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It’s going to be spooktacular!

  • Hear Nancy Pearl speak on “The Pleasures and Perils of a Life of Reading”
  • Find out who has the bragging rights to say “I am wicked sweet” as the Colorado Librarian of the Year
  • You may turn into a pumpkin if you miss the authors of Why Business People Speak Like Idiots
  • Learn which library has both the tricks and treats of an Outstanding Library Website


You’ll have a frightfully good time.


2007 Colorado Association of Libraries Conference
November 8th – 10th 2007
Holiday Inn DIA
John Q. Hammons Convention Center

CAL Awards Dinner Friday, November 9th, 2007 at 5:30 pm
Dinner tickets can be purchased when registering for the CAL Conference
Some of the awards presented include: Career Achievement; Colorado Librarian of the Year; Exemplary Library Media Center; Exemplary Library Service to Diverse Populations; Library Benefactor; Library Partner; Jean Maio Literacy; Technology Project; Outstanding Administrator; Outstanding Library Website; Outstanding Volunteer Service; and Project of the Year.

For a description of each award, visit http://www.cal-webs.org/committees1_2.html

CAL Keynote Presentations
For more information, visit http://www.cal-webs.org/keynotes.html#1

  • Thursday, November 8
    Nancy Pearl: The Pleasures and Perils of a Life of Reading
  • Friday, November 9
    Brian Fugere or Jon Warshawsky: Speaking on the book
    Why Business People Speak Like Idiots
  • Friday, November 9
    Dr. Loriene Roy: Can an ALA President Get RadiCAL?
  • Saturday, November 10
    Nancy Kranich: Information, Civic Engagement and Human Rights

Saturday, November 10
Nick Arvin: Fiction, War, and Community: Not Necessarily in that Order