ACLA 2018 Bowl-O-Rama!

ACLA 2018 Bowl-O-Rama

Congratulations of the 2018 Bowl-A-Rama Champions, New Hanover County Public Library!  They edged out the CFCC team to win the championship with a team average score of 114 to 113 (so close!).  They will be donating $66 from the fundraiser to their charity of choice: Paws for People.  Thank you to everyone who attended!

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ACLA 2018 Conference Registration Open!

The Azalea Coast Library Association (ACLA) One-Day Conference in Wilmington, NC will be held on Friday, April 20, 2018 at New Hanover County Public Library’s Main Library, 201 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC.

Register Now!

ACLA is especially pleased to announce that the Keynote Speaker will be Wanda Brown, Director of Library Services at Winston-Salem State University.

Wanda Brown
President-elect of the American Library Association
Director of Library Services
Winston-Salem State University

Registration

$25 Early Bird Registration opens on February 1, 2018
$30 Registration after March 15, 2018

Registration includes light breakfast, lunch, parking, and access to all sessions.

Schedule

9:00am – 9:30am: Check-in/Coffee/Snacks
9:30am – 11:00am: Keynote Address from Wanda Brown, Winston-Salem State University with NC LIVE and State Library of North Carolina updates
11:15am – 12:00pm: Breakout Session #1
12:00pm – 1:00pm: Lunch
1:00pm – 1:30pm: Poster Session Presentations
1:30pm – 2:15pm: Breakout Session #2
2:30pm – 3:15pm: Breakout Session #3
3:30pm – 4:00pm: Closing Session w/Door Prize Raffle

See full 2018 ACLA Conference Schedule

Directions & Parking

Parking is included with your conference registration. Please use the parking deck at 218 N. 2nd Street attached to the library and park on the 3rd Level. You can enter the 3rd Floor of the library from the 3rd Level of the parking garage.

You will need to take a ticket at the garage entrance. You will be given a pink parking ticket in your conference packet the day of the event. This pink ticket will cover your parking costs for the day when you exit.

Note: There is currently construction blocking a portion of 2nd Street beside the library. Because of this, you will NOT be able to enter the parking garage from Chestnut Street. Enter the parking garage from Grace Street.

To park, turn off 3rd onto Grace toward 2nd St, then take a left on 2nd, and turn into the first entrance to the parking garage on the left.

Conference Hotels

ACLA is proud to have partnered with the following conference hotels:

Courtyard Marriott Downtown/Historic District
229 N. 2nd St
Wilmington NC 28401
910-632-2900

To get a 15% discount from Courtyard Marriott, you must call (910-632-2900) to book a room and ask for the “Downtown Wilmington Discount.”

Hampton Inn Wilmington Downtown
225 Grace Street
Wilmington NC 28401
910-251-3930

You can book a room at the Hampton Inn online or call the number above. Book using the “Azalea Coast Library Conference Block” (Group code: AZA) to get a 15% discount.

Both hotels are a block away from the conference. Both offer onsite valet parking. Both have cheaper parking garage options within a block. Click on the name of the hotel above to take you to their website for additional details.

Questions? Contact us! azaleacoastlibraries@gmail.com

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UNC Wilmington’s Randall Library seeks University Librarian

Randall Library, at UNC Wilmington, seeks candidates for the position of University Librarian.

For details, and to apply, visit the official job posting.

 

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UNCW’s Randall Library seeking Special Collections Librarian and Library Technician at Circulation

There are two positions open at UNC-Wilmington’s Randall Library:

Special Collections Librarian

The position description, including minimum and preferred requirements, can be found here.

Priority consideration date for the submission of all application materials is January 5, 2018.

Library Technician at Circulation

The position description, including minimum and preferred requirements, can be found here.

The posting closing date is January 12, 2018.

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Be a Presenter at the 2018 ACLA Conference!

The Azalea Coast Library Association (ACLA) is requesting presentation and poster session proposals for its one-day conference in Wilmington, NC on Friday, April 20, 2018. Submissions are encouraged from anyone who would like to share their knowledge and expertise with library colleagues from all types of libraries. Topics can include, but are not limited to:

  • Technology
  • Programming
  • Marketing
  • Library Instruction
  • Collaboration
  • Diversity
  • Customer Service
  • Administrative/Supervisory

Presentations will be 45 minutes in length including time for Q & A. Posters will be displayed at the beginning of the day and will be on display throughout the conference. There will be a 30 minute time during the end of the lunch break when presenters will supervise their poster for questions.

Please Note: If your presentation/poster session is selected, you will still need to register for the conference. Registration for presenters is at the early bird rate of $25.00 and includes light breakfast, lunch, parking, and access to all sessions. Questions? Contact Jacob Deininger (jdeininger@cfcc.edu)

The deadline for submitting proposals is January 15, 2018, so please don’t wait, plan today!

I Want to Attend!

Registration

$25 Early Bird Registration opens on February 1, 2018
$30 Registration after March 15, 2016
Registration includes light breakfast, lunch, parking, and access to all sessions.

Schedule

9:00am – 9:30am: Check-in/Coffee/Snacks
9:30am – 11:00am:  Keynote Address from Wanda Brown, Winston-Salem State University with NC LIVE and State Library of North Carolina updates
11:15am – 12:00pm: Breakout Session #1
12:00pm – 1:00pm: Lunch
1:00pm – 1:30pm: Poster Session Presentations
1:30pm – 2:15pm: Breakout Session #2
2:30pm – 3:15pm: Breakout Session #3
3:15pm – 3:30pm: Closing Session w/Door Prize Raffle

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