NLA/NSLA 2016 Joint Conference / Events
Library Reception (Meet and Greet)
Wednesday, October 19, 6-8PM @ UNO Criss Library,
Take a tour of the UNO archives and creative production lab and enjoy light hor d’oeuvres and drinks with friends and colleagues. Trolley shuttle is provided from Ramada Plaza Hotel and Convention Center starting at 5:30PM. Special thanks to UNO Criss Library for sponsoring this event.
Do Space Tour
Wednesday, October 19, 7:30PM
Do Space is a new nonprofit community technology space in Omaha. Tour the newly-renovated facility and learn about the services provided at this unique open access tech space.
Aksarben Village Dine-arounds
Thursday, October 20, 7PM-9PM, Aksarben Village Restaurants
Sign up to dine with other conference attendees at restaurants in The Village. Choose your favorite cuisine from Dudley’s Pizza, Mai Thai Lounge, Spezia, Ponzu Sushi, DJ’s Dugout, VooDoo Taco or Jimmy D’s. Sign-up sheets are located at the conference registration tables, space is limited so sign up ASAP. Trolley shuttle provided from Ramada Plaza Hotel and Convention Center starting at 6:45PM with pick-up until 9:45PM.
Animus: Book Versus Movie Presents “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas”
Thursday, October 20, 5:30PM-10PM, Aksarben Theater
Omaha Public Library Foundation and 1877 Society are hosting their second annual “book versus movie” film screening fundraiser. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres are included in the ticket price, and Aksarben Theater will show the 1998 movie adaptation of “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” starring Johnny Depp. Attendees are encouraged to read the Hunter S. Thompson book as well and stay for a spirited discussion about which version was better. Tickets will be offered to NLA conference attendees for a discounted rate of $25 each, and attendees can also enter into a drawing to win a pair of tickets to the event at the conference registration booth. Visit http://www.aksarbencinema.com/showtimes.html and select Thursday, October 20, 2016 from the drop down menu to purchase tickets. Seating is limited, so get your tickets early. Special thanks to Omaha Public Library Foundation for sponsoring the ticket raffle.
October 19-21, Ramada Plaza Hotel and Convention Center
Pokemon lures abound at the Ramada Plaza Hotel and Convention Center during the NLA conference. Try to catch them all between and after conference sessions!