Spring Meeting: May 2, 2003

Spring 2003 Meeting

 Friday, May 2, 2003

State Library of Ohio
274 East First Avenue
Columbus, OH


  • For conference information, contact Peter Thayer at (740)376-4361.
  • For directions, accommodations, parking, etc. contact Audrey Hall at (614) 995-0033.
Preliminary Agenda:
9:30 – 10:00 Registration and Refreshments
10:00 – 10:15 Welcome
10:15 – 11:00 Ohio Memory
presented by Ms. Laurie Gemmill, Ohio Memory Project Manager, Ohio Historical Society
11:00 – 11:15 Break
11:15 – 12:00 The U.S. Census:  What Are We Doing?
presentations by Coleen Parmer, Bowling Green State University and Sherry Engle, Ohio State University
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch provided by the State Library.
In order to have an accurate count for lunch, the RSVP deadline for the meeting is Friday, April 25.  A vegetarian option is available for lunch.
 1:30 – 3:30 Business Meeting

Directions and Parking:
The State Library of Ohio is located at 274 East First Avenue in Columbus. Driving directions and a map are available on the State Library website at http://winslo.state.oh.us/slodirections.html. The building is a tan-colored warehouse along the north side of East First Avenue. The parking lot and entrance are on the west side of the building. Parking is free.

Thursday Night Gathering
For those of you who are staying overnight on Thursday, May 1, we are planning to have dinner at Cap City Diner, 1299 Olentangy River Rd. Plan to meet at the restaurant at 7:30. Please RSVP Peter Thayer thayerp@marietta.edu (740) 376-4361 if you would like to attend. RSVPs need to be in by Friday, April 25.

Suggested Hotel Accommodations
Many options exist. Extensive listings are provided at http://www.columbuscvb.org/hotel.htm. Select “search for rooms”, then the desired area. The State Library is located about mid-way between the University and Downtown areas.

Last revised 4/03/03


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