Kentucky Chapter Special Libraries Association

Archived Calendar of Events
Current Calendar of Events

Calendar Year: 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003
2011: Winter | Spring | Summer | Fall
March 2, 2011 KY Chapter Meeting: Louisville Science Center. Register by February 28.
April 13-15, 2011 Joint Spring Conference: Jenny Wiley State Resort Park. Register by March 1 to receive the early bird discount.
May 31, 2011 Spring Social: Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Company - Lexington, KY. Register by May 25.
June 12-15, 2011 Annual SLA Conference: Philadelphia, PA
July 25, 2011 Team Service Project: Workshop, The Creative Workplace - Louisville, KY
August 15, 2011 Save the date: Business Meeting.
September 28-October 1, 2011 KLA/KSMA Joint Conference: Galt House Hotel - Louisville, KY. Use the #KLA2011 hashtag when you tweet.
October 14, 2011 Student Chapter Social: Cat's Den at UK's Student Center - Lexington, KY. Please RSVP in advance.
November 1, 2011 Fall Social: Flanagan's Ale House - Louisville, KY. See Facebook event for details.
November 18, 2011 Fall Business Meeting & Program: Portofino's and Lexington Public Library - Lexington, KY. RSVP by 11/14.
2010: Winter | Spring | Summer | Fall
January 15, 2010 Networking Happy Hour: 5-7 PM at Pazzo's Pizza Pub, 385 South Limestone Street, Lexington, KY.
January 19, 2010 Networking Happy Hour: 5:30 PM at Wick's Pizza Highlands, 975 Baxter Avenue, Louisville, KY.
January 27-30, 2010 SLA Leadership Summit: St. Louis, MO
March 11, 2010 KYSLA Meeting: 1:30-5PM at the University of Louisville, Louisville, KY. The program topic is Social Networking. All are invited to a Dutch treat dinner at Tumbleweed on the Waterfront that evening. RSVP by March 10.
April 28-30, 2010 Joint Spring Conference of the KLA Academic Section, KLA Special Section and SLA Kentucky Chapter: General Butler State Park. Brochure (185 KB PDF), Registration Form (127 KB PDF) and Preliminary Program (1760 KB PDF). Online registration is available.
May 21, 2010 Social Event: 5:30 PM at Saul Good Restaurant & Pub, 1808 Alysheba Way, Lexington, KY
June 16, 2010 Kentucky Chapter & Friends Dinner: 6:15 PM at Red Fish Grill, 115 Bourbon Street in Lexington, New Orleans, LA
August 6, 2010 KYSLA Meeting: 3:30 PM at Browning's Brewery & Restaurant, 401 E. Main Street, Louisville, KY. The meeting will be followed by a Dutch-treat dinner and Louisville Bats baseball game. RSVP by July 30.
September 24, 2010 2010 Kentucky Chapter Award Nomintations Due: application forms
October 20, 2010 KYSLA Business and Awards Meeting: Special Guest: SLA President, Anne Caputo! Keeneland Library, Lexington, KY. RSVP by September 30.
December 7, 2010 "Managing Copyright In the Digital Age" Webinar: Sponsored by BNA, Inc. and DIALOG, LLC and coordinated by SLA's Legal and IT Divisions and the SLA Kentucky Chapter. Register by December 3. Click here for the handout.
2009: Winter | Spring | Summer | Fall
January 14-17, 2009 SLA Leadership Summit - Savannah, GA
March 6, 2009 Program & Business Meeting - University of Louisville's University Club. "Ten Trends and Technologies for 2009", a replay of Michael Stephens' recent SLA Webinar. The meeting will begin at 10 AM. Lunch, which is included in the registration cost, and a business meeting with follow. Please register online. You may use PayPal for credit card payments or send a check to Alex Grigg and make it payable to SLA-KY.
March 13, 2009 Networking Happy Hour - Pazzo's Pizza Pub, Lexington, KY. Drop by anytime between 5-7 PM.
March 31, 2009 Dinner with Gloria Zamora, SLA President - The Bristol Downtown, Louisville, KY. RSVP to Jan Berry by March 20.
April 1-3, 2009 Joint Spring Conference of the KLA Academic Section, KLA Special Section and SLA Kentucky Chapter - Barren River State Park | SLA President, Gloria Zamora, plans to attend. More information can be found at the bottom of the KLA Academic Section page, the bottom of the KLA Special Library Section page or by clicking on one of the attached documents: Registration Form (131 KB PDF), Brochure (134 KB PDF), and Featured Speakers (7 MB PDF).
May 12, 2009 Networking Happy Hour - O'Shea's Irish Pub, Louisville, KY. Drop by anytime between 6-8 PM.
May 15, 2009 Social Event - Private tour and wine tasting at Equus Run in Midway, KY followed by dinner at the home of Abby Thorne in Georgetown, KY. RSVP by May 8. Refer to the Kentucky Chapter's blog for payment details.
June 14-17, 2009 Annual SLA Conference - Washington, DC
July 2, 2009 Happy Birthday: SLA Celebrates 100 Years!
July 24, 2009 Centennial/Chapter Celebration - Abby Thorne is hosting a cookout to honor the organization's Centennial and to celebrate a banner year for the Kentucky Chapter. Please RSVP at your soonest convenience. Guests are welcome.
August 7, 2009 Business Meeting & Social Event - Lunch will be followed by a business meeting and tour of Elk Creek Vineyards in Owenton, KY. RSVP by July 24. More details have been posted on our chapter's blog.
September 29, 2009 Dinner with SLA President, Gloria Zamora, at 7:30 PM @ Bistro 301 in Louisville, KY. RSVP by September 18.
September 30, 2009 Gloria Zamora spends the day @ UK meeting with LIS students and faculty in Lexington, KY.
October 1, 2009 SLA President, Gloria Zamora, presents "Leaders Building Tribes to Communicate Value" at the KLA/KSMA Conference.
October 22, 2009 Happy Hour "In Honor of Stacey!" - Pazzo's Pizza Pub, Lexington, KY from 5-7 PM.
November 5, 2009 Program & Business Meeting - A joint program of the Kentucky and Cincinnati Chapters featuring John Savage of the copyright Clearance Center and Kopana Terry of the University of Kentucky. RSVP by October 28. More details have been posted on our chapter's blog.
2008: Winter | Spring | Summer | Fall
January 23-26, 2008 SLA Leadership Summit - Louisville, KY
February 29, 2008 February Business Meeting & Social Event - "Generations in Libraries" by Emily Hicks (University of Dayton) - Mt. Sterling, KY. Tour of Ale-8 Bottling Plant followed by lunch and business meeting at Hall's by the River. RSVP to Alex Grigg by 2/22/08.
April 23-25, 2008 Joint Spring Conference - Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
Download Conference Program (PDF) | download registration form (PDF).
May 30, 2008 May Business Meeting & Social Event - BB Riverboats, Newport, KY. Payment and registration are due by May 16.
June 15-18, 2008 SLA Annual Conference - Keynote Speakers: Vinton G. Cerf and Seth Godin - Seattle, WA
August 8, 2008 August Business Meeting & Luncheon - Saffron's Restaurant (map) - Louisville, KY. Please RSVP by July 30.
October 15, 2008 "Navigators Needed: Information Now and Tomorrow" - Guest Speacker: Janice Lachance, SLA's CEO. Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library, University of Louisville - Louisville, KY. Free and open to the public.
October 16, 2008 October Business Meeting & Social Event - Guest Speacker: Janice Lachance, SLA's CEO. Keeneland Racetrack - Lexington, KY. Limited Seats: RSVP by October 1.
2007: Winter | Spring | Summer | Fall
January 24-27, 2007 SLA Leadership Summit - Reno, NV
February 23, 2007 KYSLA Meeting (PDF) - "Effective Working Relationships: How Do You Interact" - Lexington, KY
March 3-30, 2007 Kentucky Chapter Awards - Nomination period for Outstanding Chapter Member and Professional Awards
April 18-20, 2007 KLA Joint Spring Conference - Florence, KY
May 11, 2007 May Social Outing at Smith-Berry Winery - New Castle, KY
June 3-6, 2007 SLA Annual Conference - Keynote Speakers: Al Gore and Scott Adams - Denver, CO
August 16, 2007 KYSLA Meeting - Louisville, KY
September 19, 2007 KYSLA Networking Reception - KLA/KSMA Annual Joint Conference - 5:30-7:30 PM, Louisville, KY
November 16, 2007 KYSLA Meeting - Lexington, KY
2006: Winter | Spring | Summer | Fall
January 4, 2006 Diversity Leadership Development Award Deadline - SLA Headquarters
January 18-21, 2006 Leadership Summit - Houston, TX
February 10 - March 10, 2006 SLA-KY Chapter Awards: Nominations for the Outstanding Chapter Member and Professional awards are being accepted through March 10, 2006.
February 24, 2006 SLA-KY Chapter Program Meeting: Technobabble Translated - Guest Speaker: Glen Horton, Technology & Assistant Director, Greater Cincinnati Library Consortium
March 29-31, 2006 KLA Joint Spring Conference - Jenny Wiley State Resort Park, Information: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly! (PDF)
June 11-14, 2006 SLA Annual Conference - Baltimore, MD
August 10, 2006 Open Board Meeting - The luncheon meeting will be held at Holly Hill Inn in Midway, KY at 12:30AM. All SLA-KY members are invited to join us for socializing and a discussion of chapter business.
September 19, 2006 Reception for New Librarians, Library Students, and Job Seekers - Cincinnati, OH
September 27-30, 2006 KLA (Kentucky Library Association) Conference (PDF) - Louisville, KY
October 7-11, 2006 Midwest Chapter/MLA (Medical Library Association) Conference - Louisville, KY
November 10, 2006 Collaborate and Innovate - SLA Legal Division - Greater Cincinnati Area, OH
2005: Winter | Spring | Summer | Fall
February 18, 2005 Open Board Meeting - Immediately before the Mastering the Art of Information Sleuthing program (see below), a board meeting will take place from 9:30 to 10:30 at the University Club at the University of Louisville. Open to all members and attendees. Contact Glenda Neely for more information.
February 18, 2005

Mastering the Art of Information Sleuthing - for Business, Science, Legal and Other Hidden Resources - The Kentucky Chapter and the Legal Division of SLA are co-sponsoring a day of workshops focused on doing legal research with a twist, along with a presentation by Ethel Salonen, President of SLA.

The program will take at the University Club at Chancy Center (Belknap Campus, University of Louisville), Friday, February 18, from 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Cost is $25. Lunch is provided. A special rate of $79 per night for hotel accommodations at the Inn at Jewish Hospital has been secured. Mention the Kentucky Chapter of Special Libraries Association to receive this rate when making accommodations before February 7, 2005. Send back your registration form before Friday, February 11, 2005. Attendance is limited to 70 participants. Sponsorship for the program has been offered by Thomson West, LexisNexis, and EBSCO.

Contact Constance Ard, Mary Vass or Glenda Neely if you have any questions.

February 23-March 4, 2005

Q&A with the national SLA Board of Directors candidates on our own listserv. All KY-SLA members are invited to exchange with the different candidates that have accepted to discuss their ideas and opinions about SLA as we prepare to vote for the new Board.

If you are not on the listserv yet and wish to be, please see http://www.sla.org/chapter/cky/listserv.htm for instructions.

March 22, 2005 Two-for-One tours! - The UK Student Chapter of SLA is organizing two tours, back to back, at the Agricultural Information Center and the Equine Research Center Library, both located at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. The first tour starts at 2:00 p.m at the ACI. Please confirm your presence with Liz Smith beforehand. All members are welcome to attend.
April 13-15, 2005

Spring Joint Conference - The Academic Section of the Kentucky Library Association (KLA); the Special Section of KLA; the Kentucky Chapter of the ACRL and the Kentucky Chapter of SLA are joining forces once again for a Joint Spring Conference at the Lake Barkley State Resort Park in Cadiz, Ky. This year's theme is Visibility for Libraries: Communicating Our Vision. See the program and the registration form. Registration is due April 1st.

August 6, 2005 Louisville Social - Lucky Strike (4th Street Live). Open to all SLA-KY members and their guests.
August 9, 2005 Open Board & Planning Meeting - The first meeting is always an important one for the planning of the year to come! The meeting will be held in the Georgian Room at Science Hill Inn, Shelbyville from 10:00AM-11:30AM. Lunch will follow at 11:30AM. All SLA-KY members invited.
September 14, 2005 KLA Special Section and SLA-KY Chapter Reception - Come have fun, network and meet your peers this reception to be held at KLA conference in Louisville on Wednesday from 5:00PM-7:00PM. All are invited.
September 22, 2005 MLIS Student Organization Fair - The Kentucky SLA and KLA chapters are hosting a student organization fair. MLIS students will be able to meet representatives from ALA, KLA, LISSO, and SLA, and learn how they can get involved. Free pizza! Lucile Little Fine Arts Library building (LCLI) lounge, 11:30AM-1:00PM.
October 13, 2005 SLA-KY Chapter Program Meeting - Kentucky Chapter was key in initiating the discussion at the national level about dues restructuring. Gloria Zamora, the Treasurer of SLA, will speak with us on the process, where we are and where we want to be.

The meeting, open to all members, will be at Keeneland Race Course, 4201 Versailles Road, in Lexington. A board meeting and the presentation will take place at 10:00AM in the Keeneland Directors Room. The buffet lunch and the afternoon at the races will take place from 12:00PM to 5:00PM in the Phoenix Dining Room that overlooks the saddling paddock. A dress code will be in effect (suit or sport coat for gentlemen with ties optional. Suits, dresses or dress slacks for ladies. Skirts with proper blouses or sweaters. No denim or athletic wear).

Registration fee is $40.00. Reserve your ticket by September 29 with Cathy Schenck (reservations for a group of 30 have been made so reserve early). Parking is free. Make checks payable to KYSLA and mail to Leoma Dunn, Catalog & Systems Librarian, Technical Services, Thomas More College Library, 333 Thomas More Parkway, Crestview Hills KY 41017 by October 6th.

2004: Winter | Spring | Summer | Fall
January 29, 2004 Associations Lunch - There will be a LISSO lunch, in conjunction with the student chapters of SLA, ALA, and SAA at the School of Library and Information Science at UK. It is a great opportunity for everyone to meet and have fun over lunch, as well as learning about the professional associations. Lunch (pizza, salad and dessert) is set for 11:30A.M. - 1:00P.M. in the Student Lounge in the LC fine Arts building. SLIS students are welcome to participate and SLA members are welcome to volunteer. RSVP before January 28 to Leah Mensah. A contribution of $5 for the lunch is desired.
March 18, 2004 Program Meeting - Join us in Nashville, TN, for a joint program meeting with the Southern Appalachian chapter. On the menu at 10:00 AM (CST) is a Quantum 2 program by Betty Jo Hibberd on marketing. Refreshments will be served. A joint business meeting will follow after lunch to discuss the annual conference. All will take place in the new Nashville Public Library. There is a cafe in the Library for the "dutch" lunch break with a vast selection of sandwiches, salads and cheese samplers. Please see the registration form for more details. Co-sponsored by: The Southern Appalachian and the Kentucky Chapters of the Special Libraries Association.
March 30, 2004 Louisville-area members, come join us in the River City for a little evening socializing and Chapter fellowship. Everyone is invited, including folks from outside of Louisville, if you care to make the drive. North End Cafe, 1722 Frankfort Avenue (at the intersection of I-64 and I-71), 896-8770. 5:30PM, drinks, 6:00PM dinner. RSVP to Elizabeth Smigielski by March 26.
August 6, 2004 Open Board & Planning Meeting - The first meeting is always an important one for the planning of the year to come! Meet us on Friday, August 6th at deSha's Restaurant, 101 North Broadway, downtown Lexington for the 12:00 pm lunch and meeting. RSVP to Cathy Schenck by Tuesday August 2nd. Registration is $10, lunch is dutch-style which each ordering from the menu. Checks are payable to KY-SLA. Open to all members.
September 9, 2004 MLIS Student Organization Fair - The Kentucky SLA and KLA chapters are hosting a student organization fair. MLIS students will be able to meet representatives from ALA, KLA, LISSO, and SLA, and learn how they can get involved. Free pizza! Lucile Little Fine Arts Library building (LCLI) lounge, 12:30 pm.
September 24, 2004
The UK Student Chapter of SLA is organizing tours of newspaper libraries for the Fall. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in news librarianship or for anyone who is just interested in their local newspaper. The first visit will be to the Lexington Herald-Leader from 10AM-12PM. Please confirm your presence with Liz Smith beforehand. All members are welcome to attend.
October 1, 2004 The second news library tour organized by the UK Student Chapter is at the Cincinnati Enquirer at 11am. Please confirm your presence with Liz Smith beforehand. All members are welcome to attend.
October 15, 2004 The third news library tour organized by the UK Student Chapter is at the Louisville's Courier Journal from 11AM-12PM. Please confirm your presence with Liz Smith beforehand. All members are welcome to attend.
October 21, 2004

Program Meeting - Our fall meeting will feature Barbara Burton from Factiva who will speak on creating one's own personal public relations message. Learn the power of using your Elevator Talk, plus nine other practical marketing ideas to help promote you and your information function.

The meeting, open to all members, will be at Keeneland Race Course, 4201 Versailles Road, in Lexington. A board meeting and the presentation will take place at 10:00am in the Keeneland Directors Room. The buffet lunch and the afternoon at the races will take place from 12:00 to 5:00 in the Phoenix Dining Room that overlooks the saddling paddock. A dress code will be in effect (suit or sport coat for gentlemen with ties optional. Suits, dresses or dress slacks for ladies. Skirts with proper blouses or sweaters. No denim or athletic wear).

Registration fee is $35.00. Reserve your ticket by October 1st with Cathy Schenck (reservations for a group of 30 have been made so reserve early). Parking is free. Make checks payable to KYSLA and mail to Leoma Dunn, Catalog & Systems Librarian, Technical Services, Thomas More College Library, 333 Thomas More Parkway, Crestview Hills KY 41017 by October 8th.

November 19, 2004

Open Board Meeting - This meeting will take place at the offices of Greenebaum Doll and McDonald, 3500 National City Tower, 101 S. Fifth Street in Louisville from 10:00 am to noon. A dutch lunch will follow for those interested. Please RSVP to Cathy Schenck by November 17. Open to all members.

Parking information: you can park at National City Garage (kind of pricey) or you can go for the cheaper parking at the Galt House and walk up Main Street to the National City Tower (roughly a block).

2003: Winter | Spring | Summer | Fall
August 8, 2003 Open Planning Meeting - The Distilleries Grand Tour continues! Meet us at the Wild Turkey Distillery, US 62 Lawrenceburg for the 10:30 am tour; and at the Kavanaugh House Bed and Breakfast, 241 East Woodford Street (US 62) for the 12:00 pm lunch and meeting. RSVP to Cathy Schenck by Tuesday August 5th. The buffet lunch will be $12.20 including beverage, tax and tip. If you don't care for a beverage then it'll be $11.00. You may pay at the B & B or in advance by sending checks to: Veronica Walker, Electronic Resources Cataloger, William T. Young Library, University of Kentucky, 500 S. Limestone St. Lexington, KY 40506-0456.
September 17, 2003 MLIS Student Organization Fair - The Kentucky SLA and KLA chapters are hosting a student organization fair. MLIS students will be able to meet representatives from ALA, KLA, LISSO, and SLA, and learn how they can get involved. Free pizza! RSVP to Carolyn Haines at pixiebell620@yahoo.com, or sign-up on one of the signs posted around the SLIS areas. Lucile Little Fine Arts Library building (LCLI) lounge, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm.
November 11, 2003 UK Student Chapter Meeting- Anyone interested in SLA is welcome to come. There will be a call for volunteers to fill some positions that will become vacant when some members graduate in December. The meeting starts at 5:00 pm in the Lucille Little Art Library Lounge. For more information, contact Christine Wysocki.
November 14, 2003

Open Program & Business Meeting - Come hear Jean Kellet, psychologist, speak on Librarian Self-Development at the Eloise B.
Houchens Center in Bowling Green, KY, 1115 Adams St. Lunch will be served before the program. An open business meeting will be held after the program, notably with members of the Southern Appalachian Chapter to talk about supporting their efforts with the '04 Annual Conference in Nashville. All members are invited to join.

Lunch will be hot chicken salad, congealed salad, bread, tea, coffee, chocolate cake and pecan pie. Chapter members: $15.00; student chapter members: $5.00. You may pay on location or in advance by sending checks to Veronica Walker , Electronic Resources Cataloger, William T. Young Library, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0456. RSVP to Cathy Schenck by Thursday, November 6.


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