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Friday, April 20 • 11:00am - 11:40am
Lions, Rotarians, and Kiwanians: Oh My! Why Library Membership in Service Organizations Matters

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You know ‘community engagement’ is important, but what do those outdated, old-fashioned service organizations have to do with that? Hear what several library directors have learned from serving in their local Rotary and Kiwanis Clubs. Learn why they encourage involvement in community service organizations for other library staff in addition to library directors.


Bill Baars

Library Director, Lake Oswego Public Library
Bill is the tireless leader of the Lake Oswego Public Library and a frequent past presenter of 2-Minute Reviews. He returns for a final encore performance in this session in 2018!

Mo Cole

Library Director, Oregon City Public Library
Mo Cole is the Library Director at the Oregon City Public Library, is an OLA Past President and PLD Past Chair and has worked in public, academic, and special libraries since 1987.

Pat Duke

Library Director, Wilsonville Public Library

Leah Griffith

Library Director, Newberg Public Library


Friday April 20, 2018 11:00am - 11:40am PDT
Hansberry Hilton Eugene Conference Center, 66 East 6th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401-2667 USA