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2017 is certainly disappearing at a rapid pace! Here's what we've been keeping busy with: 

We asked Tauranga Hospital Library Librarian Raewyn Adams a few questions about her library journey

Webinar: Programming for Millennials

Sara is the General Services Librarian at Upper Darby Township & Sellers Memorial Free Public Library located in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, United States.
One of her main jobs as a General Services Librarian is providing programming for millennials aged 18-35.

A challenge we face as a member association is quantifying what each individual member gets from being part of a national network. The best response is provided by our members, who are willing to share their highs, lows, and in-betweens.

Amuri toi i a ako whakaaro, be OPEN to consideration that LIANZA has serious WOO. Find out by attending the LIANZA Conference.

I knew that whatever I would end up doing, it would be very different from what I had done before – an exciting prospect.

I began the year by making the decision to resign from my role as a lecturer in the information and library studies team at the Open Polytechnic to take up a volunteer role on the other side of the world with the St. Lucia Public Library. This seemed like a crazy decision to a lot of people (my mother in particular), but after a period of existential crisis, a growing disenchantment with academia, and more generalised sense of professional frustration, I thought a change of scenery and role was what I needed to help me rekindle my love for librarianship.

ALIA and LIANZA Announce Joint Conference For 2018

ALIA and LIANZA are delighted to announce their first joint conference since 1994, set to take place between July and September 2018.

Connected Learning

My most recent post on Half Pint of Library Wisdom wasn’t my best work.

The message was certainly heartfelt, and I don’t take back a word of it, but I could wish that I’d sat on it a day or two longer, done some re-drafting, and clarified my thinking a little more.  So, if you don’t mind, I’ll try to find that clarity here by thinking aloud to a different audience.  

LIANZA Presidential Address 2014 - Corin Haines

LIANZA president, Corin Haines conducts his address of the 2014 LIANZA conference in Auckland.

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