A convention for all existing library clubs, students and/or sponsors interested in starting a library club, student library helpers, and librarians.
3/24/2013 to 3/25/2013
March 24-25, 2013
Drury Inn of Springfield, MO
2715 N Glenstone Ave
Springfield, Missouri 65803
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Beta State Library Club Convention 2013
Beta State Library Club would like to invite all existing library clubs,
students and/or sponsors interested in starting a library club, student library
helpers, and librarians to our state convention that will be held March 24-25,
2013 in Springfield, Missouri.
convention will be held at Drury Inn in Springfield, MO. Call the hotel for reservations at 417-520-8800
and ask for Brennan Purvis. Make sure
you tell him you are with the Epsilon Beta State Library Club Convention. We
can check in by 2:00. Convention starts
at 3:00 p.m. Rooms are $62.95, and you may allow up to 4 students per room. February 25 is the date by
which you must make your hotel reservations.
You must also include a rooming list for the hotel. Bring your tax
exempt letter and your check made out to LaQuita Inn.
be worn for the activities on Sunday evening.
If you have local or state Epsilon Beta shirts – that would be nice
attire for Sunday. On Monday jeans are not acceptable. Everyone should dress up for the university
tour and the business meeting. Wear comfortable shoes, and bring warm
are given each year. The $150
scholarship is available for a senior attending the convention who has been a
member of Epsilon Beta State Library Club for at least two school years. This application, included in this packet of
information, should be filled out and returned with the club’s registration.
- If your
group has a scrapbook for last year, it may be entered into a competition. Scrapbooks from the 2011-2012 school year
will be judged. Scoring guide is
something planned to share with the group about activities you have at your
school. This is a time to boast about
your activities, and to give others ideas they might like to try.
- Quiz Bowl
teams will compete for trophies and ribbons on Sunday evening. Rules are included in this mailing. Encourage your students to compete. You may
have up to 4 members on a team.
competition is giving book talks. Rules
are included in this mailing. Encourage
your students to compete. We will use
the Gateway books for next year – the list that was just released.
miss out on the chance to participate in these activities and gain recognition
for your group.
- New this
year – a photography competition. Rules
are included in the mailing.
nomination forms for next year’s state offices are enclosed. Please complete and bring those with you to
the sponsor’s meeting on Sunday.
forms for your state dues are included.
forms for the convention are included.
- Have your
student bring ideas for location of next year’s convention. We pick a town that has a university, that
has something else educational, that has a hotel with meeting rooms and a pool,
and something of a physical type activity for Sunday evening. Those at the convention choose next year’s
convention site. Each school gets 2
Any questions, feel free to e-mail
me at Krumling@troy.k12.mo.us
or call me at 636-462-5148 ext. 22705.
Looking forward to hearing from you,
MASL Liaison – Epsilon Beta