Information Power Online Registration Now Open



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Online registration is now open for Information Power 2016 – Libraries Make it Happen … Be a Maker! Find the link to register on the Wyoming Library Association website at www.wyla.org – look under upcoming events in the lower left corner of the homepage.

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Information Power is an annual institute for Wyoming school librarians to focus on issues of importance to them. This year it will be held from August 1-3 at Casper College, 125 College Drive, Casper, Wyo. in Room 322 of the University Union Building.

Schedule:

  • August 1 – Noon – 5  p.m.
  • August 2 – 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • August 3 – 8 a.m. – noon

Topics on the agenda:

  • Monday: AASL Update; Digital Citizenship: Fun Online Learning for K-9; All Things Google in the Library; Tech Share.
  • Tuesday: Makerspace article discussion; Integrating Makerspace into a school library; Show-and-Tell Makerspace with 3D printer demo; Mackin e-books with Bobbi Craig; Database and E-zine Update with Chris Van Burgh and Desiree Saunders; Group Brain with Paige Bredenkamp, WSL school library consultant.
  • Wednesday: Book talks with Wind City Books and 20% off book-buying opportunity – Business Meeting and GRAND PRIZE DRAWING.

Cost for the three-day institute is $81, or register for the one-day option (August 2) for $61. Registration includes Tuesday lunch. Lodging at the rate of $89 plus tax is available at the Quality Inn & Suites; call (307) 266-2400 and request the Wyoming Library Association block.

For more information, contact: Kathy Bjornestad at bjornestadk@crook1.com.

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