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Jamie LaRue of  Douglas County Libraries presents: That Changes Everything!

Jamie LaRue

Two trends – the rise of both ebook and self-publishing – will profoundly affect the future of both publishing and of libraries. The historic partnership between CIPA and the Douglas County Libraries is one strategy to connect writers and readers. What other steps will or should libraries take in this brave new world? And how can you position yourself as a publisher to survive and thrive? Are you ready?

Jamie LaRue has been the director of the Douglas County Libraries, headquartered in Castle Rock, CO since 1990. He is the author of The New Inquisition: Understanding and Managing Intellectual Freedom Challenges, and has written a weekly newspaper column for over 23 years. He was the Colorado Librarian of the Year in 1998, the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce’s 2003 Business Person of the Year, and in 2007 won the Julie J. Boucher Award for Intellectual Freedom.

Register Now for the May 21st meeting for just $15.00 (members) or $30.00 (nonmembers) AND take advantage of this added value:

Our Roundtable Hosts offering FREE advice!

  • Newbie Table hosted by Herb Tabak, CIPA Treasurer and award-winning author/publisher.
  • E-Book Design Table hosted by Brian Schwartz, The Kindle Expert and award-winning author/publisher.
  • Social Media Marketing Table hosted by Mary Walewski of Buy The Book Marketing.
  • Cover Design/Layout Table hosted by Nick Zelinger of NZ Graphics and award-winning designer.
  • Printing Table hosted by Tim Hewitt of Friesens and award-winning printer.

WAIT! There’s more . . .

Meeting attendees are welcome to join CIPA for the official signing of the Library eBook Partnership live immediately following the May Meeting. Will there be a celbration that includes cake and champagne? You bet!

As always, the meeting will be held at the Red Lion Hotel, 4040 Quebec Street (I-70 & Quebec) from 8:00 a.m. (buffet breakfast is included.)Cost is  $15 dollars for CIPA members before Wednesday, 5/18/11, ($20.00 after that); $30 for nonmembers; Guests come FREE (with a guest pass) or $30.

Sign In to the website, http://www.cipabooks.com to receive discounts. Nonmembers can also create an account.

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