Celebrate National Library Week April 13-19!

A banner with information about supporting libraries during National Library Week, April 13-19th!

Please plan to attend the National Library Week Town Hall presentation with Barbara Stripling, President of the American Library Association on “The Declaration to the Right to Libraries!”

Monday, April 14th, 10:30 am – 12 noon.
University of Michigan, Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery, Room 100

James Hilton will introduce President Stripling who will share her national and international perspectives on the greatest challenges and opportunities for libraries to be life-long learning institutions, community builders, publishing partners, collaborators, empowerment engines, maker spaces, and much more.
The town hall meeting format encourages questions from the audience. If you have questions to submit in advance, please contact: Karen Downing or Emily Hamstra.  Read more about Barbara Stripling’s work: http://my.ischool.syr.edu/Profiles/Preview/bstripli

Also: Monday, April 14, 7:00 – 8:30 pm. – National Library Week Lecture: American Library Association PresidentBarbara Stripling Discusses “Why Libraries Are Here To Stay”
Ann Arbor District Library, Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose RoomLibraries today have transformed themselves into community centers of conversation, innovation, and literacy – both face-to-face and virtual!  But, what does the future hold for libraries of the 21st Century?  Join us for a special National Library Week event as American Library Association President Barbara Stripling discusses the current state and future of libraries in a presentation entitled “Why Libraries Are Here To Stay.”  This special event is cosponsored by AADL and the U-M Library.Contact Tim Grimes with questions about this event.Both events are free and open to all!
For students interested in working at the University of Michigan Library system, be sure to check out the University Library Job Fair for students
Date & Time: April 18, 2014 – 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery, 100

Are you a student looking for Spring/Summer and/or Fall 2014 employment?  Are you interested in a flexible work schedule that accommodates your class schedule?

Please join us if you are interested in working in the University of Michigan Library system. Potential work locations include the Hatcher-Shapiro Libraries, Buhr Building, the Museums Library, the Music Library and the Duderstadt Center. No registration is required to attend this student job fair. Please contact libjobfair@umich.edu with questions.

There are a variety of work study and non work-study positions available including:

  • Staffing Customer Service and Information Desks

  • Shelving

  • Document retrieval

  • Instructional Technology consultants

  • Programmer/Analysts

  • Publishing Marketing assistants

  • Project assistants

  • Peer Information Counselors


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