Title

2007 Sub-Librarians Meeting

Start Date

6-25-2007 6:30 PM

End Date

6-25-2007 8:30 PM

Co-Sponsoring Scion Organization

Red Circle of Washington

Location

National Press Club

City and State

Washington, D.C.

Description

Members of the Sub-Librarians and the Red Circle of Washington met for dinner at the National Press Club during the ALA Annual Conference in Washington, DC on Monday, June 25th, 2007 from 6:30pm-8:30pm

Marsha Pollak, Sub-Librarians, and Peter E. Blau of the Red Circle of Washington welcomed the group and were hosts to a night of Sherlockian toasts and presentations. Speakers included Daniel Stashower, author of Teller of Tales: The Life of Arthur Conan Doyle, Gayle T. Harris, former librarian at the Library of Congress, and Francine Swift, long-time member and former chair of the Sub-Librarians. Francine revealed the traditional close of a Sub-Librarians gathering, the reading of Vincent Starrett's poem, "221B", is to be read in unison by all attendees. Juxtaposing the new and the old: Christy Allen has created a Sub-Librarians website, and Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson were also in attendance.

Contact Information

Marsha Pollak

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2007 Sub-Librarians Meeting

National Press Club

Members of the Sub-Librarians and the Red Circle of Washington met for dinner at the National Press Club during the ALA Annual Conference in Washington, DC on Monday, June 25th, 2007 from 6:30pm-8:30pm

Marsha Pollak, Sub-Librarians, and Peter E. Blau of the Red Circle of Washington welcomed the group and were hosts to a night of Sherlockian toasts and presentations. Speakers included Daniel Stashower, author of Teller of Tales: The Life of Arthur Conan Doyle, Gayle T. Harris, former librarian at the Library of Congress, and Francine Swift, long-time member and former chair of the Sub-Librarians. Francine revealed the traditional close of a Sub-Librarians gathering, the reading of Vincent Starrett's poem, "221B", is to be read in unison by all attendees. Juxtaposing the new and the old: Christy Allen has created a Sub-Librarians website, and Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson were also in attendance.