Monthly Archives: July 2017

CATS Fall Meeting is Fast Approaching August 18th

CATS Fall Meeting is Friday, August 18th from 10-3pm at Gilpin Public Library 15131 CO-119, Black Hawk, CO 80422

Can’t make it in person? Join us virtually at Also the Group Sharing Portion will be archived and a link we will available the following week. Registration is free

10-10:15 Introductions

10:15 – 11 – What Teen Volunteers Can Do For Your Library – by Resa Mai (Clearview Library District)

Learn how to get and give the most from your teen volunteers.  Understand what they need from us, what we can expect from them, and how to balance all of our expectations. You will leave armed with the tools to ensure an effective volunteer program,  a sample application, agreement, and evaluation.

11 – 11:45 – All About Gilpin County Public Library– by Director Michael Carlson

Have you ever wondered what the small mountain town library of Gilpin is up to? Find out directly from their librarians! Hear how the library remains vital to the Black Hawk community amongst rapid changes, including what services they provide and their plans for the future.

11:45 – 12:30 – News from CAL – A presentation from president Elect Carol E. Smith.

Hear from our upcoming CAL President about what she has planned for next year and how you can play a part in the future of CAL.  Bring your ideas for the future of CAL to share as well!  And, remember to renew your CAL membership. Support this organization that is always striving to build a better Colorado for all of the librarians who work in our beautiful state.

12:30 – 1:45pm – Lunch

2-3pm –  Group Sharing Q&A’s
Have questions about teen or children’s programming and services? Ask your fellow librarians! We’ll close the meeting out with a group Q&A session.

Hope to see you all there!


CATS Fall Meeting Coming Soon

CATS Fall Meeting
Friday August 18th 2017 10-3
At Gilpin Public Library
Registration is free at

10-10:15 Introductions

10:15 – 11 – What Teen Volunteers Can Do For Your Library – by Resa Mai (Clearview Library District)

11 – 11:45 – All About Gilpin Public Library – by Director Michael Carlson and staff of GPL

11:45 – 12:30 – The History of Gilpin – A Gilpin Historical Society presentation + news from CAL – A short presentation from President Elect Carol E. Smith

12:30 – 1:45pm – Lunch

2-3pm – Group Sharing Q&A’s

Hope to see you there!