To accommodate travel budgets, WLA is offering a new schedule this year. The conference will kick off with lunch on Thursday, Aug. 10 (vendors will open mid-morning), and conclude after lunch on Friday, Aug. 11. Low-cost lodging options in the Villas at Sheridan College and in the residence halls will be available in addition to a room block at the Holiday Inn.
The association expects to have registration available in early May. Conference registration will close on July 24 — no late or no-site registration will be available. WLA has provided the following price information so that libraries can plan their budgets:
Conference registration – WLA members Dues must be paid prior to July
Full Conference: Includes lunch on Thursday/Friday – $131
One Day Only: Includes one lunch – $68
Conference registration — non-members
Full Conference: Includes lunch on Thursday/Friday and one free membership for 2018 (one-time only offer) – $181
One Day Only: Includes one lunch (no free membership) – $93
The Villas at Sheridan College -$55 single/$40 double per person These are shared Villas that have “single and double” rooms, a full kitchen, living room, bathroom, television. Approx. 6-8 people per Villa.
Resident Hall – $30 single/$20 double per person Dormitory rooms with shared bathroom down the hall.
Holiday Inn: $95 + tax per night room block. (Room block not yet available — please wait to book until further notice if you choose this option.)