is the assistant branch manager and the youth librarian at theChicago Public Library¶s Garfield Ridge Branch. Portia has been aptly dubbedthe ³Programming Queen´, by her peers and is always on the look out for newways to expand library services to unreached groups. She enjoys planning lowtech, low budget library events for adults, such as the recent hit "Girls' NightOut at the Library".
, proud Reference Librarian with Multnomah County Library,helped found the Zine Library Group which boasts a catalogued and circulatingzine collection, countless cool and well-attended programs, and outreach thatincludes Polaroids and a Giant Library Card. She partnered Portland¶s theater scene with the library to bring drama into more people¶s lives, and does her best to startle colleagues with her clothing and hair choices.