ILCE-IG Activities at CALCON 2018–Update

Join ILCE to celebrate international librarianship at the CALCON 2018 conference at the Embassy Suites in Loveland, Colorado on September 13-15.


Library Stories from Three Continents: Africa, South America, and Europe

The International Libraries and Cultural Exchange Interest Group is sponsoring a program at CALCON 2018. The session will be held on Thursday, September 13 from 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Globetrotting librarians will share their experience with libraries in Africa, South America, and Europe (and maybe more.)

Janet Lee spent a year as a Fulbright Scholar in Axum, Ethiopia working with librarians and library users. Janet will speak on Is a Fulbright in your future? Ethiopia, Land of Origins.


Jane Mirandette, Founder and Director of the San Juan del Sur Biblioteca, will give an update on the political situation in Nicaragua and how the unrest is affecting operations of the library, fundraising activities, and travel both to and within Nicaragua.

Jane photo

ILCE-IG Hosts International Reception at CALCON

The CAL International Library and Cultural Exchange (ILCE) Interest Group will again host an International Reception at CAL. This year the reception will be on Thursday, September, from 6:30 – 8pm. Stop by Nancy Bolt’s suite in the Embassy Suites for soft drinks, an international adult beverage, and an appetizer before you go on to dinner. Stop by Nancy’s booth at CAL for an invitation with the room number on it.

Adult beverage reception 2Adult beverage reception

Buy International Jewelry to Benefit ILCE

 Nancy Bolt will again sell international jewelry and crafts to benefit international librarianship. Your purchase will support a grant for a cooperative project.


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