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Saturday, November 11 • 10:00am - 11:00am
How Libraries Have Changed
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What is different about the libraries of today? Electronic book loans, availability of databases and museum passes, classes and craft meetings are common. What do today’s libraries mean to the communities around them?

Speakers
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Scheherazade Jackson

As Mistress Baroness Scheherazade Al-Zahira, The former co-ruler of the SCA Barony of Bhakail as Scheherazade Jackson she teaches Eastern Belly Dance,Teaching classes on Damascus in the Middle ages, organizes Toys-for-Tots collections,writer of prose, and generally works to create... Read More →
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Evelyn Leeper

Evelyn Leeper became addicted to science fiction with THE WONDERFUL FLIGHT TO THE MUSHROOM PLANET. She discovered fandom when then-future husband Mark signed her up for the UMass SF Society in 1968. In 1978 they founded the Bell Labs SF Club and their own (soon) weekly fanzine, which... Read More →
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Andre Lieven

Andre Lieven has been involved with SF conventions for [mumbly, mumbly]years and still loves it as much as in the beginning. His interests start with hard SF from Asimov and Clarke and range out to his old childhood favourites of Star Trek and Thunderbirds. All that lead to connecting... Read More →
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Christine Norris

Christine Norris is the author of several novels and short stories for young adults, including the Library of Athena series and the YA historical fantasy, A CURSE OF ASH AND IRON (Curiosity Quills), as well as several short stories. She hides her author self behind her secret identity... Read More →
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Tom Purdom

Tom Purdom's first published story appeared in the August, 1957 issue of a magazine called Fantastic Universe His latest can be found in the November-December issue of Asimov's, now on sale. His contributions to the science fiction scene include novels, short stories and novelettes... Read More →
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Zan Rosin

Short version: Because it's me. Longer Version: Since 1994, I have volunteered for and sat on the boards and committees of various Non-Profit Organizations including American Jewish Congress (AJC), Philadelphia Film Festival, Philadelphia Science Fiction Society (PSFS), Philcon, Greater... Read More →


Saturday November 11, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Crystal Ballroom Three