Itís a Library Thing! Librarians and Trustees Working Together to Make it Happen


Sept. 11Ė 12, Cross Wind Conference Center, Hesston, KS


The Public Library Section of KLA and the Kansas Library Trustees Association are teaming up again to provide a fall conference that focuses on issues of importance to public libraries and trustees. Conference topics include Kan-Ed: The Last Mile; Librarians Do It In The Stacks And Librarians Take Note (Learning From Booksellers); Improving Salaries: Mission Impossible?; Stand Up For Libraries In 2004; Librarians Get Down And Dirty; Your Libraryís Rights Under Kansas State Law; and Space And Facility Planning. The conference is open to all public library staff and trustees.

††† The featured speaker is Marilyn Hinshaw, Director, Eastern Oklahoma Library District, Muskogee OK. Marilynís experiences in working with small communities and with large organizations have enabled her to bring together her personal and professional philosophies and to inspire others to take a new look at how their libraries are instrumental to the core of their communities.

††† The Heartland Chapter of REFORMA is sponsoring an evening event featuring Martha Ortiz Sanchez, Campus Minister, Wichita State University and Kansas Humanities Council discussion leader. The group will discuss The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros and explore the themes of family and Latino culture.

††† Registration forms are available online at For more information, contact Rosanne Goble in the KLA office or Jean Hatfield at




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