District Calendar: 2022-2023
September: Library Card Sign-up Month Celebration Weeks & Promotional Events | Conferences & Events (ala.org)
September 3: National Book Festival Live Stream: 2022 National Book Festival | Events at the Library of Congress | Library of Congress (loc.gov)
September 16: Summer Impact Reports DUE! (Office of Commonwealth Libraries-OCL).
September 18-24: Banned Books Week
October 5: Director Professional Development, Speaker: Debbie Thompson, Strategy Solutions Frank Sarris Library, 1:30 – 4:00.
October 14: Keystone Applications DUE! (Municipal building/renovation grant). (OCL)
October 16 – 19: PaLA Annual Conference, Harrisburg, PA
October 27: Boards/Directors Session with Debbie Thompson, Strategy Solutions. Monongahela Area Library, 6-8 p.m.
November: Picture Book Month; International Games Month
November 1 & 3: Leap Training (virtual): Circulation ENTIRE STAFF ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND. 10 a.m. – noon. 2, two-hour sessions (total training is 4 hours, breaking into two segments)
November 4: Waiver Application due! Plan for State Aid due!
November 9: District Meeting (virtual): 10 – 11:30 a.m. (OCL Updates, Plan for the Use of State Aid)
November 16: Boards/Directors Session with Debbie Thompson, Strategy Solutions. 6 – 8 p.m. Flenniken Library, Carmichaels.
December 6 & 8: Leap Training (virtual): Technical Services, 10 a.m. – Noon. 2, two-hour sessions (total training is 4 hours, breaking into two segments)
December TBA: CSLP Summer Symposium.
January 18: Annual Report Training. In-person, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. OR 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Frank Sarris Library.
January 25: Leap Training (virtual): ILL & Outreach, 10:00 a.m. – noon. Only one, two-hour session.
February 8: PaLA Frontline Online: In-service; single day, online conference will include six one-hour session periods with 2 – 3 concurrent breakout sessions taking place at a time. Presentations will be live-streamed on the day of the event and recorded for extended viewing by conference participants.) Once registration/pricing is made available, I will provide more information.
February 15: District Meeting, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30. Location TBA. Weather depending, may be virtual.
March 11: Show your Passion, Promote your Library with Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Library Association, Christi Buker. 9:30 a.m. – Noon. Location TBA. (Snow date: March 25)
March 15: Summer Idea Swap: All Together Now – Kindness/Friendship/Unity 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Frank Sarris Library
April: D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything and Read); National Library Week
April 5: STEAM Training with the Pittsburgh Children’s Museum, Frank Sarris Library
April 12: District Meeting: 10:00 – 11:30; Location TBA
April 27: Boards/Directors Session with Debbie Thompson, Strategy Solutions. 6 – 8 p.m., Chartiers-Houston Community Library
May 17: District Meeting, 10 a.m. – 11:30. Location TBA.
May 24: Boards/Directors Session, Debbie Thompson, Strategy Solutions 6 – 8 p.m., Peters Township Library