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Libraries of

Eastern Oregon

MANY POINTS OF LIGHT, ONE BRIGHT FUTURE

A nonprofit organization founded in 2000, LEO believes the public library is an essential part of the rural community and contributes directly to rural vitality. LEO serves 50 public libraries in 15 Eastern Oregon counties: Baker, Crook, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Hood River, Lake, Malheur, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wasco, and Wheeler.

ABOUT THE LIBRARIES OF
EASTERN OREGON

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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HISTORY

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GOVERNANCE

 

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MEMBER LIBRARIES

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The more than 50 LEO member libraries cover 15 counties in Eastern Oregon.

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LEO activities to serve rural libraries include collaborative purchasing, community programs, professional development, and advocacy. 

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LEO seeks to provide expanded horizons for the people of this region, supporting lifelong learning and communal gathering as essential to quality of life in each community that is served.

Upcoming Events

  • August 2021 LEO Board of Directors Meeting
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    Aug 13, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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    The LEO Board meets quarterly via Zoom. Guests are welcome. Meeting ID: 929 9332 3040 Passcode: 079287
  • November 2021 LEO Board of Directors Meeting
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    Nov 13, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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    The LEO Board meets quarterly via Zoom. Guests are welcome. Meeting ID: 998 3998 7745 Passcode: 712837
  • May 2021 LEO Board of Directors Meeting
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    May 14, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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    The LEO Board meets quarterly via Zoom. Guests are welcome. Meeting ID: 957 2824 3780 Passcode: 638457
  • Workforce Development Resources
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    May 12, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
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    Supporting job seekers has long been an important part of library service. Join us for an informal overview of resources available to you to support library users looking and applying for jobs, navigating unemployment, developing a resume, and more. Meeting ID: 973 1410 4646 Passcode: 062749
  • Monthly Library Staff Coffee Chat
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    May 04, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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    Join us for an informal virtual gathering open to all library staff. Bring your questions for your colleagues, a topic to discuss, or just say hello! Zoom Meeting ID: 939 9136 9800 Passcode: 053259
 
 

CONTACT

Have a question about LEO? Need to contact our Board or staff? Please reach out!

tel: 541-362-4258 | email: info@librariesofeasternoregon.org

mail: Post Office Box 233, Baker City, OR 97814

Executive Director|Stephanie Chase 

With more than 20 years of experience in public libraries, ranging from small and rural on both coasts to some of our largest urban library systems, Stephanie joined LEO as the Executive Director in 2020.

 

Stephanie currently serves on the Public Library Association's Board of Directors, the American Library Association's governing Council, and previously served as a founding member and inaugural chair of national advocacy organization LibraryReads and was the founder of the Green Mountain (VT) Library Consortium.

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