PLS Conference Comes to Poughkeepsie!


PLS Spring Break: Get out there and get it done!
Project Management & Community Engagement

Public Library Section (PLS) of the New York Library Association (NYLA) will hold their Spring Conference at the Boardman Road Branch of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District on Friday, June 10th!

Some of the most critical proficiencies that public library professionals need to develop include two areas many of us struggle with: demonstrating effective project management and forging meaningful community connections.

Whether you are beginning the research phase of a construction project, working on your programming calendar, or seeking to strengthen partnerships in your community, the PLS Spring Conference has something for you!

Date & Time: Friday, June 10, 2016 from 10:00am – 3:00pm followed by a tour of the Walkway Over the Hudson.

Location: Boardman Road Branch Library, 141 Boardman Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

Cost: $50 NYLA Members; $75 non-members

Program Schedule:
10:00am            Registration & Networking
10:30                Project Management with Emily Clasper (Suffolk County Library System)
12:00pm           Catered Lunch
1:00                  Community Engagement Panel and Breakout Sessions with Brittney Russell (Queens), Rebecca Lubin (Albany) and Erica Freudenberger (Red Hook)
3:00                  Depart for Walkway Over the Hudson