Agenda for Maryland Library Day

February 13, 2013


8:00 AM -  Continental breakfast (compliments of the law Library Association of Maryland), briefing packets and coffee giveaway will be available for pickup in the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Library (enter from Church Circle).  The legislative panel will brief us on general talking points to keep in mind as visits are planned.


9:15 AM - Proceed to State House for Senate presentation followed by House presentation. We will split up with a group going to House Balcony and a group going to Senate Balcony 


Presentation on Senate floor - Proclamation for Maryland Library Day:

                                 Lynn Wheeler, MLA President

                                 Irene Padilla, State Librarian

                                 Jessame Ferguson, CALD President

                                 Jay Bansbach, MSDE School Libraries/MASL

                                 Maureen Sullivan, ALA President


Presentation on House floor - Proclamation for Maryland Library Day:

                                Lynn Wheeler, MLA President

                                Irene Padilla, State Librarian

                                Maureen Sullivan, ALA President


At conclusion, participants are free make delegation visits and then to lunch.  (There are a number of restaurants on Main Street, Maryland Avenue, West Street and Reynolds Tavern on Church Circle.)


5:30 PM - Legislative Reception in the President's Reception room in the Senate office Building. 

This is an opportunity to mix and mingle with legislators and other officials.  Be on the lookout for elected officials from your district and extend greetings to them.  When you make your visits to their offices, make a point of inviting them to stop by the reception. (All legislators were mailed invitations)


Hope to see you on Wednesday.



"The future belongs to young people who know where the knowledge is, how to get it, how to think about it, and how to turn it into better work, better products, better lives."- Rexford Brown, Educator and Author


Jay Bansbach

Program Specialist, School Libraries

Instructional Technology and School Libraries

Division of Instruction

Maryland State Department of Education

200 W. Baltimore St.

Baltimore, MD 21201

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