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  • 1.  Kentucky Chapter Updates

    Posted 03-22-2017 10:41

    Hello Kentucky Chapter Members!! 


    There is still time to register for JSC2017 at Lake Barkley State Resort Park!!

     The following advisory board positions are vacant. Email if interested in volunteering!

    • Membership Chair
    • Webmaster

    The Public Relations committee chair needs a volunteer on their committee as well.

     Welcome and Welcome Back & Thank you for Renewing – New and Renewing Members (November 2016 to present)

    Abby Thorne

    Amanda Williams

    Andrew Adler

    Brandi Duggins

    Brittany Davis

    Christina Byrne

    Constance Ard

    Elizabeth Polly

    Eric Goodman

    Gloria Zamora

    Jacqueline Doucet

    Jeffrey Witt

    Josh Burczyk

    Kevin Adams

    Rachel Combs

    Sherry Connor

    Susan Brown

    Susan Finley

    Tammy Kirk

    Terry Buckner

    Valerie Perry




     The following career opportunities are from Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives:



    Application Deadline

    Teen Programmer/Circulation Clerk

    Garrard County Public Library

    March 17, 2017

    Youth Services Librarian

    Boone County Public Library

    March 22, 2017

    Bookmobile Librarian

    Garrard County Public Library

    March 24, 2017

    Director of Library Services

    Asbury University

    April 1, 2017

    Programming Assistant

    Bath County Memorial Library

    April 7, 2017

    Children's Department Assistant Volunteer

    Campbell County Public Library - Ft. Thomas branch

    April 9, 2017

    Digital Humanities Librarian

    University of Kentucky Libraries

    April 15, 2017

    Substitute Teacher Librarian (pool)

    Sayre School

    May 31, 2017

    Acquisitions Assistant

    Hogan Lovells US LLP

    June 30, 2017

    Acquisitions Manager

    Hogan Lovells US LLP

    June 30, 2017

    Children's Services Librarian

    Pulaski County Public Library

    June 30, 2017

    Digital Humanities Librarian

    Location: Lexington, Kentucky

    Company: University of Kentucky

    Instructional Design and Nursing Liaison Librarian

    Location: Lexington, Kentucky

    Company: University of Kentucky

    Music & Fine Arts Cataloging Librarian

    Location: Lexington, Kentucky

    Company: University of Kentucky


     Early Bird registration deadline for SLA annual meeting in Phoenix, AZ EXTENDED to March 31, 2017. Register here.


    Louise Leckner Memorial Travel Stipends for 2017 SLA Annual Conference - The SLA-PAM Professional Development Committee is pleased to announce that IOP Publishing is once again sponsoring conference travel stipends to help new librarians with the expenses of attending the SLA Annual Conference. The stipends aim to accelerate the advancement of new librarians entering science/technology librarianship by mentoring them to access educational and professional opportunities within SLA.


    Career Transitions for Librarians (April 3, 12-1 PST)

    Join Raymond Pun, editor of the book Career Transitions for Librarians: Proven Strategies for Moving to Another Type of Library (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016), for the first installment in the SLA Western Canada Chapter’s "Getting Hired" webinar series. Drawing on personal narratives of librarians who successfully made the switch, Ray will offer practical strategies for transitioning from one type of library to another.

    This event is free and open to all SLA members; register here

    Jacqueline Bartek
    Library Services & Resource Specialist
    Asphalt Institute
    (859) 699-1765