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Event Recap – Special Tour of Mount Vernon: A Courtesy Call at the Home of the Commander-in-Chief President’s Message
 
Event Recap – Special Tour of Mount Vernon: A Courtesy Call at the Home of the Commander-in-Chief

Event Recap – Special Tour of Mount Vernon: A Courtesy Call at the Home of the Commander-in-Chief

By Jill Lynch On the final day of National Library Week, Saturday, April 18, 2015 twenty-three librarians and their family members gathered outside the visitor center at Mount Vernon for a special 2.5 hour VIP tour. Our tour guide was Ted Mance, a Navy Veteran, who spent 10 years working at Mount Vernon as a […]

President’s Message – A Long-Term Commitment

President’s Message – A Long-Term Commitment

By Deena Adelman This week I came upon an article regarding funding from the Highway Trust Fund expiring… again. As a transportation librarian, I am especially attuned to the short-term measures taken to address our nation’s infrastructure needs and couldn’t help but draw similarities to our personal and professional lives. People often make large investments […]

DC/SLA Chapter eNotes – March 2015

      Thank you to DC/SLA’s 75th Jubilee-Level Sponsors:           President’s Message – Spring Forward – By Deena Adelman. Spring is here, the cherry blossoms will be arriving soon, and DC/SLA programming is in full bloom! Winter provided us with an opportunity for introspection, and spring is a great time to […]

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President’s Message – Spring Forward

President’s Message – Spring Forward

By Deena Adelman, DC/SLA President Spring is here, the cherry blossoms will be arriving soon, and DC/SLA programming is in full bloom! Winter provided us with an opportunity for introspection, and spring is a great time to put our realizations and plans into motion. If career development and connections are part of your goals, I […]

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Grant Money Available for 2015 SLA Conference in Boston – Apply Now!

Looking for some financial support to attend the 2015 SLA Annual Conference coming up on June 14th – 16th in Boston? DC/SLA offers up to $1,500 in reimbursement for expenses to one qualified member to attend the annual conference. To be eligible, you must be a current DC/SLA member­ – that includes student and retired members, […]

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Reflection – A World of Possibilities

Reflection – A World of Possibilities

By Rick Kowalski I have been a member of SLA now for 11 years. Over the years, my membership has meant many things to me: friendship, camaraderie, education, networking, travel, leadership, volunteering and more. But my SLA experience to date has been overwhelmingly memorable for making me aware of what is possible in the profession. […]

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Mount Vernon: A Courtesy Call at the Home of the  Commander-in-Chief, Saturday, Apr 18, 2015

Mount Vernon: A Courtesy Call at the Home of the Commander-in-Chief, Saturday, Apr 18, 2015

Join the Military Libraries Group as they go on a Special Visit to Mount Vernon on Saturday, Apr 18, 2015. Meet at 10:15 am at the new Visitors Center near the delightful statues of Martha and George with the Grandchildren. Spring is a beautiful time at Mount Vernon. If you have not visited Mount Vernon […]

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