The Mountain Plains Library Association (MPLA) is a twelve state association of librarians, library paraprofessionals and friends of libraries in Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming. Its purpose is to promote the development of librarians and libraries by providing significant educational and networking opportunities.
Just the right size! When I was a brand new librarian, ALA was too big and intimidating - where to fit in? How to find a conference session that I wanted to see in that giant program!? And yet, as an academic librarian in a western state, there didn't seem to be many relevant sessions at our state…
University of Northern Colorado, Michener Library
The April - May 2015 issue of the MPLA Newsletter is available. This issue features stories on the One Book 4 Colorado program, New Mexico students that created a book which is changing lives, and MPLA member pets (a bunch of them!) And much much more!