30 October 2006

Workshop - Lifelong Access

Date: Monday, December 4, 2006
Place: The Crossings of Colonie, 580 Albany Shaker Road
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
No charge, Lunch provided, Registration required

Lifelong Access Workshop

Want to learn about new and innovative ways to reach and serve baby boomers and active older adults in your community?

Looking for an opportunity to network with other librarians and local organizations that work with these populations?

THEN WE HAVE THE WORKSHOP FOR YOU! The Americans for Libraries Council (ALC), in partnership with the Albany Guardian Society and New York State Library, invites public library staff, students, and trustees from the Capital Region and surrounding areas to attend the Lifelong Access Workshop. This unique training opportunity is part of ALC’s National Lifelong Access Libraries Initiative.

Emphasizing the power of collaborations with local organizations that work with baby boomers and active older adults, the workshop will include the following sessions:

Introduction to Lifelong Access: Gloria Coles, Lifelong Access National Director

Lifelong Access in Action: Innovative Partnerships Between Libraries and Local Organizations, Lifelong Access Fellows

Creativity and Aging Programming in Libraries: A Connection to Healthy Living in Older Adults, Carolyn Zablotny, Associate Executive Director, Elders Share the Arts

World Café Activity (optional)Elissa Kane, Director of Development, Albany Public Library

SPACE IS LIMITED, SO REGISTER TODAY! Send an email with your name, library, address, and phone number to Amanda Latreille at alatreil@mail.nysed.gov. The registration deadline is November 27, 2006. To learn more, visit the Lifelong Access Libraries website at www.lifelonglibraries.org.

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