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Events

DCLA hosts a variety of events including tours, discussions, presentations, and social gatherings. We also list community events of interest to our members. 

Upcoming events

    • 06 Dec 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Whittier Education Campus, 6201 5th Street N.W., Washington, D.C. 20011

    Join DCLA and DCPS (DC Public School libraries) in our campaign

     

    #MySchoolLibrarian

     

    We are calling all librarians, information professionals, and library supporters to volunteer for a day of service to help fellow D.C. school librarians. Volunteers will help school librarians with weeding, re-shelving, and organizing materials within the school library.



    On Saturday, December 6, 2014 

    we will be volunteering at


    Whittier Education Campus

    6201 5th Street N.W.

    Washington, DC 20011

    http://www.whittierdc.org/


    from 


    10:00a.m. until 2:00p.m. 


    Questions? Contact Christina Bailey, DCLA President

    dclapresident@gmail.com







    • 09 Dec 2014
    • 6:30 PM
    • Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Room 315 (3rd Floor)
    • 22

    DCLA's Career and Leadership Development Series presents: 

    LinkedIn Workshop

    Seasoned Librarians and Transitioning Information Professionals please join DCLA for a LinkedIn makeover!

    During this workshop DCLA Members will have professional photographs taken to add to their LinkedIn page. Each participant will have their own individual computer to work on while being instructed by Jamilla Coleman, DCLA System Director. The workshop will highlight how to post information and brand yourself using LinkedIn.

    Location:

    CUA- Catholic University of America
    Building: Columbus School of Law
    Room: 315 (3rd Floor)
    Campus Map: http://www.cua.edu/res/docs/cuamap.pdf

    **This workshop is open to active DCLA members. You must be an active DCLA member to register for this workshop**

    If you have any questions please contact Christina Bailey, DCLA President at dclapresident@gmail.com


Past events

20 Nov 2014 November DCLA Board Meeting
19 Nov 2014 Book Discussion: This Book is Overdue: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All
15 Nov 2014 Book Discussion: This Book is Overdue: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All
13 Nov 2014 The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Grant Writing Workshop
23 Oct 2014 DCLA Board meeting
20 Oct 2014 Trivia Night: Battle of the Librarians 2.0
18 Oct 2014 DC Author Festival
09 Oct 2014 Presentation by Lee Rainie: Who Uses Libraries and Who Doesn't? A Special Typology
25 Sep 2014 DCLA Board meeting
23 Sep 2014 Fall Member Reception at La Tasca
19 Sep 2014 UNCENSORED: The Preview Party
10 Sep 2014 Town Hall
28 Aug 2014 DCLA Board meeting
07 Aug 2014 DCPL Lecture: From Ryder to Rothko, The Quest for the Best American Art
31 Jul 2014 Adult Literacy, Incarceration & Re-entry: A Panel Discussion
24 Jun 2014 Town Hall
20 Jun 2014 DCLA 120th Anniversary and Awards Ceremony
12 Jun 2014 BiblioCraft Author Talk & Workshop with Jessica Pigza, NYPL's Handmade Librarian
15 May 2014 DCLA Board meeting
07 May 2014 Craft Your Personal Brand!
04 May 2014 Literary Hill BookFest
27 Apr 2014 ALA Preservation Week
24 Apr 2014 Joint Spring Workshop 2014: Leveraging Your Data
21 Apr 2014 Books Behind Bars: a Discussion on the Need for Library Services at the DC Jail
15 Apr 2014 DCLA Board meeting
09 Apr 2014 Free LLAMA Webinar: Interviewing Tips to Get a Job
07 Apr 2014 DCLA Adaptive Services Interest Group (ASIG) Meet-Up
04 Apr 2014 24th Annual Elizabeth Stone Lecture with American Library Association President, Barbara Stripling
20 Mar 2014 DCLA Board meeting
12 Mar 2014 Reignite Your Library Career
27 Feb 2014 CUA LIS Colloquium with David Mao, Law Librarian of Congress
20 Feb 2014 DCLA Publicity Committee meeting
20 Feb 2014 DCLA Board meeting
12 Feb 2014 ALCTS Webinar: How to Host a Preservation Week Event
04 Feb 2014 LLSDC 75th Anniversary Happy Hour
04 Feb 2014 Webinar on Immigration Resources for Public Librarians
01 Feb 2014 Learning to Make the Change in the Newseum's Digital Classroom
31 Jan 2014 CUA’s 6th Annual "Bridging the Spectrum" Symposium on Scholarship and Practice
27 Jan 2014 DC Area Health Sciences Libraries (DCAHSL) meeting!
24 Jan 2014 ALA Midwinter Conference 2014
22 Jan 2014 How to Stand Out at the Right Time to the Right People.
18 Jan 2014 Learning to Make the Change in the Newseum's Digital Classroom
16 Jan 2014 CUA Department of Library and Information Science Open House
16 Jan 2014 DCLA Board meeting
15 Jan 2014 CUA Department of Library and Information Science Online Information Session
13 Jan 2014 “Building Community through Making” free webinar series continues with “Making Strategic Partnerships”
09 Jan 2014 The Future of Libraries - free panel discussion on American Libraries Live
07 Jan 2014 DCLA Declaration of Rights to Libraries ad hoc committee meeting
07 Jan 2014 An educationa​l tweetchat about copyright law
19 Dec 2013 December 2013 Board meeting
17 Dec 2013 National Geographic Library Tour and Focus Group
16 Dec 2013 Free webinar to kick off ALA President Barbara Stripling'​s 'Community Building and Makerspace​s' series
13 Dec 2013 CUA LIS Holiday Party
12 Dec 2013 Immigration and Naturalization 101 (by IMLS and U.S. Citizenship Immigration Services)
12 Dec 2013 LCPA/CFC Book Sale
11 Dec 2013 LCPA/CFC Book Sale
10 Dec 2013 LCPA/CFC Book Sale
06 Dec 2013 Smithsonian AA/PG Library Annual Art, History, & Biography Book Sale
06 Dec 2013 DCLA Adaptive Services Interest Group (ASIG) Meet-Up
05 Dec 2013 Screening and Discussion of "Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time"
05 Dec 2013 Smithsonian AA/PG Library Annual Art, History, & Biography Book Sale
04 Dec 2013 Smithsonian AA/PG Library Annual Art, History, & Biography Book Sale
03 Dec 2013 DCLA Declaration of Rights to Libraries ad hoc committee meeting
23 Nov 2013 Author Talk @ DCPL: Warren Brown of Cakelove Bakery Owner
21 Nov 2013 UMD iSchool Government Information and Management and Services Virtual Information Session
21 Nov 2013 November 2013 Board meeting
19 Nov 2013 The return of the “Resume Swap”!
19 Nov 2013 LITA Forum Lightning Round-Up!
18 Nov 2013 UMD iSchool Online MLS Information Session
14 Nov 2013 CUA AGLISS LIS Professional Organization Information Session
14 Nov 2013 Presentation at GW:Freedom, Responsibility, E-Publishing, and Building New Cultural-Intellectual Publics
13 Nov 2013 Free ALA webinar: The Fiscal Situation in Washington - And How it Gives Librarians a HUGE Advantage
12 Nov 2013 DCLA Declaration of Rights to Libraries ad hoc committee meeting
12 Nov 2013 Navigating the Storms of Change: How Emotional Intelligence Leadership Works (CUA LIS Colloquium)
25 Oct 2013 Wikipedia Loves Libraries at the Smithsonia​n!
22 Oct 2013 Using Museum Resources for Inquiry (Catholic University Colloquium)
17 Oct 2013 October 2013 Board meeting
15 Oct 2013 Fall Member Reception
10 Oct 2013 Free Webinar: Money Smart Week @ Your Library
08 Oct 2013 Free Booklist Webinar: Creating a Makerspace Culture
23 Sep 2013 DCLA Declaration of Rights to Libraries commitee meeting
19 Sep 2013 September 2013 Board meeting
27 Jul 2013 July Board Retreat and Strategic Planning Meeting
17 Jul 2013 Senate Hearing: E-Rate 2.0: Connecting Every Child to the Transformative Power of Technology
25 Jun 2013 DCLA Member Tour - NOAA Central Library
18 Jun 2013 Free webinar from the Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) Program
23 May 2013 DCLA Annual Banquet and Awards Ceremony
15 May 2013 DC By the Book Map-a-Thon
14 May 2013 Webinar: Taking Action: Legal Barriers to Library Services to Immigrants & Access to Information
07 May 2013 National Library Legislative Day
05 May 2013 Literary Hill Bookfest
04 May 2013 Out with the Old, In With the New - DCLA.org Redesign Presentations
29 Apr 2013 Accessibility is Usability
24 Apr 2013 Joint Spring Workshop 2013 - Strategic Communication: Technology, Generations, and Cultures
18 Apr 2013 April DCLA Board Meeting
05 Apr 2013 Elizabeth W Stone Lecture by Blaine K. Dessy | Von Dran Award to Martin Kalfatovic
04 Apr 2013 Federal Resume Workshop
29 Mar 2013 Wikipedia Women in the Arts Edit-a-thon
23 Mar 2013 Wikipedia Washington D.C. History Editathon
21 Mar 2013 CUA SLIS Information Session for Summer and Fall
21 Mar 2013 March DCLA Board Meeting
21 Mar 2013 Webinar: Extending Our Reach: Reducing Homelessness Through Library Engagement
20 Mar 2013 Do No Harm: New Peace Corps Training Package for Sustainable Library Projects, SID/Development Information Workgroup: Brown Bag Lunch
19 Mar 2013 DCLA Member Tour - German Historical Institute and Library
19 Mar 2013 ALA Elections
14 Mar 2013 UMD iSchool Career and Internship Fair
12 Mar 2013 “’Futureproofing’ Your Library” - NYLA e-Institute Webinar
05 Mar 2013 DCLA Member Tour - Society of the Cincinnati Anderson House and Library
21 Feb 2013 February DCLA Board Meeting
16 Feb 2013 University of Maryland iSchool Project Presentations at DCPL Adaptive Service Division
08 Feb 2013 CUA - SLIS Online Information Session
06 Feb 2013 CUA SLIS Town Hall Meeting
01 Feb 2013 CUA SLIS Annual Symposium
31 Jan 2013 January DCLA Board Meeting (re-scheduled)
31 Jan 2013 “The Hopeful Workplace” - NYLA e-Institute Webinar
25 Jan 2013 ALA Midwinter Conference 2013
17 Jan 2013 January DCLA Board Meeting
13 Dec 2012 December DCLA Board Meeting
07 Dec 2012 Catholic University SLIS / AGLISS Holiday Reception
05 Dec 2012 Resume Swap
04 Dec 2012 Documentary Screening: Jim Hubbard’s "United in Anger: The History of ACT UP."
04 Dec 2012 AA/PG Library Fire Sale
26 Nov 2012 DCLA Website Redesign Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
16 Nov 2012 Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair
15 Nov 2012 November DCLA Board Meeting
06 Nov 2012 Catesby Commemorative Trust Lecture
05 Nov 2012 DCLA Website Redesign Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
31 Oct 2012 CANCELLED - TO BE RESCHEDULED - Author Talk @ DCPL - Electa Arenal
27 Oct 2012 DCPL Saturday Technology Training Session
25 Oct 2012 Fall Member Reception
22 Oct 2012 Book Buzz @DCPL - Hear Publishing Representatives Highlight the Best New Books
19 Oct 2012 Smithsonian Archives Fair 2012
19 Oct 2012 Advocacy Event for DCPS Libraries
18 Oct 2012 CUA SLIS Colloquium: Collections and Data and Use: The New Scale of Digital Preservation, with Leslie Johnston
18 Oct 2012 'Driving Advocacy with Data' webinar
18 Oct 2012 Capturing the Story in History: a writers’ workshop
14 Oct 2012 INALJ Party!
11 Oct 2012 October Board Meeting
04 Oct 2012 How Libraries Make a Difference in the Lives of Youth and their Societies: Stories from Africa to our Nation’s Capital
28 Sep 2012 DCLA Adaptive Services Interest Group (ASIG) Meet-up
24 Sep 2012 SLIS Colloquium: The Embedded Librarian, with speaker Dave Shumaker
22 Sep 2012 2012 National Book Festival
19 Sep 2012 U.S. Department of Homeland Security offers free Bombing Prevention Training for Library Directors
13 Sep 2012 An Evening to Adopt-a-Book: Smithsonian Libraries
06 Sep 2012 Tour of the new Mount Pleasant Branch Library
25 Aug 2012 RESCHEDULED! - DCLA and Military Libraries Group of DC/SLA Tour Dodana Manor, home of George Marshall, Soldier and Statesman
21 Jul 2012 July Board Retreat and Strategic Planning (Date subject to change)
20 Jun 2012 June Board Meeting
24 May 2012 DCLA Annual Banquet and Awards Ceremony
16 May 2012 May Board Meeting
23 Apr 2012 National Library Legislative Day
18 Apr 2012 April Board Meeting
16 Apr 2012 2012 Joint Spring Workshop
09 Apr 2012 National Library Week Happy Hour in Honor of the Lubuto Library Project
24 Mar 2012 Creative Class at Shaw Library
21 Mar 2012 Librarians and Friends book club - March meeting
14 Mar 2012 DCLA Spring Party hosted by National Museum of Women in the Arts!
14 Mar 2012 March Board Meeting
29 Feb 2012 DCLA Game Night
24 Feb 2012 Archives in Wartime: From WWII to the Invasion of Iraq
23 Feb 2012 CUA SILS Colloquium - “Our Challenge of the 21st Century: Defining the Role of the Library and Librarians in Everyone's Everyday Lives.”
15 Feb 2012 Librarians and Friends Leisure Reading Book Club - February meeting
15 Feb 2012 February Board Meeting
25 Jan 2012 DCLA Member's Curator Tour of 30 Americans at the Corcoran Gallery of Art
18 Jan 2012 January Board Meeting
21 Dec 2011 December Board Meeting
10 Dec 2011 Improv for Librarians
09 Dec 2011 Adaptive Services Interest Group (ASIG) Meet-Up
07 Dec 2011 DCLA Members Tour of the Felix E. Grant Jazz Archives
06 Dec 2011 Lecture: Roberta Stevens "Reflections on a Year as ALA President”
30 Nov 2011 DCLA Member Tour of the Scottish Rite House of the Temple Museum and Library
22 Nov 2011 Programming Committee Meeting
19 Nov 2011 Join the Creative Class!-- DCPL Workshop Series
16 Nov 2011 Fall Member Reception
16 Nov 2011 November Board Meeting
08 Nov 2011 CUA-SILS Program - Library and Information Science and Intelligence Analysis: Converging Educational Paths?
03 Nov 2011 D.C. Historical Studies Conference
26 Oct 2011 Law Library of Congress Kellogg Lecture on Jurisprudence
17 Oct 2011 Book Buzz
14 Oct 2011 Smithsonian Archives Fair
11 Oct 2011 Lecture: The National Declassification Center
24 Sep 2011 National Book Festival
10 Sep 2011 Arts on Foot and DC Public Library Book Sale
16 Aug 2011 Federal Librarians Networking Symposium
11 Aug 2011 DC/SLA Event: The Civil War for Librarians Who Slept thru Jr. High History
20 Jul 2011 New Professionals and Students Happy Hour
07 Jul 2011 DCLA Member Tour of Provisions Library!
23 Jun 2011 ALA Annual Conference 2011
15 Jun 2011 June Board Meeting
25 May 2011 Speed Mentoring
18 May 2011 May Board Meeting
12 May 2011 DCLA Annual Banquet Featuring Author Louis Bayard
09 May 2011 DCLA Adaptive Services Interest Group
29 Apr 2011 2011 Joint Spring Workshop
20 Apr 2011 April Board Meeting
06 Apr 2011 Treasures of the USGS Library
02 Apr 2011 Sister Libraries Workshop Builds Mindful Bridges for Kids and Armchair Travellers
22 Mar 2011 Intro to the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP) with Barrie Howard
21 Mar 2011 New Librarians Group joins DC/SLA New Professionals for Casual Discussion
15 Mar 2011 March Board Meeting
11 Mar 2011 Corcoran Library Hosts The DCLA Mardi Gras Celebration!--THIS Friday
01 Mar 2011 Cultural Adaptations: American-Style Education and Libraries in the Arabian Gulf
16 Feb 2011 DC/SLA Military Libraries Group Lecture and Dinner-- Nelly Lahoud Discusses “The Jihadis’ Path to Self-Destruction"
16 Feb 2011 Febuary Board Meeting
01 Feb 2011 Behind the Scenes Foundation Center Tour
24 Jan 2011 Emerging Technologies Interest Group Discussion Session
19 Jan 2011 January Board Meeting
07 Jan 2011 ALA Midwinter Conference 2011
30 Dec 2010 Music & Peforming Arts Tour at Library of Congress
15 Dec 2010 December Board Meeting
14 Dec 2010 Artisphere Tour for DCLA Members!
06 Dec 2010 Work and Transformation: Documenting Working Americans
21 Nov 2010 Carla Cohen Memorial Tribute
19 Nov 2010 The Doric Quartet plays Haydn
19 Nov 2010 Forum: Creating Freedom in the Americas: 1776-1826
17 Nov 2010 November Board Meeting
15 Nov 2010 Emerging Technologies Interest Group Discussion Session
10 Nov 2010 Exhibit: Here to Stay: The Legacy of George and Ira Gershwin
09 Nov 2010 Free Space art exhibit
05 Nov 2010 Washington Studies Conference
04 Nov 2010 WorldDeaf Cinema Festival at Gallaudet
25 Oct 2010 Book Buzz
23 Oct 2010 Grand Opening of the Georgetown Library
23 Oct 2010 Américas Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature
21 Oct 2010 Xtreme Reference, All Day Event
20 Oct 2010 DC/SLA Celebrates UN Day 2010
20 Oct 2010 New Librarians Discussion Group
19 Oct 2010 2010 Mayor’s Annual Disability Awareness Conference
18 Oct 2010 Emerging Technologies Interest Group Discussion Session
15 Oct 2010 Music Librarianship: Just the Basics
13 Oct 2010 October Board Meeting
12 Oct 2010 DC/SLA Library Leaders Series
09 Oct 2010 Accessibility Camp DC
05 Oct 2010 Fall Member Reception
02 Oct 2010 Read-In: DC Loves to Read
28 Sep 2010 "Books on Fire" - Banned Books Week Event
26 Sep 2010 Deaf Awareness Week (DAW) 2010
25 Sep 2010 2010 National Book Festival
21 Sep 2010 Web Accessibility DC Meetup
21 Sep 2010 WebAccessibilityDC Monthly MEet-Up
21 Sep 2010 The Catholic University School of Library and Information Science Colloquium Series
21 Sep 2010 Census 2010: Data Tools for Special Librarians
20 Sep 2010 Emerging Technologies Interest Group Discussion Session
18 Sep 2010 Saturday Technology Training Session
15 Sep 2010 Librarians and Friends Fiction Book Club
15 Sep 2010 September Board Meeting
14 Sep 2010 New Librarians Discussion Group
11 Sep 2010 ARTS ON FOOT Art Show and Performances
28 Aug 2010 Grand Opening of the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library
19 Aug 2010 2010 School Librarian Professional Development Day
17 Aug 2010 New Librarians Discussion Group
21 Jul 2010 New Librarians Discussion Group
17 Jul 2010 Saturday Technology Training Session
29 Jun 2010 Library Advocacy Day Rally: DCLA Contingent
24 Jun 2010 New Librarians Discussion Group
24 Jun 2010 ALA Annual Conference
22 Jun 2010 June Board Meeting
27 May 2010 2010 Annual Banquet
20 May 2010 Making the Most of your ALA Conference Experience
17 May 2010 New Librarians Discussion Group
15 May 2010 Preservation Clinic for Books, Papers, & Photographs
15 May 2010 Resource Description and Access (RDA): What it Means for You
12 May 2010 The World Digital Library: Presentation by Dr. John Van Oudenaren, Director of the World Digital Library
11 May 2010 May Board Meeting
07 May 2010 Symposium on the First White House Library
01 May 2010 DCLA Volunteer Day 2010
27 Apr 2010 2010 Joint Spring Workshop
22 Apr 2010 Earth Day Book Talk
20 Apr 2010 Twentieth Annual Elizabeth W. Stone Lecture
20 Apr 2010 New Librarians Discussion Group
15 Apr 2010 Zambian Embassy event with Danny Glover for Lubuto Libraries
14 Apr 2010 DC/SLA Library Leaders Series
13 Apr 2010 April Board Meeting
13 Apr 2010 USAID Knowledge Services Center Open House
08 Apr 2010 DCSLA Speed Mentoring Program
07 Apr 2010 Tour of the Young Readers Center, Library of Congress
02 Apr 2010 Tour of the Smithsonian American Art Museum/National Portrait Gallery Library
23 Mar 2010 New Librarians Discussion Group
22 Mar 2010 The ABC's of Military Resources
19 Mar 2010 Demonstration of Intel Reader/ iCommunicator
18 Mar 2010 DC/SLA Library Leaders Series
16 Mar 2010 Meet the Candidate for ALA President: Molly Raphael
09 Mar 2010 March Board Meeting
05 Mar 2010 Tour of the Department of Justice Main Library
02 Mar 2010 Lab School Training for School Librarians
24 Feb 2010 DC/SLA Library Leaders/Distinguished Speakers
17 Feb 2010 JAZZ Forum - A Celebration of Bill Gottlieb
17 Feb 2010 Library of Congress Lecture: "Give My Poor Heart Ease: Voices of the Mississippi Blues"
16 Feb 2010 February Board Meeting
04 Feb 2010 New Librarians Discussion Group
02 Feb 2010 The Lubuto Library Project - - Opening doors of opportunity to Africa's most vulnerable youth
28 Jan 2010 Summit on Library Services to Children
12 Jan 2010 January Board Meeting
18 Dec 2009 Holiday Reception
08 Dec 2009 December Board Meeting
04 Dec 2009 Tour of the Corcoran Library
20 Nov 2009 Tour of the Anderson House and the Society of the Cincinnati Library
10 Nov 2009 November Board Meeting
29 Oct 2009 Fall Member Reception
22 Oct 2009 LLSDC hosts the Sandy Peterson Memorial Lecture with Guest Speaker Nan Siemer
13 Oct 2009 October Board Meeting
29 Sep 2009 Tour of the Kiplinger Library at the Historical Society of Washington
15 Sep 2009 Department of the Interior Library - Park Ranger Speaker Series
15 Sep 2009 September Board Meeting
21 Jul 2009 2009 Annual Planning Meeting
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