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    Tuesday, April 25, 2017
    Annual Summer Meeting & Luncheon -- June 8, 2017


    You are cordially invited to the MDMLG Annual Summer Meeting and Luncheon at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial on Thursday, June 8, 2017 from 11:30 am- 3:30 pm. Join your colleagues for a lovely afternoon in the historic mansion and enjoy our guest speakers, Mary Kelly and Holly Hibner, creators of the much loved “Awful Library Books” blog.

    The details:
    Thursday, June 8, 11:30 am – 3:30 pm, tour of Alger Estate with a docent to follow meeting
    Grosse Pointe War Memorial
    32 Lake Shore Drive
    Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
    313-881-7511
    Free Parking

    11:30 am-12 pm Sign in
    12 pm – 1 pm Luncheon
    1 pm- 2 pm Holly Hibner and Mary Kelly “Professional Pursuits: Posting, Publishing, and Presenting”
    2 pm- 2:15 pm break
    2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Annual Meeting
    3:30pm- 4 pm Complimentary tour of Alger Mansion with docent

    $25 for MDMLG members, $35 for non-members
    Payable via PayPal or check

    Register before May 30th here:

    We are thrilled to have Mary Kelly and Holly Hibner speak to the group on professional pursuits that we all find ourselves engaged in from time to time. Mary Kelly and Holly Hibner’s blog “Awful Library Books” has been featured in The New Yorker, the Huffington Post, appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live, “Q” on CBC Radio, and since 2009 has been routinely giving an online homage to books that have outlived their purpose on the library shelf.  If you’re not familiar with their blog, check it out here: http://awfullibrarybooks.net/ It’s a real treat!

    After the Annual Meeting, stretch your legs and learn a bit of the Alger Estate history on a tour of the 1910 built, Italian-Renaissance style mansion with a War Memorial docent from 3:30 pm – 4 pm.

    Registration may be completed online or printed and mailed to me. After filling out the registration form you will be directed to pay via PayPal or check.


    Checks will be made out to MDMLG and mailed to:

    Angela Sponer
    Henry Ford Hospital, Sladen Library, K-17
    2799 West Grand Blvd.
    Detroit, MI 48202

    Looking forward to seeing you there!
    Angela
    MDMLG Program Committee


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    Updated MDMLG Constitution/Bylaw
    The MDMLG Officer for Public Relations, a MDMLG Executive Board member, has a new title--Officer for Outreach. The change to the MDMLG Constitution/Bylaw was unanimously approved at the MDMLG General Business Meeting on April 13. The document (Word or PDF) is available at http://www.mdmlg.org/members/constitution.htm.

    Misa Mi


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