An annual meeting hosted by a member institution is held each spring. Here members have a chance to meet one another to discuss matters of mutual interest and concern, and have a unique opportunity to get an insider’s view of the host institution.
The yearly meetings have included lectures on the care and preservation of collections, computer systems and services, as well as talks on garden literature and botanical art. Individual programs and a business meeting are regularly complemented by site visits to neighboring gardens and historic locales.

 

Welcome to the Twin Cities and the Andersen Horticultural Library (AHL)

The CBHL’s 49th Annual Meeting will be June 6-10, 2017, hosted by the Andersen Horticultural Library, University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Chaska, Minnesota.

 

 


 
The historic Leon C. Snyder Education and Research Building is named for the Arboretum’s first director, and was designed by noted Minnesota architect Edwin Lundie.
It houses the Andersen Horticultural Library on its first floor. Photograph by Don Olson.

The ABCs of CBHL:
Featuring the Art, Books & Collections of AHL

We are excited to host CBHL’s 49th annual meeting at the glorious University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (MLA), whose 1,200+ acres offer a variety of delights for all ages and abilities.

Pre-conference workshops, committee meetings, and a reception will be held on Tuesday, June 6.  The conference, including business meeting, member and guest presentations, and tours will occupy us Wednesday through Friday, June 7-9.  Post-conference options will be available on Saturday, June 10.

The conference hotel is the Country Inn & Suites by Carlson, located in Chanhassen, about 5 miles from the Arboretum.  Our conference rate is $104/$114 for a Double Queen/King Suite, respectively.  Hotel reservations can be made online. After choosing your dates, click “More search options” and enter promotional code CBHL. Or, call (952)937-2424 and mention the ‘CBHL’ code. Please make your reservations by 05/04/17.

Registration is now open. We hope you can join us!

 

**Register now at Early Bird rates!**

Early Bird ends April 26th, general registration ends May 8th.

Peruse the program and register at the 2017 CBHL Conference LibGuides pages [link opens a new tab].

 

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Founders’ Fund Travel Fellowship Award

The purpose of the Founders’ Fund Travel Fellowship Award is to provide limited financial support to assist four qualified applicants in attending the annual meeting.
Deadline to apply will be soon announced.
Form information available through the Annual LibGuides [check link to the form at the top of the page].

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