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Thursday, April 21 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Making Our Voices Heard: The Story of the OLA Support Staff Division

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The Oregon Library Association's Support Staff Division developed over time and has a rich history. OLA SSD promotes the interests and needs of library support staff by providing opportunities for staff to connect and communicate with each other, learn new skills, develop adaptive leadership, and make our voices heard. This session tells the story of OLA SSD's history, celebrates the contributions of support staff to Oregon libraries, and discusses how you and/or your co-workers can contribute to the future of the OLA Support Staff Division.

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Margaret Harmon-Myers

Library Assistant, Adult Services, Eugene Public Library
I used to read the backs of cereal boxes at breakfast - I think it's safe to say I was the only first grader at Normandy Village School in Jacksonville, Florida whose vocabulary included Niacin, Riboflavin, and Thiamine.
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Deanna Kohn

Library Clerk, Multnomah County Library - Hillsdale
Deanna Kohn is a Library Clerk at the Hillsdale Branch of Multnomah County Library in Portland, Oregon. She started as a Library Page in 1998 and has worked at MCL for 18 years. Deanna completed her Master of Library Science degree in December, 2015. Deanna is the current OLA SSD... Read More →
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Jey Wann

Oregon Documents Depository/Acquisitions Coordinator, State Library of Oregon


Thursday April 21, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Convention Center, Cascade F