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We want to hear from you this summer!

MCLS and Library of Michigan staff are taking a road trip around the state of Michigan this summer and we want to talk to YOU!

The regional meeting and MeLCat Symposium are *FREE* to all Michigan library staff.

We begin at 10 AM and adjourn at 4 PM – you can choose how you would like to participate – including lunch!

Register by July 2.

We hope to see you at one of these locations:
July 7 – Warren Public Library
July 8 – Canton Public Library
July 9 – Muskegon Community College
July 10 – Marshall District Library
July 14 – Northern Michigan University – Marquette
July 15 – Otsego County Library – Gaylord
July 16 – Butman-Fish Branch – Public Libraries of Saginaw

Morning sessions include updates from MCLS and the Library of Michigan about special library projects and initiatives.
The afternoon “MeLCat Symposium” is an opportunity to discuss, ask questions, or provide feedback about MeLCat and RIDES.

10:00 am Welcome
10:10 am MCLS Update: Current projects and what’s on the horizon
10:40 am Library of Michigan report and update
11:00 am Break
11:10 am Break out table talks: Our library community at a crossroads
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm MeLCat Update: What’s new and exciting?
1:15 pm MeLCat Lightning Round: Policies and processing
1:30 pm RIDES: News and discussion
2:00 pm Break
2:15 pm MeLCat and RIDES trivia contest (with prizes!)
2:30 pm MeLCat community conversation
3:45 pm Wrap-up
4:00 pm Adjourn