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The Fall Seminar schedule is now available online. I’ve updated the Registration page with this information.

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Program & Registration – Exceeding our Patrons’ Expectations: The Engagement-Centered Library

Register to join us for a rewarding day of learning at the San Diego Chapter of the Special Libraries Association’s annual professional development seminar.  View the Program & Agenda for Exceeding our Patrons’ Expectations: The Engagement-Centered Library, in addition to the information below, to learn more about this must-attend event.

Friday, September 30, 2016 at 1936 Quivira Way, Marina Village Conference Center,  San Diego, California.

Photo courtesy of Marina Village

Photo courtesy of Marina Village

 

This year’s Seminar will focus on how librarians coordinate the libraries’ user experience and engagement efforts, for both the online and physical library environments.  This full day of presentations and discussions will  share knowledge and insights about the tools, methods, and skills that help us learn more about ways to contribute to best practices in library user engagement.

Create extraordinary experiences.   Inspire curiosity.  Promote collaboration.  Transform learning and research.

WITH

Innovative practices.  User-focused strategies.   Strategic partnerships.

TO

Cultivate personal, academic and organizational success.

Register by September 28, 2016:

Registration includes breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snacks!  Please email SLA.SD.FallSeminar@gmail.com with any dietary restrictions or preferences, including vegetarian and gluten-free.

View the Fall Seminar schedule


SLA-SD Fall Seminar Registration 2016



 

Questions?  Email us at SLA.SD.FallSeminar@gmail.com.


Presentations               Roundtable Discussions                Speakers                Sponsors

Presentations

 

KEYNOTE – The Library as Laboratory

Shaun Briley, Branch Manager, San Diego Public Library La Jolla / Riford Branch

“I am pleased to let you know that the experiment was a success and we now have glowing bacteria,” is not what you expect as a deliverable from a library program. But the San Diego Public Library, La Jolla-Riford Branch, has opened a groundbreaking public biotech laboratory. This Innovation Space also features 3D printers and a 50-person capacity classroom. Learn how they tapped local expertise through partnering with several groups, including The Wet Lab Group, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, Biomimicry San Diego, and San Diego Barcode of Life initiative.

Through this project, the Library has engaged the public in the specialized field of biology.  Learn how members of the public were brought in by offering extraordinary experiences and bringing experts together with lay people. We will discuss how the project created collaborations with subject specialists who are not librarians. Also we will talk about how scientists and researchers have been impacted by their involvement in this project, for instance how they have gained from the challenge of putting their research into laymen’s terms.

 

How 3D Printing Ate my Media Lab

Duffy Tweedy, Emerging Technologies Librarian, UCSD

When demand for 3D printing services exploded, UCSD Library’s Digital Media Lab quickly adapted their staffing, training, and service expectations to accommodate it, and even began teaching classes in 3D modeling.   The Digital Media Lab space has become a hub of high-tech activity, with constant formal and informal consultation and conversation.  Learn how UCSD Library’s Digital Media Lab has truly exceeded their patrons’ expectations.

 

Adaptive and Engaging: Video Tutorials Done Right

Jamie Lin, Digital Technologies Librarian, Bridgepoint  Education / Ashford University

Many libraries now create video tutorials for their users, but there’s always room for improvement. Once you’ve mastered screen capture, it’s time to explore what else can be created to engage and motivate learners. In this session, the Ashford University library will present examples of the types of interactive learning being created for its online students. We’ll discuss best practices for recording and editing video and audio, software, branding, marketing, and tips & tricks for creating fun, well-produced instructional content.

 

Library Outreach and Engagement through Instructional Art Installations

Melanie Chu, Outreach Librarian, California State University San Marcos (CSUSM)

Library art installations can provide meaningful opportunities for situated and self-directed student learning that reinforce and complement classroom-based learning. Insights from over 25 instructional art exhibits will shed light on the impact of facilitating curiosity, reflection, and dialogue. Attendees will learn low cost, effective, and innovative ways to assess their own library exhibits; and implications in establishing criteria for the planning and assessment of future library exhibits and other engagement efforts will be discussed.

Roundtable Discussions:

 

Effective and Efficient: Designing a User Interface that Encourages Learning

The Ashford University library has a ton of learning resources content — video tutorials, webinar recordings, infographics, tip sheets.  Discover how we created an effective design to organize and present this information to our students, and we’ll discuss your library’s approach and challenges.

Moderated by Jamie Lin, Digital Technologies Librarian, Bridgepoint  Education / Ashford University

 

Providing Mobile Library Services in the World of the Mobile Consumer

Libraries need to pay close attention to thinking about the services they provide in context of the larger mobile ecosystem which end-users experience on a daily basis with their smartphones and apps.  We will address the importance of accessibility, the UI/UX, what types of mobile approaches (apps/responsive design) have gained traction and why, and strategies for libraries to adopt in mobile efforts regardless of budget.  Join in and share what’s happening in your shop.

Moderated by Britt Mueller, Principal, InfoLiquidity LLC and Cindy Shamel, Principal, Shamel Information Services

 

The Case Study as a Tool for Engagement and Critical Thinking

Case Studies are often used by faculty for teaching.  However, the critical thinking and analytical skills that help students verify relevant data and comparisons are not always included or taught. The new Information Literacy Framework for Critical Thinking challenges us to think about how we can impact the way our users are engaged in critical analysis as they use case studies. During the roundtable, the group will discuss teaching strategies, mapping concepts to resources, and learning outcomes.

Moderated by Robin Lockerby, Associate Director, Library Instruction & User Engagement, National University Library

 

Connecting Outside the Library Walls: Perspectives from Private, Academic, and Public Libraries

As more users rarely, if ever, step foot into the library, we must be willing to go elsewhere to engage them. Three panelists present perspectives of private, academic and public law libraries, discussing collaboration efforts with outside organizations. We share methods and skills used to build trust and cultivate relationships with colleagues in other departments and organizations and the challenges we have overcome.  Join in to share your success and brainstorm future collaborative opportunities.

Moderated by Betsy Chessler, Research Analyst, Morrison & Foerster; Michele Knapp, Reference Librarian, University of San Diego School of Law; and Laurel Moran, Head of Core Operations for San Diego Law Library (SDLL).

Speakers

 

Shaun Briley is the manager of the La Jolla/Riford Library. Formerly he was the manager of the Paradise Hills Library and the circulation manager of the new Central library in San Diego. He is a 2016 Library Journal ‘Mover and Shaker‘, principally for creating a community lab to bring the breakthrough field of biotechnology to the general public. Some of the other innovations he has introduced at the La Jolla Library include a book club for middle schoolers where participants read as-yet unpublished books and work as a focus group for publishers, a ‘library-within-a-library’ across all subject areas and composed entirely of Graphic Novels and a 3D print lab. There are several other unusual projects in the pipeline including a ‘personal digital library’ facility to allow patrons to digitize their information and family videos stored on obsolete formats like floppy disks, slides, Super 8, etc. Before coming to libraries, Briley worked as a journalist and in marketing. He is the author of a tongue-in-cheek travelogue titled ‘How Not to Live Abroad’.

Betsy Chessler is a Research Analyst for Morrison & Foerster, a large law firm with 17 offices worldwide.  The Research Services team manages 11 libraries and handles over 2,000 research requests each month.  Research Services conducts about half of its research on business development for the Marketing Group, working to expand current client work and research new opportunities.  Additionally, Research Services works with the Knowledge Management team, training new hires and summer associates in how best to search for internal documents and exemplars.  Betsy holds a Master of Librarianship from the University of Washington and is past president of SANDALL.

Melanie Chu has served as Outreach Librarian at CSUSM since 2003. She established and coordinates several campus wide initiatives including the Context Library Series and the Common Read, library programs that are integrated into classes and student life. Melanie also acts as the library liaison to traditionally underserved populations including students with disabilities, students from migrant farmworker families, and former foster youth.  Her research interests include ethnographic case studies of international libraries and exhibit analytics.

Michele Knapp is a Reference Librarian for the University of San Diego School of Law and works with USD Legal Clinics. Librarians provide the Clinics with in-class research training, on-site reference hours, and orientation. The library partners with Student Services to train research assistants, with Career Services to educate students on job-related research, and with Academic Journals to improve student research and cite-checking skills. Michele holds a JD from DePaul University College of Law and an MLIS from the University of Washington. She is a past president of SANDALL.

Jamie Lin, Digital Technologies Librarian at Bridgepoint Education, creates multimedia tutorials for the Ashford University Library, which serves about 50,000 online learners around the world.  As information literacy instruction can be a little bit dry, Jamie spends a lot of time thinking about and experimenting with new ways to engage and encourage online learners, and has developed a series of interactive tutorials, using a choose-your-own-adventure mode of adaptive learning, interspersed with humorous, animated scenes to keep her users laughing as they learn. Prior to joining Bridgepoint Education, Jamie was a member of the library research team at Qualcomm. She serves as the Communications Chair of the SLA San Diego Chapter.

Robin Lockerby is currently is the Associate Director of Library Instruction & User Engagement, National University.   In addition, she is currently the Library Liaison for the School of Business and Management and has been with National University for twenty-eight years.  Robin also has a California K-12 teaching credential and works closely with National’s Sanford College of Education.   She has also been employed by Point Loma Nazarene and is professionally active in CARL, SCIL, the Distance Learning and Instruction Sections of ACRL, and the Association of Christian Librarians.

Laurel Moran is Head of Core Operations for San Diego Law Library (SDLL), a public law library with four locations county-wide.  One strategy SDLL implemented to fulfill its mission to make the law public is to form partnerships with libraries, government agencies and legal aid groups. Recently, SDLL created a Law Library presence in two public libraries, providing a librarian on rotation, a small print collection and access to legal research databases at both locations. SDLL partners with agencies such as Legal Aid, San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program, Divorce Mediation Group, and Elder Law & Advocacy to provide legal clinics at all law library locations, entering into MOUs to document what collaboration means to both parties.

Britt Mueller is Principal of the consulting organization, InfoLiquidity, working closely with publishers, information professionals and technology companies to optimize how content is used by organizations. Before she established InfoLiquidity, Britt was the long standing Sr. Director and leader for Qualcomm’s Library & Information Services department, overseeing the acquisition and delivery of content and research to a global employee base.  She currently serves as the president of the San Diego Chapter of SLA. She can be reached at: britt@infoliquidity.com

Cindy Shamel founded Shamel Information Services in 1998, offering consulting solutions to deliver information where knowledge workers need it most. She writes regularly for industry publications, having edited the book on online market and industry research, and most recently co-authored a knowledge management book offering insights from practical experience. Shamel is a past president of the Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP) and past president of the San Diego Chapter of SLA. Cindy Shamel recently engaged with SLA as a strategic change consultant and received the Presidential Citation for service to the association. She can be reached at cshamel@shamelinfo.com

 Duffy Tweedy has an MA in History and a Master of Library Science degree from Indiana University. He came to the UC San Diego Library in 1991, and for over 20 years taught research skills to undergraduates. When the Library reorganized three years ago Duffy became the Emerging Technologies Librarian in the new Learning Spaces Program. In this current position he manages a Technology Lending Program as well as a Digital Media Lab, and partners with the IT department and other groups to make the Library a more collaborative, active environment.

Sponsors

 

Our wonderful sponsors are listed below, and we thank them for their support!   Many of the sponsors will have representatives in attendance to share what’s new.

Meal and Equipment Sponsors

IEEE
Gale, Cengage Learning
ACM

Exhibitors

ACM
Gale, Cengage Learning
Digital Transitions
EBSCO
Elsevier
Soutron Global
Wolters Kluwer

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SLA-SD August Volunteer Event; Feeding America San Diego

Hello all,

Our next SLA-SD event will be a great opportunity to give back to our community.  It’s volunteering with Feeding America San Diego.

  • Food Sorting Volunteer event
  • Tuesday 8/23/16; 2:30-4:30
  • Register by 8/17/16
  • 9455 Waples Street, Suite 135 San Diego, CA 92121
  • No-host networking/happy hour afterwards at Green Flash Brewing Co. 6550 Mira Mesa Blvd

Founded in 2007, Feeding America San Diego is the leading hunger-relief organization in the county, distributing healthy food with dignity to San Diego residents struggling with hunger.  Our volunteer event will be centered around Food Sorting.  This includes:

  • Produce Gleaning: help to sort produce
  • Labeling blank cans called brites with nutritional information
  • BackPack Bag Decorating: decorate easy to carry paper bags
  • Project cleanup: all volunteer shifts include project cleanup and warehouse cleaning

A few tips from Feeding America San Diego

  • Close toed shoes are required; tennis shoes or running shoes work great!
  • Wear clothes you can work in that you don’t mind getting dirty
  • Bringing work gloves is recommended but not required
  • The Distribution Center is neither cooled nor heated – we urge you to dress accordingly.

Register to help this worthwhile cause by going to our online registration form.  After registration, you will receive instructions about how to sign up for the event with Feeding America San Diego (they have their own process on their web site)

Questions about details of this event? Greg Sorini at:  gsorini@qualcomm.com

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Hiring Managers Panel event 7/21/16 CANCELED

Due to lack of registrations, we are canceling the Library Hiring Managers Panel event that was to take place on 7/21/16.  Apologies for the late notice.

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There’s still time, but better hurry; SLA-SD event; Library hiring panel 7/21/16

Hi all,

There’s still time to register for this unique event.  Hear from and talk to four experts in library hiring.  Deadline to register is this Friday 7/15/16.

Hear it From the Source – Library Hiring Managers Panel; 7/21/16 – SLA-SD July event

Join us for a rare opportunity to hear directly from the people who make hiring decisions in four types of libraries.

Library Hiring Managers Panel

  • Thursday July 21st 4-6 pm
  • Qualcomm – 5775 Morehouse Dr. San Diego, 92121 – Room N-550C
  • Entrance instructions below
  • Refreshments served on-site
  • Qualcomm Library tour and networking after the panel
  • Register by Friday July 15th
  • SLA-SD members attend at no charge.  Non-members $15, students $5, CASH ONLY PLEASE

Our distinguished panel will provide insight into each of their library’s working environments and describe what they look for in a successful job candidate.  Gain insight into public, corporate, academic and law libraries and get the answers you’ve always wanted to know.  Panelists are:

  • Misty Jones, Director, San Diego Public Library
  • Dolly Goulart, Director, Library Services at Qualcomm
  • Elizabeth Grossman, Manager of Research and Library Operations, Bridgepoint Education
  • Tiffany O’Neil, Director, Knowledge Management & Records, Procopio

Sign up for this program by going to our online registration form.

To arrive at the event:

  • Enter Qualcomm from Morehouse Drive, tell security at the gate that you are here for Library event; ask for directions to building N
  • Park in any available space in parking structure to the right of security gate
  • Proceed to building N lobby, receptionist will have badges ready
  • Qualcomm Library staff will lead you to N-550C

Questions about details of this event? Greg Sorini at:  gsorini@qualcomm.com

Questions about the registration process? Kristi Ehrig-Burgess kehrigburgess@mingei.org

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Hear it From the Source – Library Hiring Managers Panel; 7/21/16 – SLA-SD July event

Join us for a rare opportunity to hear directly from the people who make hiring decisions in four types of libraries.

Library Hiring Managers Panel

  • Thursday July 21st 4-6 pm
  • Qualcomm – 5775 Morehouse Dr. San Diego, 92121 – Room N-550C
  • Entrance instructions below
  • Refreshments served on-site
  • Qualcomm Library tour and networking after the panel
  • Register by Friday July 15th
  • SLA-SD members attend at no charge.  Non-members $15, students $5, CASH ONLY PLEASE

Our distinguished panel will provide insight into each of their library’s working environments and describe what they look for in a successful job candidate.  This interactive session will give you insight into public, corporate, academic and law libraries and is a great opportunity for you to ask questions of these library leaders. Panelists are:

  • Misty Jones, Director, San Diego Public Library
  • Dolly Goulart, Director, Library Services at Qualcomm
  • Elizabeth Grossman, Manager of Research and Library Operations, Bridgepoint Education
  • Tiffany O’Neil, Director, Knowledge Management & Records, Procopio
  • Panel Moderator; Jill Blaemers, Information Consultant

Sign up for this program by going to our online registration form.

To arrive at the event:

  • Enter Qualcomm from Morehouse Drive, tell security at the gate that you are here for Library event; ask for directions to building N
  • Park in any available space in parking structure to the right of security gate
  • Proceed to building N lobby, receptionist will have badges ready
  • Qualcomm Library staff will lead you to N-550C

Questions about details of this event? Greg Sorini at:  gsorini@qualcomm.com

Questions about the registration process? Kristi Ehrig-Burgess kehrigburgess@mingei.org

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Career Development; Networking and Resume Writing Recap

It was a small but enthusiastic group who gathered at Qualcomm to listen to Qualcomm Staffing Specialist Vivian Smith present tips on networking, using LinkedIn and creating a winning resume.  Ms. Smith was energetic and very personable and had provided some great information.

She pointed out that everyone you know is in your network and that you currently have a large enough network to find a job.  Contacts can be business associates, former co-workers, friends, family or teachers.  As with any sort of networking, when looking for a job you need to put yourself out there and let people know you are looking for a position.  You may get turned down, often politely, but each attempt is more practice.

Using LinkedIn is a great way to make connections; after all, that was it original purpose.  Make sure your profile is current, includes an appropriate profile picture and if you are looking for a job, make sure that your jobs preferences are set correctly.  LinkedIn isn’t the only social media site recruiters and managers look at when seeking candidates.  Make sure your virtual presence is clean and professional.  If it’s on the Internet, it will be seen by potential employers.

A resume is the vehicle used to get you a job interview.  There are some unbreakable rules of resume writing.  No typos, use proper grammar and do not lie are a few.  Keep the resume to 1-2 pages and don’t make the resume too dense, busy or cute.  Don’t include a cover letter unless it is requested, especially when submitting a resume through an automated system.  Include both paid and unpaid experiences, if they are relevant to the job you are applying for and if you have a gap in your resume, address it; you will be asked about it in an interview.

So the session was very helpful.  All of us will dig deeper into LinkedIn and review resumes, even if we aren’t currently looking for a position.  It’s always better to be ready than scramble at the point of need.

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SLA-SD June event 6/23/16; Career development – Successful Resume writing and electronic networking

Successful Resume Writing and Electronic Networking

  • Thursday June 23rd 4-5:30 pm
  • Qualcomm – 5775 Morehouse Dr. San Diego, 92121 – Room QRC-119B
  • Entrance instructions below
  • Refreshments served on-site
  • Bring your laptop for hands on LinkedIn practice
  • Register by Monday June 20th

Whether you are looking for a new position, want tips on keeping your resume polished and up to date or want to make the most of sites like LinkedIn, this session will offer a wealth of information to help you achieve that goal.  See resume templates and examples and learn what to emphasize to make sure your application stays at the top of the stack.  You’ll learn how to use job boards, LinkedIn and other social media to enhance your job search.  Do you have your personal ‘elevator pitch’ down?  If not, find out how to develop it.

The session will be led by Vivian Smith, Staffing Specialist at Qualcomm.  Ms. Smith has 15+ years of HR and Recruiting experience with the last 10 specializing in technology.  She has been with Qualcomm for five years working with various teams in the company recruiting and hiring top talent.  She encourages attendees to bring their resume and laptop to get the most out of the session.

SLA-SD members attend for free.  Non-members $15, students $5, CASH ONLY PLEASE.

To arrive at the event:

  • Enter Qualcomm from Morehouse Drive, tell security at the gate that you are here for Library event; ask for directions to building QRC
  • Park in any available space in parking structure to the right of security gate
  • Proceed to building QRC lobby, receptionist will have badges ready (badges have WiFi connection information)
  • Qualcomm Library staff will lead you to QRC-119B
  • Plan to arrive a little early to get signed in and WiFi established

Sign up for this program by going to our online registration form.

Questions about the registration process or details of this event? Greg Sorini at:  gsorini@qualcomm.com

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San Diego History Center & Lore Behind the Roar Exhibit

Ken Allen Lore Behind the Roar SDHCWe have so many great treasures right here in our own backyard.  Members of SLA-SD and SANDALL (San Diego Area Law Librarians) took the time to explore a few on Tuesday, May 24, enjoying guided tours of the San Diego History Center (SDHC) Photo Collection, Research Library & Archives and current exhibit, The Lore Behind the Roar.

After gathering in the Atrium, we started down the stairs and into the Research Library and Archives.  Curator Tara Centybear shared the work behind The Lore Behind the Roar, an exhibit exploring the 100-year history and evolution of the San Diego Zoo.  Curators and staff from the SDHC worked closely with staff from San Diego Zoo Global (SDZG), combing through the SDZG Library & Archives, Photo Archives, and the Zoo and Park grounds, including the Institute for Conservation Research and Scripps and Paul Harter veterinary hospitals.

Next, Chris Travers, Director of the Photograph Collection, shared a few highlights from 2.5 million images, which is one of the largest regional photography collections in the United States.  The collection dates back to the 1860’s and is well preserved.

We continued our journey back in time with a presentation by Jane Kenealy, Archivist.  San Diego “firsts” in the collection include the first three volumes of the San Diego Union and the first book of recorded deeds.  The Archives also houses nautical maps and other early, although less accurate, San Diego area maps and interesting ephemera, such as old Padres programs.  Jane also shared a document signed by Abraham Lincoln, a news clipping book of suspicious deaths (1921-1926), Panama-California Exposition posters and several other amazing items.  With over 45 million documents, it couldn’t have been easy to pick a few favorites.

sdhc-sla-Archives

We could have easily spent the rest of the afternoon in the Research Library and Archives, but instead continued upstairs to view The Lore Behind the Roar.  We learned the San Diego Zoo was started by Panama-California Exposition physician Dr. Harry Wegeforth.  A San Diego resident and life-long animal lover, he was inspired by the roar of a lion from the Exposition’s menagerie.   “Wouldn’t it be splendid it San Diego had a zoo…I think I’ll start one,” he said to his brother.  The early years were not easy, and several colorful stories unfold in the exhibit galleries.

Diablo the Python Lore Behind the Roar SDHCThe exhibit also takes us to the present day and conservation success stories, such as the California condor.  Once reduced to a mere 22 in the wild, there are now over 400.  San Diego Zoo Global (SDZG) currently works in more than 35 countries across six continents.  Next to the Safari Park in Escondido, SDZG’s Institute for Conservation Research is home to the Frozen Zoo®,  over 10,000 living cell cultures, oocytes, sperm, and embryos representing nearly 1,000 taxa.

It was a packed afternoon and we continued our exploration of local treasures at a Balboa Park favorite, Panama 66, the outdoor restaurant at the San Diego Museum of Art.  We enjoyed the opportunity to learn more about the SDHC, the San Diego Zoo and spend time with our SANDALL colleagues.

As always, big thanks to Kristi Ehrig-Burgess and Greg Sorini for organizing, along with Dr. Michele A. L. Villagran from SANDALL.  We thoroughly enjoyed our time and appreciate the wonderful hospitality of  the SDHC staff.

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The Lore Behind the Roar! 100 Years of the San Diego Zoo and Library Tour at the San Diego History Center

  • Tuesday May 24th 3-4:30
  • Balboa Park Casa de Balboa 1649 El Prado, Suite 3
  • Limited to first 22 sign ups
  • Bring a children’s book for the kickoff of the Words Alive Children’s Book Drive
  • No-host happy hour at Panama 66 afterwards
  • Parking behind the Organ Pavilion

 

You are all familiar with the San Diego Zoo in Balboa Park.  Well this year it is celebrating 100 years!  We have organized a guided tour of The San Diego History Center’s Library and exhibit “The Lore Behind the Roar! 100 Years of the San Diego Zoo”.  This extraordinary exhibition tells the story of the Zoo’s humble 1915 beginnings to its evolution as a major tourist attraction and cultural touchstone. Get a deeper understanding and appreciation of the Zoo’s role in the San Diego community and its conservation efforts worldwide.

 

The SDHC Library is home to books, objects and an extensive photographic collection documenting San Diego’s history.  They were instrumental in putting together this exhibit and providing many of the materials.

 

Join us as Jane Kenealy, SDHC Archivist, leads the tour of the San Diego History Center Document Archives.  She will introduce the collections and explain how the materials are incorporated into recent and upcoming exhibitions. There will also be the opportunity to view materials used to support the current ”Lore Behind the Roar” exhibition.”

 

The Library visit will be followed by a docent led tour of the Lore Behind the Roar! exhibit.  Full of interactive features, visitors can “ride” on a vintage zoo tour bus, hear stories from long-time zoo employees, live the life of a zookeeper, explore the extensive animal and plant collection, and learn things they didn’t know about the world’s most popular zoo!

 

Entrance is free for SLA-SD members; $8 for non-members.  Sign up by May 20th, space is limited to 22 attendees.

 

This will be a joint event with SANDALL, so come meet new colleagues.

 

Please join us after the tour for a no-host happy hour at Panama 66 at the San Diego Museum of Art.

 

This will also be the kickoff of the Words Alive Children’s Book Drive.  In partnership with Words Alive, an organization committed to reading and literacy advocacy in disadvantaged communities, SLA-SD is collecting new or gently used books for children and youth (birth through high school) in English and Spanish. Bring your favorite children’s books to donate!

 

Sign up for this program and/or to join us for an informal social event at Panama 66 by going to our online registration form.

Questions about registration process? Kristi Ehrig-Burgess at: kehrigburgess@mingei.org

Questions about the details of this event? Greg Sorini at:  gsorini@qualcomm.com

Questions about the Words Alive Children’s Book Drive? Sharesly Rodriguez at: shareslyr@gmail.com

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