The 2015 11th Annual Joyner Library Paraprofessional Conference at ECU

March 21, 2015

Eleventh Annual Paraprofessional Conference – Friday, May 15, 2015

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The SPA Assembly of Joyner Library is pleased to announce the Eleventh Paraprofessional Conference will be held on Friday, May 15, 2015. The conference will be hosted at Joyner Library on the campus of East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. The conference is open to library paraprofessionals and offers workshops, presentations and discussions on a diverse selection of topics. Sessions are designed to provide an opportunity for collaboration amongst library staff and share ideas relevant to our work.

The morning will begin featuring this year’s keynote speaker, Michael Southern. He will speak about North Carolina’s Earliest Congregations and Oldest Church Buildings.

Please join us this year as we explore the theme Zen and the Art of Library Development, and discover programming opportunities and other beneficial resources to support library services in a variety of settings.

For more information please contact:
Rebecca Harrison or 252-328-0240 or Leland Geletka or 328-0239.

Sponsored by the SPA Assembly of Joyner Library

For more information and registration,

Join us for Snack and Chat, November 13, 2014, May Memorial Library Burlington NC

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ECU Paraprofessional Conference – Register!

April 4, 2014

Registration is now open for the conference.


Paraprofessional Conference at ECU – Joyner Library

February 20, 2014

The Tenth incarnation of the Paraprofessional Conference hosted by the Joyner Library Support Staff Assembly at East Carolina University (Greenville, NC) is being held on Friday, May 16, 2014

At this time, we would like to extend a call for proposals.  The conference is a day long series of sessions and workshops geared towards library paraprofessional staff.  This year’s theme is “X Marks the Spot:  The Hunt for Positive Change in Libraries.”

For those interested in presenting a proposal should consider the following:

  • Session Length:  1 hour
  • Topic:  Adherence to the theme is not mandatory and anyone interested in leading a session are encouraged to apply.  Sessions should be relevant to library paraprofessionals serving in academic, public, or special libraries in either public or technical services.  Thus a wide range of topics are welcome.
  • Cost:  Please include any costs associated with your presentation such as travel, materials, or honorarium.  Lunch is provided to all presenters.
  • Other Requirements:  If you have any special requirements related to technology or presentation materials, please include them with your proposal.
  • Deadline:  March 14, 2014.

Questions and submissions should be directed to either Arthur Carlson at or (252) 328-6838 or Joe Rolison at or (252) 328-2654.


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