Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
9:00 am  - 2:00 pm, EDT

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NEFLIN Headquarters
2233 Park Avenue
Suite 402
Orange Park, FL 32073



Public Libraries Interest Group Meeting (5/29/19)

Meeting Information

This quarter, the Public Libraries Interest Group will be meeting on Wednesday, May 29th, from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, at the NEFLIN office.  The day's agenda includes:

Discussion Session One*

Special Presentation:  “Zines” : Presented by Stephanie Boilard, Library Associate-Jax Makerspace, Jacksonville Public Library.
Networking Session - Two
Lunch - Provided by NEFLIN
Ice Breaker
Group Discussion about Homelessness, inspired by the book:  The Librarian’s Guide to Homeless: an Empathy-driven approach, by Ryan Dowd 

*Interest group members are asked to come prepared to share a successful or unsuccessful adult program or activity with the group.  Props, posters and demonstration items are welcome.  Each presentation should last between 3-5 minutes.

Communication and networking are vital components for staying abreast of what is happening and helping to make positive changes.  This group will facilitate an opportunity to talk, share, rejoice and even commiserate about current activities within public libraries in Northeast Florida. 

We need your voice.  Join us. 

Interest Group Facilitator:  Diane Johnson

Over the past 15 years Diane Johnson has enjoyed working in public libraries.  She began in the Nassau County Public Library System first as Youth Librarian and next as a Branch Manager.  Her work continued with the Marion County Public Library System as Youth Services Division Manager. Currently, she serves as a Library Manager with the Alachua County Library District. Her favorite feature of public library work: “From newborn babies to Baby Boomers, we are ready to serve them all”.

Cost: NEFLIN Interest Groups are free of charge and are open to NEFLIN members only.  Registration is strongly encouraged.

A reminder and access information will be sent out one week before the meeting and one day before the meeting.  Please email if you do not receive your access information.