Category: Annual Meeting

21 Sep

Annual Membership Meeting scheduled for November 17

Mark your calendars for the MCLS Annual Membership Meeting to place place from 10-11am Eastern (9-10am Central) on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. This year’s membership meeting will be held online using Zoom online meeting software and will feature reports from MCLS President Eva Davis, Executive Director Randy Dykhuis, and MCLS Treasurer (and Audit Committee Chair) …Read more »

06 Sep

2017 Membership Ballot: Slate of Nominees and Bylaws Amendments

The MCLS Board of Directors has accepted the Nominating Committee’s proposed slate of candidates for the five seats whose terms expire at the end of December 2017. Electronic voting to approve the slate of candidates begins on September 18. All Member Representatives should receive an email on September 18 with voting instructions. Votes will be …Read more »

28 Dec

Randy Dykhuis shares MCLS Annual Meeting highlights

Step out. Take a risk. Dare to make a difference. Keynote speakers Maxine Bleiweis and Barbara Dewey urged attendees at this year’s Annual Meeting to become better innovators. They spoke from their experience as library directors: Bleiweis at The Westport Library in Connecticut and Dewey at Penn State University. Both highlighted the ways that they …Read more »

02 Nov

MCLS has proposed bylaws revisions

Annual Meeting, MCLS, MCLS Board, Membership, News by Michelle Bradley

At this year’s business meeting, which will be held during our Annual Membership Meeting on November 18, you will be asked to vote on revisions to the MCLS bylaws. The revisions are necessary to bring MCLS into compliance with the updated Michigan Nonprofit Act, which was approved by the legislature in 2015. The MCLS Board …Read more »

24 Oct

Time is running out to register for 2016 Annual Meeting

The theme of this year’s meeting, on Friday, Nov. 18, will be Innovation in Libraries. Our morning keynote speaker will be Maxine Bleiweis of Maxine Bleiweis and Associates who will present on her experiences with innovation as director of the Westport Public Library in Connecticut. Our afternoon keynote speaker will be Barbara I. Dewey, Dean, …Read more »

25 Aug

Register today for the MCLS annual meeting – November 18

The theme of this year’s meeting will be Innovation in Libraries. Our morning keynote speaker will be Maxine Bleiweis of Maxine Bleiweis and Associates who will present on her experiences with innovation as director of the Westport Public Library in Connecticut. Our afternoon keynote speaker will be Barbara I. Dewey, Dean, University Libraries and Scholarly …Read more »

25 Sep

Annual membership meeting scheduled for November 20

Register today for the MCLS Annual Membership Meeting scheduled for November 20, 2015 from 10-11 am Eastern (9-10 am Central). This year’s business meeting will be held online via streaming video and will feature reports from MCLS board chair, Ray Arnett, Executive Director, Randy Dykhuis, and Audit committee chair, Lise Mitchell. There is no cost …Read more »

20 Oct

MCLS welcomes new board members

In an overwhelming majority vote, our member representatives voted to elect the proposed slate of new and returning board members. The announcement was made at the MCLS 2014 Annual Meeting on October 3 in Battle Creek. The elected slate: Indiana Academic Library Representative – Nancy Kirkpatrick, Marian University Indiana Special Library Representative – Jennifer Helmen, …Read more »

23 Sep

Learn how Michigan and Indiana librarians are engaging and transforming their communities

Please join us for the MCLS Annual Meeting on October 3, 2014 at the McCamly Plaza in Battle Creek, Michigan. Our keynote will be from Maureen Sullivan, former ALA president, presenting on how libraries can engage and transform their community. Following Maureen a panel of regional library leaders will respond to and share how they …Read more »

22 Sep

October Training at MCLS

Register today for the following training opportunities with MCLS in October. MCLS Annual Meeting, October 3 (at the McCamly Plaza, Battle Creek, Michigan) *Deadline to register this Friday Reference Triage for Paraprofessionals, October 6 (online) *Deadline to register this Friday MeLCat Cataloging Workshop, October 7-9 (online) MARC: An Introduction, October 7-9 (online) The MeLCat Overdue …Read more »