Friday, September 13, 2013

Join us in Coralville for IASL Membership Meeting

The Iowa Association of School Librarians holds its Annual Membership Meeting as part of the Iowa Library Association Conference each year. This year’s conference runs from October 16-18 in Coralville.

This year’s IASL Membership meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 17th, from 4:30-5:15 at the Coralville Marriott.  Our meeting will be held in the following room, Oakdale III.

This year’s theme is Healthy Libraries Build Healthy Communities. Jean Thompson, author of this year’s All Iowa Reads title The Year We Left Home, will speak at Friday’s luncheon. Other presenters include Ted Wegner, the Grassroots Coordinator for the American Library Association Washington Office, and Emily Sheketoff, the Associate Executive Director of the American Library Association’s Washington Office. Ted is the son of retiring State Librarian Mary Wegner.

More information about the conference is available on the ILA Web Site at

Here is a link to the July/August 2013 Catalyst , which features articles about the conference:

As IASL's representative on the ILA Planning Committee, I welcome your input on the ILA Conference. You can contact me at: