Military Libraries at SLA 2021

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1. Military Libraries Business Meeting

Date: Tuesday, 10 August

Time: 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM EDT

Description:  Annual business meeting of Military Libraries. All members welcome to attend. We invite your ideas, concerns, and feedback.

2. Defending Democracy in the Digital Information Age

Date: Thursday, 12 August

Time: 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM EDT

Description: "Bret Schafer, from the German Marshall Fund's Alliance for Securing Democracy, will focus on how authoritarian regimes have been exploiting social media platforms to undermine democratic institutions and destabilize democratic societies - and not just in the context of elections. As time allows, they will also discuss some solutions for various parts of society - government, the private sector, media, etc."

3. Military Libraries Community Reception: Cocktails and Story Time

Date: Friday, 13 August

Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT

Description: Back by popular demand. Please join the Military Librarians as we pair our favorite drinks with our favorite reads. Like hefeweizen and "Faust?" A manhattan with the "Great Gatsby" your go-to? Whether it is sazerac and "A Confederacy of Dunces" or cognac with Cyrano de Bergerac, please join us for our annual SLA get together. If you don't drink, Darjeeling with Agatha Christie or lemonade with Pollyanna works, too. Feel free to share why you choose your drink with your book or just join us to say hello.