SLA-SV Presents A Night to Remember with State Librarian, Greg Lucas

Register for our Joint Meeting with the SF Bay Region Chapter

 

Thursday, May 28, 2015, 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Fattoria e Mare, 1095 Rollins Rd, Burlingame, CA

 

Please join us for a night to remember with special guest California State Librarian, Greg Lucas! This is a unique opportunity to hear a leader of libraries speak. Prepare to be engaged!

 

Greg Lucas was appointed California State Librarian by Governor Jerry Brown on March 25, 2014. Besides collecting and preserving California’s history and culture, the State Library – founded in 1850 – provides access to books for visually impaired Californians and conducts research into an array of areas at the request of lawmakers and the governor. The State Librarian also advocates for literacy, librarians, and California’s 1,185 libraries.

California possesses one of the most important history collections in the United States. The collection begins with artifacts dating to 1540 and continues through the present. There are books, newspapers, lithographs, and campaign memorabilia as well as 4,500 maps and 250,000 photographs.

Previously, Greg was a senior editor at Capitol Weekly and a freelance writer. He created the blog, California’s Capitol, www.californiascapitol.com, in 2007. He is also a Friends of the California Archives board member.

During 19 years covering the state Capitol for the San Francisco Chronicle, Gregwrote nearly 3,000 articles on everything from presidential politics to the introduction of prune burgers in school cafeterias. He was also a ride operator on Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland.

He has a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Stanford University and a Masters degree in Professional Writing from the University of Southern California.

Agenda for Thursday, May 28, 2015

  • 5:30 – 6:30 Registration, networking and appetizers
  • 6:30 – 7:00 SLA-SF announcements
  • 7:00 – 8:00 Program with Q&A following

Menu

A variety of delicious foods in a buffet-style

SLA Program Cost

Early Bird Special 

  • $30 for members
  • $50 for non-members
  • $25 for student/retiree/between jobs members

Late registration (after May 15, 2015)

  • $35 for members
  • $55 for non-members
  • $30 for student/retiree/between jobs members

Location

Fattoria e Mare, 1095 Rollins Rd, Burlingame, CA 94010, (650) 342-4923

DEADLINE:

Please register by Friday, May 22, 2015.   Space is limited so please register as soon as possible.

Register here.