Title

2013 Sub-Librarians Meeting: An Afternoon with Sherlock Holmes

Start Date

6-30-2013 4:30 PM

End Date

6-30-2013 5:30 PM

Co-Sponsoring Scion Organization

ALCTS (Association for Library Collections & Technical Services)

Location

Hilton Chicago

City and State

Chicago, IL

Description

An afternoon with Sherlock Holmes sponsored by ALCTS, the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. At the 37th (Irregular) Annual meeting, Marsha Pollak welcomed the group, local area scion representatives brought greetings, and the traditional toasts followed: Lomax, The Sub-Librarian of the London Library by George Scheetz; Sherlock Holmes, Bookman and Special Librarian by Gary Thaden; Hill Barton (John H. Watson, M.D.), Library Patron by Susan Diamond; Baron Gruner, Collector by Marsha Pollak; and Kitty Winter, a Wronged Woman by Lyndsay Faye.

Charles Finch, author of the Charles Lennox series of mysteries set in Victorian era England, spoke. He presented through the courtesy of Macmillan Publishers, who also provided books for signing.

Local assistance thanks to Susan Diamond of the Criterion Bar Association, Don Terras of the Hounds of the Baskerville (sic), and other scions for spreading the word.

Contact Information

Marsha Pollak

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Jun 30th, 4:30 PM Jun 30th, 5:30 PM

2013 Sub-Librarians Meeting: An Afternoon with Sherlock Holmes

Hilton Chicago

An afternoon with Sherlock Holmes sponsored by ALCTS, the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. At the 37th (Irregular) Annual meeting, Marsha Pollak welcomed the group, local area scion representatives brought greetings, and the traditional toasts followed: Lomax, The Sub-Librarian of the London Library by George Scheetz; Sherlock Holmes, Bookman and Special Librarian by Gary Thaden; Hill Barton (John H. Watson, M.D.), Library Patron by Susan Diamond; Baron Gruner, Collector by Marsha Pollak; and Kitty Winter, a Wronged Woman by Lyndsay Faye.

Charles Finch, author of the Charles Lennox series of mysteries set in Victorian era England, spoke. He presented through the courtesy of Macmillan Publishers, who also provided books for signing.

Local assistance thanks to Susan Diamond of the Criterion Bar Association, Don Terras of the Hounds of the Baskerville (sic), and other scions for spreading the word.