Welcome to the 2016 MLA Annual Conference! MLA looks forward to celebrating its 125th Anniversary with you.

Karen Lemke, Head of Marketing and Community Engagement, Rochester Public Library

Karen Lemke started at Rochester Public Library in September of 2015. Prior to joining RPL, Karen worked as Marketing Director for the Pine River Library in Bayfield, Colorado (winner of the 2014 Library Journal "Best Small Library in America"). In addition to her time in libraries, Karen also has over 10 years of experience in a newsroom, serving as News Director for a small group of radio stations. She is a wife and mom to three kids and an elderly lab who loves to run away.