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Save The Date: SCIL Business Meeting Sept 9th

Please save the date for SCIL’s business meeting & networking lunch – Friday, September 9, 10:30am - 12:00 noon.

FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
Los Angeles Campus
919 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90015
(213) 624-1200

Friday, September 9, 10:30am - 12:00 noon

  • 10:30 am – Share & Learn
  • 11:00 am – Business Meeting
  • 12:00 am – Networking Lunch TBD

Please feel free to send any agenda items to Zem ( as well as topics that you’d like to discuss during the Share and Learn portion of the meeting.

There will be a dial-in and teleconferencing option for those individuals who are interested in attending online as well. Stay tuned for more information regarding parking and local eateries! We hope to see you there!

SCIL Summer Tour 2016

and other networking opportunities

Library Tours

It's summer - that means it's time to be a library tourist! Take a tour of two unique libraries in Glendale, CA: The Disney Consumer Products Creative Resource Center and the Brand Library and Art Center.

The event is July 15, 11 am – 2:30 pm. Golden Road Brewery & Pub offers vegan food and lots of options for lunch after the tours. Space is limited, RSVP is required. Event is capped at 20 people.

RSVP directly to Amanda Woodward ( by Friday, July 8th.

SCIL/LAUC-I Day Conference

Join us August 19, 1 – 5 pm at UC Irvine for the half-day event, “Experi(m)ent(i)al: Developing Process-oriented, User-focused Methodologies in the Library” sponsored by LAUC-I and SCIL.

This free professional development event will include a keynote speaker, breakout sessions, and lightning rounds. Please mind campus parking requirements. A no-host networking event at Anthill Pub & Grille sponsored by SCIL is afterward.

RSVPs will be collected in July. For more information, contact Emilee Mathews (

For information about past events, visit our Events page.

About SCIL

The Southern California Instruction Librarians (SCIL -- pronounced "skill") interest group is dedicated to providing professional development and discussion opportunities focused on information literacy and instruction-related activities for library professionals from all types of institutions.

CARL is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities at all CARL-sponsored events. Please indicate your special needs or dietary requirements when registering or RSVPing to events. Requests for special accommodations must be received at least two weeks prior to the event.



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