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Paralibrarian Section of MLA

Section Mission:

Through support and increased awareness of paralibrarians, the Section advocates for recognition and participation in the library community. The Section also promotes and provides a forum for networking and career development opportunities.

"One of the STRONGEST PARALIBRARIAN SECTIONS in the country"
 quote from John Ison, former director of Library Relations DEMCO

    Save the date for the  2020 MLA Conference
 May 18-20, 2020 
Cape Cod Resort & Conference Center, Hyannis, MA
 Image result for awards PARA  Paralibrarian Recognition of Achievement Certification information. (PARA)
 Image result for awards  Paralibrarian Section Awards for Outstanding Library Supports Staff and Advocate. 
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  5 GOOD REASONS TO JOIN THE MLA PARALIBRARIAN SECTION: What’s in it for you?   

 Image result for awards  2019 Book Cart Drill Team Video Competition
  Image result for calendar  Visit the MLA calendar of events  for upcoming meetings
Image result for wordpress  Paralibrarian Blogupdates, news and career development information!
 Image result for facebook  Paralibrarians of the Massachusetts Library Association
 Image result for twitter  Twitter @MLAParas
 Image result for by-laws  Paralibrarian Section Bylaws

Section Chair:

Anna Mcgrath
Newburyport Public Library
amcgrath@newburyportpl.org


Section Committee Members:


 Chair 
 Vice Chair
 
 Anna McGrath 
 Heather Maganzini       
 
 Newburyport Public Library
 Tewksbury Public Library       
 Past Chair Allison Sloan Reading Public Library
 Secretary  Lori Salotto  Middleborough Public Library
 Treasurer  Joyce Senior  Newburyport Public Library
 Conference Committee Liaison  Gerry Deyermond  Memorial Hall Library, Andover
 Chair, Career Development  Karen Horn  Sturgis Library, Barnstable


 

Section Appointed Support Positions:

 Awards Chair    Patty Bailey Morrill Memorial Library, Norwood

 
 PARA Review Board    Karen Horn   Sturgis Library, Barnstable
     Joyce Senior   Newburyport Public Library
      Lori Salotto
 Anna McGrath
Middleborough Public Library
  Newburyport Public Library


updated 9-4-2019

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