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WLA Celebrates 125th in Milwaukee

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on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 in WLA 125
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The Wisconsin Library Association will be celebrating its 125th anniversary when it holds its Annual Conference this week (Oct. 25-28) at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee.  In addition to a full slate of regular programs there will be some special activities related to the 125th anniversary.
 
On Wednesday, October 26 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. there will be a 125th Anniversary Reception and WLA/WLAF membership meeting.
 
On Thursday, October 27 from 8:45 to 10:00 a.m. there will be a keynote address titled Free for All: Inside the Public Library by Dawn Logsdon and Lucie Faulknor of Serendipty Films on their film project of the same title. 
 
Also on Thursday from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. there will be a reception at the historic Central Library of the Milwaukee Public Library.  On display at the library will be a special exhibit of Wisconsin Library History Memorabilia. The exhibit continues through October 31st.
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