Welcome to the 2017 MLA Annual Conference! This year’s theme is Radical Librarianship - the power of libraries to provide access to the truth, strengthen our community voices, create opportunity for exploration and innovation, and assist our patrons to build a better future. Libraries have always been radical, but what does Radical Librarianship mean for us today? Join us at the 2017 MLA Annual Conference to help shape that conversation!
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Friday, October 6 • 3:35pm - 4:25pm
RART Bookblast! 40 in 50 Nonfiction

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Join the Reader's Advisory Roundtable as we review 40 nonfiction books in 50 minutes! This year's topics are The Gilded Age, Diverse Memoirs, She Enlightened Me With Science: Science Writing by Women, and Nonfiction for Book Clubs.


Rachel Gray

Van Horn Public Library, Director
Rachel Gray is the director of the Van Horn Public Library in Pine Island. Her favorite part of the job is helping people find the next book to read, so being a part of RART is a no-brainer! She has been the chair of the subunit for the last 2 years and has presented many bookblasts... Read More →

Luann Phillipich

Adult Services Librarian, Dakota County Library, Heritage
Luann Phillipich is an Adult Services Librarian at the Dakota County Heritage Library in Lakeville. She is passionate about reader's advisory, community outreach, and library services for older adults. Luann is a former chair of RART and has moderated reading groups at her library... Read More →

Jean Silverberg

Librarian, Dakota County Library, Inver Glen
Jean Silverberg is an adult services librarian at the Inver Glen branch of the Dakota County Library. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband and dog, and reads and enjoys a variety of genres.

Friday October 6, 2017 3:35pm - 4:25pm CDT
Meeting Room 112