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Mary Ghikas's picture

Kitchen Table Conversations -- about ALA Conference


I have posted the narrative summary statements from the 2014 Midwinter Meeting Kitchen Table Conversations in ALA Connect -- in the Kitchen Table Conversation group.  It is an open group and the post is tagged "public."  I have given you the specific address above.  The lengthier consolidated notes from three days of discussion are attached to that post.

As you know, we have been holding this conversations over the past year -- at both the 2013 Annual and 2014 Midwinter, asking participants about their aspirations for and concerns about ALA as their professional community. 

Based on the discussion at Annual (2013), we focused a significant portion of our discussion at Midwinter specifically on Annual Conference.  I believe you will find much to consider and discuss in the narrative summary and the consolidated notes.