2017 SDLA Conference
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2017 SDLA Conference

This year's conference will have many opportunities for us to learn and work together. The theme this year is “100 Years of Ideas, Innovation & Inclusion”. There are many exciting sessions and keynotes scheduled to cover everything from technology to staffing transitions to advocacy. We look forward to seeing you in Chamberlain!

 Export to Your Calendar 9/27/2017 to 9/29/2017
When: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
12:15 AM
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Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center at Cedar Shore
1500 Shoreline Drive
Oacoma, South Dakota  57365
United States
Contact: SDLA

Online registration is available until: 9/15/2017
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We are thrilled to announce that we will have several exciting keynotes and featured speakers. Patrick “P.C.” Sweeney of EveryLibrary will open the conference as keynote on September 27th, 2017. Shannon McClintock Miller, library leader and international speaker will provide the keynote address September 28th.  Joining them are ACRL President Cheryl Middleton, authors Varian Johnson and Lee Ann Roripaugh (SD Poet Laureate), and motivational speakers Dr. Craig Howe of CAIRNS, Lawrence Diggs and Anne Dilenschneider. 28 additional local sessions will provide you the opportunity to hear about trends and innovations that affect libraries, now and in the future.  You’ll learn about new products and services while visiting vendor booths in the exhibit area and you’ll network with colleagues who share your passion for libraries!

A block of rooms has been reserved at the resort at a rate of $99.95 + tax.  Call the hotel directly at 605-734-6376 and specify the SDLA Conference. Reservations must be made by Aug. 26, 2017 to guarantee the conference rate.

I hope that you will join us to help make the 2017 Annual Conference one of the best ever!

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