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Public Libraries Section Annual Conference

Wednesday, 8 November 2006 (All day) to Saturday, 11 November 2006 (All day)

The focus of this year’s autumn conference will be Reader Development and Book Promotion and the conference will be taking place in the Cavan Crystal Hotel in Cavan. Cavan was chosen as a location to allow delegates the opportunity to visit the new, state of the art Johnston Central Library and Farnham Centre.

Speakers at the conference will include:
Austin Vaughan, County Librarian, Co. Mayo;
Teresa Walsh, County Librarian, South County Dublin;
Ciaran Mangan, County Librarian, County Meath;
Frances Crampsie, Donegal Library Service and Jean Fitzpatrick, Western Education and Library Board, Northern Ireland;
Paula Murphy, academic, writer and lecturer, English Department, Mary Immaculate College;
Sarah Webb, author;
Representatives from other Library Authorities and the Book-Selling and Publishing trades.

The cost will be €220.00/ €255.00 per person attending the full conference, with a registration fee of €50.00 (€55.00 for non-Library Association of Ireland members).

Details from Brenda Frawley at

Cavan Crystal Hotel, Cavan