Reflections on SCALA –part 2

Interested in being an officer with SCALA? My advice to those considering an officer position in SCALA is fairly straight-forward and simple, but I wish I would have taken it back then: Take a deep breath. Now take another. And another. Don’t be afraid to voice your ideas and brainstorm with others – with anyone … Continue reading Reflections on SCALA –part 2

Reflecting on SCALA participation -Rachel Miles

  When I started at the School of Library and Information Management (SLIM) at Emporia State University (ESU), I was a Graduate Teaching Assistant at Emporia High School Library. I began with the cohort in Overland Park in January 2014. I remember being excited to start this new adventure in a new town with the … Continue reading Reflecting on SCALA participation -Rachel Miles


It’s Tour Time

We're getting ready to visit more great libraries this spring!  Tell us where you'd like to go and help us pick the best dates/times for you.  Please take the surveys by Friday, February 10th so we can schedule and send final tour information out ASAP! Take the Kansas Spring Library Tour Survey. Take the Colorado … Continue reading It’s Tour Time


Welcome New Representatives!

Welcome and congratulations to our new SCALA Cohort Representatives!  We're excited to add so much new energy, enthusiasm and talent to the team.  We hope you'll join us in welcoming them at the virtual Back to School Meet & Greet on Monday, February 6th at 6 PM MST/7PM CT. Overland Park: Jeannine Linnane (2017) Katie … Continue reading Welcome New Representatives!


Conference Assistance Now Available

We're excited to announce that conference assistance for ALA Annual this summer AND spring regional conferences in your area is now available!  Is there an upcoming conference or workshop in your state that you'd like to attend?  Do you dream of taking a plane to Chicago this summer for the biggest library conference of the … Continue reading Conference Assistance Now Available