“Registration is now open for the sixth annual Lake Superior Libraries Symposium! LSLS17 will be held on June 9, 2017 in Duluth, Minnesota at the University of Minnesota Duluth Kathryn A. Martin Library. Reflecting this year’s conference theme, Beyond Neutral, breakout sessions will invite participants to challenge the traditional stance of libraries as neutral spaces.
Our keynote speaker is Dr. Loriene Roy, Professor in the School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin, former president of the American Indian Library Association and American Library Association, and recipient of the 2015 Distinguished Service Award from the American Indian Library Association. The conference also features a lightning round and two social events. For more information and to register, see https://
For an additional registration fee, attendees can participate in a pre-conference workshop, “Libraries Serving Native Communities: Collaboration and Support,” facilitated by Dr. Loriene Roy on Thursday, June 8 from noon-4pm. Find more information about the workshop at https://