Good morning,

Karen will be the keynote speaker at the 2010 Nova Scotia Association  
of Library Technicians Annual Conference.

Karen has been the CLA LITG Convener since 2004, member of Library  
Association of Alberta (LAA) since 2009 and a member of the Alberta  
Association of Library Technicians (AALT) for 1997-2008. She served as  
an AALT Conference Co-chair, President-Elect and President as well as  
volunteered on the Conference and Programs North Committees.

This past year she served on the Program Planning Committee and the  
Local Arrangements Committee for CLA. She is also the chair for the  
NEOS Consortium Access Services Committee.

Karen's keynote will devel into the join or not to join  
a library association.

I Belong: The Importance of Association Membership and Involvement
Are you a student or recent graduate of a library technician program?  
Are you new to the library workforce or have you been working in  
libraries for a long time? Do you want to do something great for your  
career? If you?ve answered ?yes? to any of these questions, then  
consider joining a professional association.

Karen will share some tips and insights on the benefits of  
professional association membership.

For more information about the 2010 conference, please review the  
attached brochure.  This conference is open to all library staff from  
across the province.  It will take place in Halifax on Friday October  
22, 2010.

Sorry for any cross postings.

Erica Smith
Erica Smith
Library Technician

Five Bridges Junior High
66 Hubley Road
Hubley, NS  B3z 1B9