baker City.  Lunch and a meeting of the LEO
board will follow directly afterward, to which EOLA members are invited to


Please RSVP to:

Perry Stokes (director at bakerlib.org )


The agenda includes:

 8:30 am

Coffee, Muffins & Fruit




EOLA Welcome, Introductions & Business




Summer Reading Program


Krist Obrist, 2009 CSD Summer Reading Chair, will discuss ideas & resources
for "Be Creative @ Your Library."  




Genealogy Resources & Oregon Immigration Trends       


Ed Sale of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office will discuss
little-known resources available for researching genealogy and review
immigration trends which may impact collection development strategies.




Exploration of the Evergreen ILS


An overview and introduction to Evergreen, an open-source Integrated Library
System which is being explored by the Sage Library Consortium for possible
implementation in the next year or two.   Come see the core functionalities
of the staff client & OPAC & learn why Evergreen is one of the systems
revolutionizing the ILS industry. 



12:30 - 2:30

LUNCH & LEO (Libraries of Eastern Oregon) Meeting


Lunch will be ordered from a local sandwich shop.  EOLA members are invited
to stay for the LEO meeting and learn about activities past, present and


Agenda items include board composition, an update on Live Homework Help, the
regional on line tutoring service, as well as capacity-building for LEO
sustainability and an upcoming National Public Radio feature on LEO's A
Sense of Place and STARS programming.  Marketing materials for Live Homework
Help will be distributed at EOLA, and LEO will give each attending library a
copy of "What It Means To Be Free" -  a DVD by Oregon poet laureate Lawson
Inada about poetry and the Japanese-American internment. 


Anyone interested in providing workshops for the Fall meeting, October 2nd
is also encouraged to contact me.



Perry Stokes, Director

Baker County Library District

2400 Resort St. 

Baker City, OR 97814

541.523.6419 / FAX 541.523.9088




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