ATMLA Philadelphia 2014

Hello! You are invited to attend the 2014 Atlantic Chapter Meeting of the Music Library Association at the Curtis Institute of Music on October 17-18, 2014.

The call for proposals is closed. Thank you for your proposals.

Program sessions will be held at Lenfest Hall (1616 Locust Street), with a reception in the library (1720 Locust Street). October 17th will be the first student recital of the year, which we happily invite you to attend.

If you have any questions about local arrangements, please contact the Curtis librarians.

Friday, October 17: Locks Board Room, Lenfest Hall

12:00-1:00 Registration
1:00-1:10 Welcome
1:15-1:45 Julie Hanify: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Music Department: An Origin Story
1:45-2:15 Kirk-Evan Billet: Thinking into Bibframe: possibilities and practicalities
2:15-2:45 Lisa Woznicki: Fine Tuning: Lessons Learned in Teaching Non-music Majors
2:45-3:00 Short break
3:00-3:30 Emily Butler, Molly O’Brien, Michelle Oswell: New Look, New Attitude
3:30-4:30 Tour of Curtis library and Lenfest/1726 Locust
4:30-6:00 Reception: Rock Resource Center
6:00-8:00 Dinner on your own
8:00- Recital, Field Concert Hall

Saturday, October 18: Locks Board Room, Lenfest Hall
8:30-9:30 Breakfast
9:30-10:00 Darwin F. Scott: A Successful Collaboration to Rescue Vulnerable Sources of Modern Music: The Borrow Direct Contemporary Composers Web Archive Project
10:00-10:30 Francesca Giannetti: Digital Collections of Sound; an Impact Assessment
10:30-10:45 Short break
10:45-11:20 Hot topics
11:20-11:30 Short break
11:30-12:30 Business meeting

A block of rooms is reserved at the Radisson Blu Warwick at 220 S. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Rates are $149/king and $169/two doubles plus tax.  Rooms may be reserved by phone at 800-333-3333 (please mention the Music Library Association for the discounted price).  Online reservations should be made through (use rate code MUSIC under “more search options” for discount). Please register by September 16 for the reduced rate.

The hotel is half a block away from Curtis (both Lenfest Hall and Field Concert Hall) and within walking distance of Septa’s Suburban Station.  Radisson Blu Warwick’s website has detailed information on public transit and taxis to the hotel.

If you choose to drive to Philadelphia, parking is available at the hotel.  Read here (at the bottom of the page) for more information.  Alternatively, there are two reasonably-priced garages only a couple blocks away between 15th and 16th streets on Latimer Street.  Latimer Garage’s (1510 Latimer Street) overnight rates are $18/night (includes tax); Town Garage (1524 Latimer Street) is $15/night.

Where to Eat, drink, and listen in Rittenhouse Square

La Colombe

130 South 19th Street (between Walnut and Sansom)

Delicious coffee! Try the iced coffee that is always served with an espresso shot

Joe Coffee

1845 Walnut Street

My favorite is the Americano misto for a fun frothy drink

Plenty Café

1602 Spruce Street

Great for coffee, pastries, and lunch.

Where to Eat, drink, and listen in Rittenhouse Square

Le Bus Bakery

129 South 18th Street (between Walnut and Sansom)

Try the vegetarian chili or one of their great sandwiches

Miel Patisserie and café

204 South 17th Street (between Locust and Walnut)

Turkey, Apricot Dijon, Munster on a brioche. Yum! Don’t forget to grab a macaroon on your way out!

Grill Masters

263 South 17th St (between Locust and Spruce)

Looking for a Philadelphia Hoagie? This place is great and cheap!

Where to Eat, drink, and listen in Rittenhouse Square

Marathon on the Square

19th and Spruce

The grilled salmon plate is great!

Misconduct Tavern

1511 Locust Street

Known for their mac and cheese, but I also love the guacamole grilled cheese.

Jasmine Rice

306 South 16th Street

Good curry and great service!

Where to Eat, drink, and listen in Rittenhouse Square

Su Xing House

1508 Sansom Street

Vegetarian Chinese restaurant with incredibly fast service. The seaweed salad is my favorite! Also, it’s BYOB.

MiLah Vegetarian

218 South 16th Street

P.S. & Co.

1706 Locust St,

Pure Fare

119 South 21st Street

Where to Eat, drink, and listen in Rittenhouse Square

The Black Sheep

247 South 17th Street

Super close and a pretty decent draft list.

Sutton’s Parlor

40 South 19th Street

Fun cocktails served in adorable glassware.

Tria Tap Room

2005 Walnut Street

Wine and beer on tap and menus on iPads…enough said

Monk’s Cafe

264 South 16th Street

Mussels and Belgian beer. Gets crowded, but it’s worth it.

Where to Eat, drink, and listen in Rittenhouse Square

Insomnia Cookies

108 South 16th Street

Snickerdoodle and S’mores are my favorite

Federal Donuts

1632 Sansom Street

Stop in for crazy donut flavors and fried chicken if you’re really hungry.

Capogiro Gelato

117 South 20th Street

National Geographic listed it as number one on its list of the top ten places to eat ice cream in the world. It’s not to be missed.

Where to Eat, drink, and listen in Rittenhouse Square

Chris’ Jazz Café

1421 Sansom Street

The grazyna auguscik group is playing Friday night.

Bob and Barbaras

1509 South Street

The Crowd Pleasers, a Hammond B-3 organ trio, start at 9:30. Don’t be scared by the looks. This is a great place to drink a PBR or have a special (PBR and a shot of Jim Beam).

Howl at the Moon (Dueling piano bar)

258 South 15th Street

I’ve never been, but I hear it’s a lot of fun, but can get busy.