Mentors AND Mentees sought by Oct. 26

Badge reading "HELLO I AM...Your mentor"Are you new to the profession and looking to get the inside scoop on how the American Library Association (ALA), New Members Roundtable (NMRT), or the librarian profession works? Apply to be a mentee!

Do you have over 5 years of library experience and are looking for new ways to engage with other librarians? Use your wealth of knowledge to connect new librarians to their career path by applying to be a mentor!

NMRT Mentoring Committee is seeking both Mentors and Mentees for Career Mentoring from October 2018 to July 2019.

Membership in ALA is required, and NMRT membership is encouraged. Applications are due October 26, 2018, aiming to match pairs by the beginning of November.

Here’s the application form. 

Thank you for your consideration!

On behalf of The NMRT Mentoring Committee

2018 MLA Conference – Stronger Together

Thanks to both MLA leadership and membership for making this year’s Annual Conference such a successful event! You’ll find that we have a photo album of conference highlights available via MLA’s Facebook Page. Be sure to also visit the related event page to view the photos others have shared as well as videos from this year’s awards ceremony and closing keynote with ALA President Loida Garcia-Febo.

One final reminder: Please take a moment to complete the conference evaluation: If you downloaded the EventsXD app, you can complete the evaluation directly from your smartphone or tablet. Your feedback will help us improve your experience next year.

Mark your calendars now for the 2019 MLA Annual Conference which will be held October 2-4 at the KCI Expo Center!

Brandy Sanchez (
Cindy Dudenhoffer (
Emerging Technology Co-chairs
2018 MLA Annual Conference