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  • 5/31 - Tour the Southern Regional Library Facility at UCLA

    May 31, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM (PT)

    Tour the Southern Regional Library Facility at UCLA
    Friday, May 31st at 1pm

    (Panoramic of display case for SRLF Phase 1, designed and assembled by Karen May, Retired, 1st SRLF Processing Manager. Credit, SRLF)

    Thanks to the wonderful librarians at the Southern Regional Library Facility, SLA-SCC will be visiting for a tour on Friday, May 31st at 1pm! SRLF is located on UCLA’s campus at 305 De Neve Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90095.

    Established in 1987, the Southern Regional Library Facility (known as the SRLF) provides space for University of California library materials, archives and manuscript collections. SRLF accepts materials from all 10 UC campuses, particularly those in southern California, including UC San Diego, UC Riverside, UC Irvine, UC Santa Barbara and UCLA. Low-use library materials in all formats are accepted for storage -- books, serials, atlases, microfilm, A/V materials, maps and Special collections materials such as archival manuscripts, record boxes and document cases. SRLF also contains an Imaging Services unit which specializes in the digitization and microfilming of rare or deteriorating materials. 

    They have generously offered to provide parking passes for tour attendees who register in advance – RSVP to rays@metro.net to get on the list! The pass must be picked up at SRLF before entering the parking lot – details will be sent to registrants.

    The tour will be approximately 1.5-2 hours, and includes visits to the storage areas as well as the imaging services spaces.

    WHEN: Friday, May 31st at 1pm (Please plan to arrive approx. 20 minutes early to allow time to pick up the parking validation and park)

    WHERE: Southern Regional Library Facility 305 De Neve Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90095
    Directions: http://www.srlf.ucla.edu/map/

    HOW: RSVP to rays@metro.net

    More about SRLF: http://www.srlf.ucla.edu/

    Los Angeles, CA, United States

  • SLA 2019 Annual Conference

    Jun 14 - 18, (ET)

    Banner for SLA's 2019 Conference in Cleveland
    SLA 2019 Annual Conference

    Friday, June 14 through Tuesday, June 18, 2019
    at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland in Cleveland, Ohio

    Continuing education and certificate courses, unit business meetings, and special events will take place on June 14-15. The conference will officially kick off on Sunday, June 16, with educational workshops, followed by the Opening General Session at 10:30 a.m. The INFO-EXPO (exhibit hall) opens with a luncheon Monday at 12:00 p.m.

     View the Schedule at a Glance and All Scheduled Sessions.
    Register Now!

    Cleveland, OH, United States

  • Western States Chapters Reception at SLA 2019

    Jun 17, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM (ET)

     Banner for the 2019 SLA Western Chapters Reception

    Western States Chapters Reception

    at SLA Annual Conference in Cleveland  

    Enjoy catching up with colleagues and sharing stories and insights at the Western States Chapters Reception! The reception will take place at Great Lakes Brewing Company, and will be hosted by the Southern California Chapter.

    Who: YOU! And other SLA colleagues from Western States Chapters - Pacific Northwest, Rocky Mountain, Route 66, San Diego, Sierra Nevada, SF Bay Area, and Southern California Chapters

    What: A social and networking reception at SLA’s 2019 Annual Conference in Cleveland

    When: June 17th, 2019 7:30 - 9:00PM

    Where: Great Lakes Brewing Company, 2516 Market Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113

    How: Look for “Western States Chapters Reception” in the list of add-ons when you register for the conference, and add the ticket to your registration. If you have already registered, Visit this page to add ticketed events to your existing conference registration, and:  

    1. Log in with your Last Name and your Record ID or Email Address.  
    2. Select “Modify My Registration”  
    3. Go to the Sessions/Merchandise section and select “Modify”  
    4. Select “Western States Chapters Reception” and any other desired ticketed events  
    5. Select “Update” 

    Cost: $25.00

    Attendees are responsible for covering their own transportation. Make carpool buddies and cruise over together!
    Great Lakes Brewing is 2 miles from the Convention Center, which means it's about a 7 minute drive/Uber/Lyft, 40 minute walk, and about 17 minutes on Public Transit (81 bus).

    Choose your own adventure/map it here: https://goo.gl/maps/LEFEtBmrWCrZTRKx5


    #Party
    Cleveland, OH, United States

  • Save the Date: 8/3 - Brand Library & Art Center Tour

    Aug 3, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM (PT)
    Come enjoy a tour of the Brand Library and Art Center in Glendale on Saturday, August 3rd!
    More details coming soon. More about the Brand: https://www.brandlibrary.org/about-brand
    Glendale, CA, United States

  • 2019 Professional Development Day

    Sep 28, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (PT)
    Save the date for SLA SoCal's annual Professional Development Day -- Saturday, 9/28. Details coming soon! Please note the "Registration Now" link is not live yet.
    Rolling Hills Estates, CA, United States