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Dine Around at the New Brookland Pint!

Join DC/SLA and SLA/CUA for a dine around on Wednesday, September 3 at 6pm at the new Brookland Pint!

This restaurant and bar specializes in craft beer and offers a seasonal menu sourced largely from local and regional farms.

Location: Brookland Pint, 716 Monroe Street, NE, Washington, DC 20017.  It is a short walk from the CUA-Brookland metro stop (red line).

Please RSVP at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1l8Xn4rH0KA4Hv841Ty9XWjvA3frwgYyBT0lvipVHhy0/viewform

Questions? Contact Kelly Knight at kellylknight@outlook.com

See you there!

Price: Free Event

Date: September 3, 2014

Brookland Pint
716 Monroe Street, NE
Washington, DC
20017 Map and Directions

Create Your Future - Building Your Future and the Future of Your Organization

Create your own future individually, organizationally, and in your profession!

DC/SLA invites all librarians and information professionals to an inspiring and insightful session designed to lead participants to determine the next crucial steps in their careers.  Bruce Rosenstein, author of Create Your Future the Peter Drucker Way, will lead a panel of veteran librarians who have stayed in demand and shaped the futures of their organizations.  The discussion will help you organize your ideas, develop a plan, and take action to build a lasting and fulfilling career.  Don’t leave your future to chance!  Start today to make the most of your present and create the future.

Featured on the panel are:

MODERATOR – Bruce Rosenstein, Managing Editor, Leader to Leader; and author of  Create Your Future the Peter Drucker Way


Dr. Neal Kaske, Library Director, NOAA Central & Regional Libraries

Michele Masias, Chief Librarian, U.S. Department of Justice

Kristin Vajs, Chief Librarian, Research Library, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

WHENWednesday, September 10, 20146:00 – 8:00 p.m.

6:00 – 6:30 pm / Networking & Refreshments

6:30 – 8:00 pm / Panel Discussion & Q & A

WHERE: Jenner & Block; 1099 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC.

Metro Station: Metro Center (Blue, Red & Orange Lines). Public Parking: 1099 New York Avenue, NW, Parking Garage is located on 11th Street – Cost is $7.00 with 5 pm entry (Garage closes at 11 pm)

PRICE: Student and Unemployed: $10; DC/SLA Members: $15; Nonmembers: $20

REGISTRATION: Advance registration required by Friday, September 5.

QUESTIONS: Please contact Mariana Long, Mariana.Long@usdoj.gov (202-616-0991) or Lila Faulkner, Lila.Faulkner@usdoj.gov (202-305-4540).

Price: $20.00

Date: September 10, 2014

Jenner & Block
1099 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC
20001-4412 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Chapter Open House and Volunteer Celebration

DC/SLA welcomes seasoned, new, and prospective members to our Chapter Open House and Volunteer Celebration on September 16th at National Geographic. We will recognize the hard work of chapter volunteers, learn about committees through 60-second presentations, and hear special guest SLA President-Elect Jill Strand speak! The Member of the Year Award and Leadership Summit Stipend Award will also be presented.

So come join in on the drinks, food, and fun!

When: Tuesday, September 16th, 6-8 pm. There will be an optional tour at 6pm of the National Geographic Society's original Headquarters building, Hubbard Hall, so please arrive at the library early if you want to attend the tour.

Where: National Geographic Library: 1145 17th St. NW, Washington DC 20036. Please use the M St. entrance, which is on the east side of the courtyard (left side when coming from M St.) Go left around the Mars Rover exhibit, up the hallway past the box office/restrooms, through the double doors and up a small set of steps. The library is on the right. Stay tuned for whether you will need to check in with security.

Closest metro: Farragut North and Farragut West

Price: Free! Please register below.

Questions? Please contact Deena Adelman at PresidentElect@dc.sla.org

Thank you to our Gold Partner sponsors IOP Publishing and Proquest and our host National Geographic.

Sponsorship slots are still available for the Open House and other events. For more information, please contact Sponsor Relations Director Jessica Bland at sponsors@dc.sla.org.

Price: Free Event

Date: September 16, 2014

National Geographic Society
1145 17th St N.W.
Washington , DC
USA Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

SLA NY Conference and Expo

Join SLA NY us on Thursday September 18th at Baruch’s Vertical Campus for a day of learning and networking, followed by an evening cocktail reception.

For more information and to register, see: http://bit.ly/slany2014

Price: Free Event

Date: September 18, 2014

Field Trip: Following in the Footsteps of War

Save the Date! The Military Libraries Group will be taking a field trip on Saturday, September 27 to Fredericksburg, VA for "Following in the Footsteps of War." A Wisconsin Civil War Soldier's Diary leads participants from Chatham House, through Fredericksburg, to Salem Church and Chancellorsville (a.k.a. - 2nd Fredericksburg). The tour will be Led by Tom Glad.

Price: Free Event

Date: September 27, 2014

Happy Hour at Bar Louie

Join DC/SLA on Tuesday, September 30th for happy hour at Bar Louie in Gallery Place/Chinatown from 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Bar Louie
707 7th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Closest metro: Gallery Place/Chinatown

Happy Hour Specials 4-7:
$3.25 Drafts
$5.25 Wines
$7.25 Martinis
½ price select apps & flatbreads

Please RSVP below or to Jon Fiencke: fiencke@hotmail.com

Please bring cash to pay for your portion, it makes dividing up the bill easier.


Price: Free Event

Date: September 30, 2014

Bar Louie
707 7th St NW
Washington, DC
20001 Map and Directions

Holiday Party and Annual Meeting

Join us for DC/SLA's Holiday Party and Annual Meeting on Tuesday, December 9th at the National Press Club.

More information coming soon!

Price: Free Event

Date: December 9, 2014

National Press Club
529 14th Street NW
Washington, DC
20045 Map and Directions

Military Reference & Research: Sources and Resources

This program will showcase the many hidden gems within the Military Libraries sphere that are accessible to the public. In the morning, Military Reference is featured as info pros reveal places and spaces that are unique to the Military Community.  The afternoon session provides insight into various research resources of the military as well as some of the Federal Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDC) partners.  It will be a day of "Military Alphabet Soup" ..... with explanations!

When: Thursday, December 11, 9am-4pm

Location: Library of Congress - Madison Building, Dining Room A (Closest Metro: Capitol South)

Price: $25 (includes Continental Breakfast and refreshments during 2 breaks)

Registration: Coming soon!

Price: $25.00

Date: December 11, 2014

Library of Congress - Madison Building
101 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC
Metro: Capitol South Map and Directions

Library of Congress - Madison Building

101 Independence Ave SE
Dining Room A
Metro: Capitol South
Map and Directions