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Holiday Closings 2019

The MCLS office will be closed the following days for the 2019 holiday season: Thu, Nov 28 Fri, Nov 29 Mon, Dec 23 Tue, Dec 24 Wed, Dec 25 Wed, Jan 1 Happy Holidays!

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Inventory offer on bibliotheca products

On Dec. 31, 2019, MCLS’s contract with bibliotheca will end. As MCLS concludes this partnership, we are offering special pricing on our remaining product inventory. From now until supplies run out, MCLS will offer Single DVD Cases at discounted pricing. Members can purchase a case of 100 Single DVD Cases for $220.00. This amounts to …Read more »

Notes from the Executive Director – Nov/Dec 2019

On November 6, MCLS Board President Edra Waterman, Board Audit Committee member Joel Scheuher, and I presented during the 2019 MCLS Annual Membership Meeting. Thanks to all who participated to keep up with what’s happening with our organization. For those who missed the meeting, I’ll use my space in this month’s newsletter to provide a …Read more »

Expired: Register now for digital literacy workshops in Indiana

MCLS will be offering five workshops in March and April 2020 as part of an Indiana LSTA grant project to support the development of digital skills and literacies of Indiana public library staff. The workshops will empower participants to create a digital learning plan for their library by learning how to incorporate technology competencies and …Read more »

2019 Board Election Results

By an overwhelming majority vote, our member representatives elected the proposed slate of returning board members. The elected slate includes: At-Large Library Representative (Indiana) – Alexis Macklin, Purdue University Fort Wayne Public Library Representative (Indiana) – Edra Waterman, Hamilton East Public Library Academic Library Representative (Michigan) – Annie Bélanger, Grand Valley State University Special Library …Read more »