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Bookstores and Libraries in Chicago

Bookstores and Libraries in Chicago
Thu April 18, 2019
Chicago is home to wide variety of bookstores and libraries.

Hair, make-up, mani/pedis, and ink suggestions for Chicago.
The Joe and Rika Mansueto Library located on the University of Chicago campus in Hyde Park will be having a private tour on Saturday May 4, at 2:30 p.m..
Child care service during MLA'19.
Shopping on and just off the Magnificent Mile in Chicago is for everyone at every price point.
Come to MLA ’19 on Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4, develop a skill in an MLA practice area, and have extra time to explore MLA’s home town, Chicago!
The logo of MLA ’14, featured iconic skyscrapers and Anish Kapoor’s Cloud Gate sculpture. Here is a sampling of what is new in Chicago for MLA ’19.
The house band is ready to go. Are you? The call is still OPEN for folks to sign up and join in the fun. Individual members, groups, libraries, chapters, sections, and special interest groups (SIGs) are invited to pull it all together for the MLA open mic night. This is your chance to shine.
Come to MLA ’19 on Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4, develop a skill in an MLA practice area by taking a continuing education (CE) course, and have extra time to explore MLA’s home town, Chicago!
Whether you’re a first time MLA attendee or an experienced participant, Colleague Connection has something for you! Sign up by April 10!
AHA has graciously offered to host an open house at the AHA Resource Center just a mile away from the conference on Wednesday, May 8th, from 1:00pm- 3:00pm.
MLA is pleased to announce the 2019 Research Training Institute (RTI) Fellows! The fellows will attend the RTI in Chicago from July 15–19, 2019.
MLA congratulates the 2019 recipients of the Annual Meeting Travel Grant. Financial support for 2019 travel grants includes ten grants supported from the MLA annual budget and ten grants generously sponsored by McGraw-Hill. All recipients will be honored during MLA ’19 in Chicago.
The Research Awards Committee of the MLA Research Section is seeking judges for research papers and posters at MLA ’19 in Chicago. If you are willing to help, please fill out the online form by Friday, April 5.
Spring is a beautiful, but unpredictable, time in Chicago.

The InSight Initiative Task Force is pleased to announce that applications are now being sought for the third InSight Initiative Summit, “Bridge Building: What Bridges to Build and How,” to be held June 12–13, 2019.
Are you looking to improve your leadership and management skills? The Managing from the Middle: Learning to Lead from Where You Are symposium is a great place to start! Award-winning educator, author, and academic leader, Joan Gallos will present the keynote talk at the symposium.
Come to MLA ’19 on Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4, develop a skill in an MLA practice area, and have extra time to explore MLA’s home town, Chicago!
MLA ’19 offers you more than twenty continuing education (CE) courses and a daylong symposium about “Managing from the Middle.” CE takes place on Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4.
Attending MLA ’19? Don’t throw away your shot to see Hamilton while you are in town. Purchase your tickets now.
The MLA ’19 LAC has partnered with SitStayRead, a literacy organization in Chicago that brings human and dog volunteers into low-income Chicago Public Schools to increase at-risk students’ literacy skills.
Come early to MLA ’19, take a course in an MLA practice area, and have extra time to tour MLA’s home town, Chicago!

Choose from over twenty continuing education courses and a daylong symposium on “Managing from the Middle,” offered on Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4.
MLA '19 programming will ELEVATE your practice and health sciences librarianship. Here are this year's acceptance rates.
Come early to MLA ’19, develop a skill in an MLA practice area, and have extra time to explore MLA’s home town, Chicago!

Choose from twenty-two continuing education (CE) courses offered on Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4.
Chicago is home to two baseball teams: the Cubs and the White Sox. Pick your favorite and head to a game during MLA ’19.
Elevate your network and connect with colleagues at MLA ’19! Formal and informal networking events abound in Chicago.
A four-day workshop was conducted in Cairo, Egypt from April 22-26, 2018
Award-winning educator, author, and academic leader Joan V. Gallos, will present the keynote at the MLA ’19 symposium, Managing from the Middle: Learning to Lead from Where You Are, sponsored by the Leadership and Management Section.
The 2019 WLIC, IFLA’s 85th General Conference and Assembly, will be held in Athens, Greece, August 24–30. The calls for papers are out, and anyone interested in presenting is encouraged to submit proposals. Please consider joining colleagues from over 120 countries and attend.
The NCNMLG and MLGSCA are accepting proposals for our 2019 Joint Meeting, to be held June 12–14, 2019, in San Francisco, CA. Our meeting theme is “Critical Health Sciences Librarianship: Examining Our Role in Social Justice.”
Janet Doe Lecturer, Jerry Perry, AHIP, FMLA, shares the powerful story of how he became “The Activist Health Sciences Librarian”.
It is not too late to answer the call to be an MLA'19 Elevate blogger! #mlanet19 needs YOU!
MLA ’18’s Talent Show was a great success. So many talented members sang, told stories, read poetry, and more. The house band blew up the stage, and the audience conga-lined the night away. The call is OPEN for folks to sign up and join in the fun this year. What is your talent?
All MLA webinars are open for registration!
Register now for MLA's recorded webinar, Take Your Research Guides from Good to Great. Join Andy Hickner, as he shows you how to make your guides user friendly and how to identify and fix accessibility problems.
Robert Brian Haynes
MLA ’19 ELEVATE continuing education (CE) courses in Chicago, IL, will take place on Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4, 2019. CE courses support health sciences librarians and other information professionals in adapting to rapidly changing environments
Lois Elizabeth DeBakey
Marion J. Ball
Elaine Russo Martin
Patricia E. Gallagher

Beauty in Chicago


Tour Mansueto at MLA!


Child Care Services


Shopping in Chicago


Deepen Your MLA ’19 Experience: Attend the Middle Management Leadership Symposium! Add a CE Course!


Product Spotlight: American Psychological Association (Sponsored)


Information Session on The Data Catalog Collaboration Project


MLA '19: A Family-Friendly Destination


Enrich Your MLA ’19 Experience: Attend the Middle Management Leadership Symposium and Add a CE Course!


Local Attractions: New since MLA ’14 #mlanet19


Get on Board


Enhance Your MLA ’19 Experience: Add a CE Course!


MLA ’19 Colleague Connection: Sign up by April 10 – #mlanet19


Open House at the American Hospital Association at #mlanet19


Congratulations to the 2019 RTI Fellows!


Annual Meeting Travel Grant Recipients


Call for Research Award Judges


Spring in #Chicago #mlanet19


Apply for InSight Initiative Summit 3


Hone Your Leadership and Management Skills at the Managing from the Middle MLA ’19 Continuing Education Symposium


Upgrade Your MLA ’19 Experience: Add a CE Course!


MLA Annual Meeting Courses Are Powerful Learning Experiences!


SOLD OUT! Be in the Room Where It Happens! MLA ’19 Hamilton Tickets Available


MLA ’19 Service Project - #mlanet19


Get Your Hands-On Learning at MLA ’19: Add a CE Course! - #mlanet19


MLA '19 Submissions Acceptance Rates - #mlanet19


Elevate Your MLA ’19 Experience: Add a CE Course!


Chicago Baseball during #mlanet19


Network and Connect at MLA ‘19 – #mlanet19


Librarians without Borders® HINARI Sub-Regional Train the Trainers Workshop Egypt: April 22-26, 2018


Award-Winning Author Joan V. Gallos Keynotes Managing from the Middle MLA ’19 Continuing Education Symposium


International News: IFLA Announcement


Chapter News: NCNMLG and MLGSCA 2019 Joint Meeting Call for Proposals


Janet Doe Lecturer: Jerry Perry, AHIP, FMLA - #mlanet19


Become a #mlanet19 Blogger Superstar!


You Know You’ve Always Wanted Your 15 (Or 5) Minutes of Fame and Here’s Your Chance!


MLA Educational Webinars in 2019: Register Now and Mark Your Calendars!


Take Your Research Guides from Good to Great


Haynes, Robert Brian


MLA ’19 Continuing Education


DeBakey, Lois E


Ball, Marion J


Martin, Elaine R


Gallagher, Patricia E


Perry-Gerald (Jerry)


Funk, Carla


McGuffin West, Kelly*


MLA Code of Conduct for Meeting Attendance


Call for MLA ’19 Twitter Correspondents - #mlanet19


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