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2009 Conference

"Honoring the Past, Creating the Future"

The 2009 Conference “Honoring the Past, Creating the Future” was held October 7-9, 2009 in Everett, WA.


  • “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Library” — Bill Barnes and Gene Ambaum Unshelved Website
  • “Bookmopedia-pedia, anyone?” Bookmopedia-pedia anyone? — Bo Kinney, Seattle Public Library
  • “Bookmobiles and Beyond: Reaching the Underserved” — Rita Kadavy, High Plains Library District Bookmobiles and Beyond: Reaching the Underserved , Kadavy Presenter Notes , Kadavy Narrative , Talk Time Manual
  • “Early Literacy – Taking it to the Streets” — Lorianne Callison, Judy Nelson, Susan Anderson-Newham, Pierce County Library System
  • Help! I have to write vehicle specifications — Bob Carlson, City of Everett, WA
  • “Intellectual Freedom on the Road” — Candace Morgan
  • “KCLS Techlab” — Amber Slaven and Feliz Reyes, King County Library System
  • “Models of Service: Multnomah County Library Outreach” — Jane Salisbury and Jere White, Multnomah County Library Overview , Large Print Book List , Jail Book Discussion Groups , Citizenship Manual
  • “Oh, my aching back: avoiding back and repetitive stress injuries” — Claudia Kelley, OTR/L, Ergonomist Aching Back Slides , Aching Back Notes
  • “Old-timer tips for new bookmobile managers” — Mary Anne Marjamaa, St. Louis County Library Tips for Bookmobile Managers
  • “Outreach – The 24/7 Branch” — Barbara Adrianopli, Schaumburg Township District Library Outreach
  • “Pegasus: The World’s Oldest Bookmobile” — David Dilgard, Everett Public Library Pegasus History
  • “The Pleasures and Perils of a Life of Reading” — Nancy Pearl, librarian, best-selling author and literary critic Nancy Pearl Website
  • “Special Driver Training” — Smith System Training
  • “Support Staff Certification” — Karen Strege, Project Manager
  • “We are not offended – squeaky clean reads” — Bonnie Gerken, recently retired from Sno-Isle Libraries, and Theresa Gemmer, Everett Public Library

Squeaky Clean Reads