A Fall CO Springs Library Tour Day

On Friday, August 18th, six SLIM students took a tour around the great libraries in Colorado Springs. We started the day by touring 21c in Pikes Peak Library District.  A former call center purchased in 2011 by PPLD, this 112,000 square foot building boasts two floors filled with all the trappings of a "library of … Continue reading A Fall CO Springs Library Tour Day


Summer Service Opportunities ’17

Do you love talking technology?  Have experience in a makerspace or want to learn?  Great news!  The ALA and CAL Maker Division need our help staffing an exhibit hall booth at Denver Comic Con this year from June 30th through July 2nd.  The Colorado State Library has graciously sponsored scholarships that will allow volunteers to … Continue reading Summer Service Opportunities ’17

Summer 17 Guest Speakers Announced!

We've got some great guest speakers and panelists lined up for the Summer Interview and Resume Workshops and class weekends!  Don't miss your chance to get one-on-one resume help and hiring advice from these experts in the field.  Many thanks to our... Colorado Workshop Speakers: May 27th, Highlands Ranch Library, 9AM-3PM Breakfast with an Archivist, … Continue reading Summer 17 Guest Speakers Announced!

Call for 2017-2018 President

It’s time to elect a new SCALA President for the 2017-2018 school year! Presidential elections are held at the end of the Spring Semester so we have a smooth transition and have everything in place before the fall semester starts (elections for other SCALA positions will be held in the fall). Why run for office?  "Trust … Continue reading Call for 2017-2018 President

CO Denver Library Tour Day (Spring 2017)

SCALA's Spring 2017 Tour in Colorado saw 8 SLIM students battle snowy morning weather to take on the libraries of Denver! Our day began by touring the Denver Women's Correctional Facility (DWCF) and library.  Stacy McKenzie and Bailey Wallace led us through the day of a prison librarian (spoiler alert: there is no average day!) … Continue reading CO Denver Library Tour Day (Spring 2017)