Spring Chapter Meetings

Most, if not all chapters will be meeting at the national VRA & ArLiS/NA conferences. Here are a few additional meetings:

ARLIS/NE and VRA/NE (New England)

Please save the date of Friday, May 25th for a joint ARLIS/NE and VRA/NE
meeting at the new Fleet Library at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)
in Providence, RI!

The schedule for the day is still in the works, but we’ll enjoy tours of and
a presentation about the new library as well as hold our spring ARLIS/NE and
VRA/NE chapter meetings. Please note that *all* members of VRA/NA and
ARLIS/NA are welcome to attend. More information about registration fees,
hotel/parking info, etc will be sent soon. This event coincides with Brown
University’s Commencement weekend, so you’ll want to plan accordingly.

Information about the Fleet Library can be found here:

Tentative Schedule:

9:30– Coffee and registration
10:00– Separate business meetings for ARLIS/NE and VRA/NE
11:00– Presentation about the new library
noon– lunch on your own (lots of nearby places — we can provide a list
1:30– Affinity tours (library tours with a RISD librarian in one of the
following areas: visual resources, reference, technical services, archives,
artists’books/special collections, or me– focusing on construction
planning; followed by a chance for discussion in that area)
3:30– Reception (cookies for the road)

contact: Brooke E. Henderson; 781 283-3258

ARLIS/TC (Twin Cities)

You are invited to attend our spring meeting on Wednesday, April 18th at the new Minneapolis Central Library. A brief business meeting beginning at 10am will be held in Conference Room N-202, which is right across from Teen Central, followed by a tour of the new facilities. Our host is Jeffrey Radford, and the tour will be led by one of the MPL docents. The meeting and tour will run from about 10 – 11:30 am. Those interested can continue on to lunch at one of the many restaurants nearby.

Please RSVP to Kristen Mastel; 612-626-9843

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