May 1, 2009 (Vol. 15, No. 13) – News

Oregon Reads Wrap-up / Vote for OLA Board / OYAN Membership Meeting

***Oregon Reads Wrap-up
Participating libraries, we need your input! Please don’t forget to file your Oregon Reads evaluation reports. You can link to the fill-in form on the website ( and complete and submit it online. Your valuable feedback helps us to assess the program and gain new ideas and insights for the future. And remember, the State Library is collecting archival materials related to Oregon Reads, so please send 4 copies of your promotional materials to:

Oregon State Library
c/o Katie Anderson
250 Winter St. NE
Salem, OR 97301

It’s not too late to offer your patrons the opportunity to add their own comments and ideas about the Oregon Reads experience. Place a link to the reader response form on your library’s website: These comments will be collated and made available to participating libraries, so you can gain valuable feedback about your local programs.

The Oregon Reads 2009 Committee thanks you for taking the time to provide us with this critical information.
— Linda V. Malone, Oregon Reads 2009 Committee

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***Place Your Vote for the OLA Board!
Please vote in the OLA’s 2009-2010 officers’ election.  Follow this MemberClicks link to login and access your ballot:  Voting will be open through May 6, 2009.  If you have any problems voting, please email  If you have any questions about the election, or want to become more involved with OLA, please contact Sarah Beasely, Chair of the Nominating Committee at  Thank you for your participation!

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***OYAN Spring Membership Meeting
OYAN members are invited to our next meeting on Friday, May 8, 2009, from 11:00am – 3:00pm at The Newberg Public Library, 503 E Hancock St Newberg, OR 97132-2829.  At our meetings we discuss OYAN business; upcoming events and conferences; books and other library materials; and library programs of interest to teens.

OYAN is a membership organization that exists to provide a network of communication and growth among people who provide library services to teens; to increase awareness of teen library services in the state of Oregon; and to promote cooperation school and public libraries.  If you are interested in learning more about OYAN or becoming a member please visit our website at: .  Find us on Facebook:

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