There is a new issue of the MPLA Newsletter. Here is the August-September 2014 MPLA Newsletter available for your reading enjoyment! (25 July 2014)

MPLA is looking for a Newsletter Editor. If you have skills and are interested, the position is posted on the Jobline. (17 July 2014)

Quench your desire to share your innovations, experiences and ideas by writing a paper and having the opportunity to present at the AzLA/MPLA Conference in Scottsdale/Fountain Hills, Arizona, November 12-14, 2014. The Mountain Plains Library Association (MPLA) Professional Development Committee is announcing a call to submit papers for the MPLA Professional Forum. The Professional Forum is designed to present new ideas, innovations, and case studies in librarianship that will benefit the profession. We want to learn from you whether you work in academic, public, school or special libraries. You will gain valuable professional development skills in a welcoming setting. Read More! (06 May 2014)

Announcing the rollout of MPLA's new Fundraising project with King Soopers/Kroger Grocery Gift Cards! The King Soopers (Kroger) Neighborhood Reward Program offers fundraising for non-profit organizations. Purchase grocery cards from MPLA, use and re-load them, and MPLA receives a 5% rebate. There is no extra cost. For instance, a $25 gift card is redeemable for $25 in merchandise. A card can be reloaded for any amount up to $500 and can be used indefinitely. (A card linked to MPLA cannot be purchased at stores - it is only available through MPLA). For information about purchasing a grocery card. An order form is available as well. Your card will be mailed from MPLA within 5 days of your payment. (14 January 2014)

Events and Opportunities

Summer Reading Regional Presenter for the Seven Regional Library Systems of Kansas: Sponsored by: Kansas Library Consultants for Youth (KLCY) Deadline: 15 August 2014 (16 July 2014)