The New York Metropolitan Area Chapter of the Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL-NYMA) will hold its Fall 2011 Conference on Monday morning, December 5th, 9 am-1 pm, at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, 1 West 4th Street, New York City. The theme of the conference is Emergency Preparedness in Libraries: Concepts and Experiences.
9:00 am Registration/Networking/Light refreshments
9:30 am Opening remarks Tina Weiss, President, AJL-NYMA
9:45 am-1 pm Presentations:
Michael J. Miller, Associate Professor and Associate Librarian for Public Services, Benjamin Rosenthal Library, Queens College
David M. Pollock, Associate Executive Director and Director of Government Relations, Jewish Community Relations Council
Naomi Steinberger, Director of Library Services, Jewish Theological Seminary of America
RSVP by Thursday, December 1st, Tina Weiss, firstname.lastname@example.org, (212) 824-2221. Payment is at the door; NYMA members, $10; non-members, $18. *Please bring valid government issued ID.*
Subway: 6 train to Astor Place; N/R trains to 8th Street; A, B, C, D, E, F, M trains to West 4th Street; 1 train to Christopher Street.
Bus: M1, M5, M6 to Waverly Place.
Parking garages: Champion Garage, 743 Broadway (between East Eighth Street and Astor Place), (212) 533-7463; Hillary Gardens Garage, 741 Broadway (between East Eighth Street and Astor Place), (212) 473-87520; and 403 Lafayette LLC, 403 Lafayette Street (212) 254-1263.