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Dealing With Difficult People
at Your Library

November 4, 2016
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Make:  In the Makerspace
Creating A Collaborative Makerspace in the Library

                   Wednesday, October 26, 2016
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Not Your Mother's Book Group
Taking Book Groups to a New Level

November 17, 2016
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         2016 Youg Adult Workshop
      Break Out:  Serving Diverse Teens

                            November 7, 2016

ULC Libraries: Getting to the Evidence

October 5 - 7, 2016
Kansas City Marriott Downtown
200 West 12th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105



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