MLA Conversations, May 14 on Regional Libraries and May 21 with Cyndee Landrum of IMLS

Event Start Date: Friday, May 14, 2021 - 3:00 pm

Event End Date: Friday, May 14, 2021 - 4:00 pm

Location: Virtual

Friday, May 14, 2021 from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Eastern (Episode 49) MLA Conversations Logo

Join us for a conversation about Maryland’s Regional Libraries. We’ll hear about the special role that they play in supporting the public libraries in the western, southern, and eastern parts of the state. Register for free at


  • Elizabeth Hulett, Director, Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL)
  • Ashley Teagle, CEO, Southern Maryland Regional Library Association (SMRLA)
  • John Venditta, Administrator, Eastern Shore Regional Library (ESRL)

Friday, May 21, 2021 from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Eastern (Episode 50)

  • Join us for a conversation with Cyndee Landrum, Deputy Director, Office of Library Services, Institute of Museum and Library Services. Cyndee was appointed to this position in June 2019. We will learn about her work at IMLS, including overseeing the agency’s largest program, Grants to States, which is the primary source of federal funding for library services in the United States. Register for free at

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