MLA Conversations, with Carrie Sanders, Kathleen Brunnett, Angie Knight, & Katelyn McLimans

Event Start Date: Friday, June 18, 2021 - 3:00 pm

Event End Date: Friday, June 18, 2021 - 4:00 pm

You can register for the next episode of Maryland Library Association’s MLA Conversations, this Friday, June 18, 2021 from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Eastern (Episode 53):MLA Conversations Logo

We will learn about successful public school and public library partnerships, with a focus on the annual summer reading program! Our guests are:

  • Carrie Sanders, Youth Services Coordinator, Maryland State Library
  • Kathleen Brunnett, Supervisor of Library Media, Carroll County Public Schools
  • Angie Knight, Systemwide Children’s Project Coordinator, Carroll County Public Library
  • Katelyn McLimans, Youth Services & Outreach Coordinator, Cecil County Public Library

Register for June 18th for free at

We will be taking off the Fridays of June 25 (attending ALA Annual Conference Virtual) and July 2 (Independence Day weekend), and will return on July 9th for one final episode in our weekly MLA Conversations series, which began in April 2020. The MLA Conversations will then transition to an occasional series.

You can now also register for MLA Conversations, on Friday, July 9, 2021 from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Eastern (Episode 54):

We will learn about how the ebook public policy landscape is continuing to change. We’ll discuss the passage of the Maryland law requiring publishers to license ebooks to libraries under reasonable terms, DPLA’s recent agreement with Amazon Publishing to make their ebooks available to U.S. libraries, and other developments on the horizon. Our guests are:

  • Michael Blackwell, Director, St Mary’s County Library
  • Alan Inouye, Senior Director, Public Policy & Government Relations, American Library Association

Register for July 9th for free at

Did you miss our conversation last Friday, June 11, with Arnessa Dowell and Crystal Henningsen? Watch the recording at

Find archived recordings of past MLA Conversations and make sure that you’re subscribed to the Marylib email listserv to receive information each week on upcoming MLA Conversations!