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04-29-2013 

2014 Connecticut Library Association Conference
Building Community - In Our Towns, Our State, and Our Profession
Crowne Plaza Hartford - Cromwell
100 Berlin Rd.
Cromwell, CT 06416
http://bit.ly/TnRNQL

 

The 123rd Annual Conference will be held at the Crowne Plaza in Cromwell, CT on April 28th and 29th, 2014.

We have two exciting keynote speakers this year.  Siva Vaidhyanathan, author of The Googlization of Everything – and Why We Should Worry and The Anarchist in the Library will be kicking the Conference off on Monday.  Renee Hobbs, from the Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island will speaking on Tuesday.

Conference Registration is open! How to Register
- Registration is now open. CLA Members should log in with their username and password to receive conference member rates.  We accept Visa, Mastercard, or check as payment. If paying by check, please be advised that your registration will not be completed until payment is received. All payments must be received no less than 3 business days before the conference. Payments for “Early Bird” registrations MUST be received by the early rate deadline of 4/1 in order to qualify for the lower rate. You will be notified via email when your check is received and your registration is processed.

Plan your Day Before you begin the registration process, you will need to decide which workshops, or sessions, you will attend at the conference. It's a good idea to print out, or have available, the program descriptions (located as a PDF at the top of this page) during registration.

Other Important Info  Hotel Reservation information is available from within the Registration Form.

If you have a disability and require an accommodation in order to participate in a program, please contact the CLA office (860-346-2444) or cla [at] ctlibrarians [dot] org by April 11, 2014

Visit the Exhibits
We have a full house of vendor exhibitor tables at this year's conference.  Full listing here.

Conference Registration Rates & Information
Lunch is included in the registration rate.

One & Two-Day Rates, including registration at the door:
CLA member: $140 (one day) / $250 (two days) 
Students, Unemployed, or Retired*: $75 (one day) / $135  (two days)
Non-Member: $175 (one day) / $330 (two days)

* Students, Unemployed, or Retired must be CLA members to register at the reduced rate.This rate also requires a 2-hour volunteer committment per day.

Hotel Conference Room Rate
The conference room rate is $109/night. You can call the Crowne Plaza's reservation line at 860-635-2000 and mention the group name or you can use the Hotel Reservation Link.

Directions & Parking
The Crowne Plaza Hotel is at 100 Berlin Road, in Cromwell, Connecticut  and just off exit 21 on I-91. Map and more detailed directions are available on their online map. All CLA Conference attendees can park for FREE in hotel parking lots.

Other Information
The 2014 Conference Committee Resources:


The 2011 Conference Committee Resources:

The 2011 Conference Committee:

2011 CLA
President
Conf. Committee
co-chair
Conf. Committee
co-chair
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Debbie Herman

Central CT State University
hermand@ccsu.edu
David Boudinot

Henry Carter Hull Library, Clinton
david@hchlibrary.org
Caitlin Augusta

Stratford Library Association
caitlinreads@gmail.com
Future Meetings

October 05, 2016

CLA YA Section

October 05, 2016
10:00 AM EDT - 11:00 AM EDT

Wallingford Public Library
200 North Main Street
Wallingford, CT 06492-3791
http://www.wallingford.lioninc.org/

Getting Ready for Meet-Up and Annual
 

October 06, 2016

CLA Board Meeting

October 06, 2016
10:00 AM EDT - 12:00 PM EDT

Middletown Library Service Center
786 South Main Street
Middletown, CT 06457

Monthly meeting of the board
 

October 07, 2016

CLA Annual Children's Section Meeting 2016

October 07, 2016
9:30 AM EDT - 4:00 PM EDT

Wallingford Public Library
200 North Main Street
Wallingford, CT 06492-3791
http://www.wallingford.lioninc.org/

Thinking Outside the Box: Annual Section Meeting
 

October 20, 2016

CLA Annual Public Libraries Section Meeting

October 20, 2016
10:00 AM EDT - 12:00 PM EDT

Wallingford Public Library
200 North Main Street
Wallingford, CT 06492-3791
http://www.wallingford.lioninc.org/

Help Us to Help You!: Making Your Library More User Friendly
 

October 21, 2016

CLA Low or No Budget Programs and How to Promote Them

October 21, 2016
10:00 AM EDT - 1:00 PM EDT

Henry Carter Hull Library
10 Killingworth Turnpike
Clinton, CT 06413
http://www.hchlibrary.org/

CLA Reference & Adult Services Section presents some fun ideas to entice adults into your library programs.
 

October 27, 2016

The Purpose-Based Library: Finding Your Path to Survival, Success and Growth

October 27, 2016
10:00 AM EDT - 4:00 PM EDT

Wallingford Public Library
200 N Main St
Wallingford, CT 06492
http://www.wallingford.lioninc.org/

Customer Service Fall Workshop
 

October 28, 2016

Welcoming Diversity with CLASS: CLA Support Staff Professional Development Conference 2016

October 28, 2016
8:30 AM EDT - 3:30 PM EDT

University of Hartford, Harry Jack Gray Center
200 Bloomfield Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06117
http://www.hartford.edu

This conference is an opportunity for library support staff to learn new skills and to network with fellow support staff members from throughout the state.
 

November 01, 2016

Library Access for All

November 01, 2016
9:00 AM EDT - 12:30 PM EDT

West Haven Public Library
300 Elm Street
West Haven, CT 06516
http://whpl.lioninc.org/

ADA Committee Fall Program
 

November 03, 2016

CLA Board Meeting

November 03, 2016
10:00 AM EDT - 12:00 PM EDT

Middletown Library Service Center
786 South Main Street
Middletown, CT 06457

Monthly meeting of the board
 

November 16, 2016

YA Librarian Meet Up

November 16, 2016
9:30 AM EST - 3:00 PM EST

Wallingford Public Library
200 North Main Street
Wallingford, CT 06492-3791
http://www.wallingford.lioninc.org/

Awesome Statewide YA Librarian Meet-Up
 

December 01, 2016

CLA Board Meeting

December 01, 2016
10:00 AM EST - 12:00 PM EST

Middletown Library Service Center
786 South Main Street
Middletown, CT 06457

Monthly meeting of the board
 

January 05, 2017

CLA Board Meeting

January 05, 2017
10:00 AM EST - 12:00 PM EST

Middletown Library Service Center
786 South Main Street
Middletown, CT 06457

Monthly meeting of the board
 

February 02, 2017

CLA Board Meeting

February 02, 2017
10:00 AM EST - 12:00 PM EST

Middletown Library Service Center
786 South Main Street
Middletown, CT 06457

Monthly meeting of the board
 

March 02, 2017

CLA Board Meeting

March 02, 2017
10:00 AM EST - 12:00 PM EST

Middletown Library Service Center
786 South Main Street
Middletown, CT 06457

Monthly meeting of the board
 

April 06, 2017

CLA Board Meeting

April 06, 2017
10:00 AM EDT - 12:00 PM EDT

Middletown Library Service Center
786 South Main Street
Middletown, CT 06457

Monthly meeting of the board
 

June 01, 2017

CLA Board Meeting

June 01, 2017
10:00 AM EDT - 12:00 PM EDT

Avon Free Public Library
281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
http://www.avonctlibrary.info/

Monthly meeting of the board