Sharing the Fire Storytelling Conference Presented by the League for the Advancement of New England Storytelling (LANES) Librarians receive FREE LANES membership and member pricing on this unique weekend-long event Attend the LANES “Sharing the Fire” Storytelling Conference, April 1-3, 2016 in Amherst, MA Receive discounted LANES member pricing (save $60) as well as a free […]
The New England Library Association’s Educational Assistance program provides unique opportunities for professional growth and development, but we need your help to keep these scholarships and grants flourishing. Each year, NELA currently offers Continuing Education Grants which subsidizes the cost of workshops and institutes not leading to a degree and Conference Scholarships to make first-time […]
The Academic Librarians Section is very excited at the level of interest in their first stand-alone event for tomorrow, Friday, November 13th. Due to the high level of interest, and space restrictions at the venue, we will be unable to accept walk-ins tomorrow. We hope you will consider joining us at a future ALS event.
We would like to extend a special thank you to our vendor, University of North Texas Library & Information Sciences. Their donation to NELA’s Educational Assistance Fund helped us bring six new first time attendees to conference this year and earned their logo a spot on our conference tote bag. Due to a printing error, […]
NELA is very pleased to announce that our 2015 conference app is now available for download in the Apple Store and Google Play. You can also find it by searching “New England Library Conference.” We’d like to thank Capira Technologies, LLC for sponsoring our app and for all of their hard work. Please visit them […]
Vice President/President Elect Mary Danko Library Director at the Abbott Library in Sunapee, NH The Vice President serves for three years – president in year two and past president in year three. In her first year, Mary will lead the conference committee to plan NELA’s 2016 Conference in Danvers, MA. Treasurer Denise van Zanten Library […]
The New England Library Association’s Annual Conference will be held October 25-27, 2015 in Manchester, NH. Make sure to friend us on Facebook and/or follow us on Twitter to stay up-to-date with all of the latest conference information and updates! Talk about conference using the #NELA2015!
Are you a graduate of the New England Library Leadership Symposium (NELLS)? There will be a NELLS Reunion Brunch at the Radisson Manchester Downtown Hotel in Manchester, NH on Sunday, October 25 from 10-11:30 am for all graduates and mentors. NELLS Alumni are welcome to register at http://ams.nelib.org/event-2015805 for this event. There is a $25 […]
The next Library Libations will be on Saturday, October 3 at The Big 20 Bowling Center in Scarborough. It’s all-you-can bowl from 7:00-10:00 for $10.00/person. Enjoy a night hanging out with some of your fellow librarians. Full bar and food available. A representative of the Maine Library Assocaition (MLA) and NELA will also be there […]
The next NELLS program will take place August 3-7, 2015 at Rolling Ridge Retreat and Conference Center in North Andover, MA. Click here for a complete list of 2015 students and mentors. The next opportunity to apply will be in the spring of 2017. Please download, complete the application form and return along with three letters […]
Back by popular demand, the NELA Conference program that let’s YOU tell YOUR story! Use the Conference theme, Back to the Future, and tell us something great you’ve done. You have 5 minutes and 20 slides to describe an idea that worked. Last year presentations included storywalks, marketing ideas, a digital platform, a city-wide initiative, […]
REMINDER to register for the NETSL 2015 Annual Spring Conference to be held April 10, 2015, at the College of Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass. This year’s conference features an array of session encompassing best practices and emerging trends, and including sessions on BIBFRAME Basics, Linked Data, Digitization, and Demand Driven Acquisitions. Our Lightning Talks […]
The NELA Mentors Program provides mentoring opportunities to librarians and paraprofessionals of diverse needs by volunteer mentors from various library fields and geographic locations around New England. We make an effort to match participants with mentors who share stated interests. Since relaunching the program last year, the requests for mentors have outnumbered the volunteers. NELA […]
Registration is now open for the 2015 ITS Spring Event: Reboot Your Library Website! The event will be held on June 5, 2015 at the Portsmouth Public Library, Portsmouth, NH. Our keynote speaker will be David Lee King, Digital Services Director at Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library. Space is limited so register by May […]