PaLA Northeast Chapter

The deadline to submit to the Northeast Chapter’s Spring Workshop has been extended to Monday, March 10.

The Spring Workshop will be held on Friday, June 13that The University of Scranton in Scranton, PA. The theme for this year’s workshop is “The Changing Face of Libraries” and we are currently seeking proposals from academic, public, special librarians, and consultants from across Pennsylvania that are interested in presenting.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

 �New staffing models

�Cross Training

�Digital Humanities

�Digital Libraries

�How to handle budget cuts

�Libraries without books

�Fundraising and Crowdsourcing

�Serving Special Populations (e.g. ESL, Veterans, Autism spectrum, etc.)

�Wearable Technology

�Reaching today‘s users

�STEM for kids

If you are interested in presenting on one of the above topics or another topic related to “The Changing Face of Libraries,” then please consider submitting your proposal through the online Google Form:

Deadline for submission is March 10, 2014. We will be seeking approximately six presenters for 60 minute presentations and approximately eight presenters for 7 minute Pecha Kucha presentations ( If you wish to be considered for both types of presentations, please indicate that on the form. All proposals received by March 10, 2014 will be reviewed by the Northeast Chapter’s Board.

Please contact George Aulisio ( with any questions.

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