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December 16, 2021
Note From Debbie
It is amazing to process the fact that we have all been through so many extraordinarily long, drawn-out, shared global experiences that none of us could have predicted. There are many challenges still with us - the pandemic, the political divide, intellectual freedom challenges, misinformation, etc. - and these are issues that we must grapple with every day. Yet, we, as leaders of vital cultural institutions in our communities and on our campuses, have become more resilient. Instead of being defeated, we’ve used our capacity to pivot, recover quickly and overcome challenges, obstacles, hardship and adversity. With all our world has thrown at us in the last three years, we may be tired, but we have stood strong and have adapted.

And yes, I think we can all acknowledge that we are all a little apprehensive in opening the door for 2022. But open the door we must and my suggestion…let’s open it together. Because as we know, we are #StrongerTogether. 

May the holidays bring you joy and peace. Get some rest, be well, see you in 2022.
Deborah E. Mikula
Executive Director
Happy Holidays From the MLA Board and Staff
We would like to wish the entire library community a peaceful and joyous holiday season and a happy new year!

MLA will be closed for the holidays from Friday, December 24, 2021, through Monday, January 3, 2022. We will be back to serve the library community in the new year on Tuesday, January 4, 2022!
MLA Welcomes New Board Members
At the MLA Board of Directors' meeting on Thursday, December 9, the Board made a number of updates to the current roster. Read on for details!
New Board Seat for Advocacy and Legislative Committee Chair
In November, Member-at-Large Director, Tiffany Russell resigned from the MLA Board of Directors and the Executive Committee appointed Member-at-Large Dillon Geshel to serve Tiffany's remaining term, ending June 2024. This created a six-month opening on the MLA Board.

During their December meeting, the Board recommended and approved the appointment of Jessica Keyser, current Chair of the MLA Advocacy and Legislative Committee and Director at the Grosse Pointe Public Library, to fill the vacant seat. The Board determined that because of the increased advocacy and legislative activity of MLA, the Chair of the Advocacy and Legislative Committee should always be a member of the Board.

Jessica has been Director of the Grosse Pointe Public Library (GPPL) for five years. During this time she continues to transform the library. Under her leadership the library developed a strategic plan in 2017 and, as a result, hired a full-time marketing person for the first time, updated and launched the library's brand, launched a new website, and implemented a Library Reimagined campaign to renovate and expand the three branches and their outdoor space. She also brought the library through the pandemic and changed the culture of the library to reach out to the community by hiring two outreach librarians and upgrading the library's technology.

Before joining the GPPL, Jessica was the Director of the Ferndale Area District Library and the Hazel Park Memorial Library. Jessica is a consummate professional dedicated to her field and community. Jessica joined MLA in 2010, and has served as the vice-chair (2020-2021), and current chair (2021-2022) of the Advocacy and Legislative Committee. She has also been a speaker at marketing meetings and at numerous MLA conferences/workshops.
Cathleen Russ Appointed to Executive Committee
The MLA Executive Committee is made up of voting members of the MLA Board, including the President, the President-Elect, the Past President, and the Secretary/Treasurer, as well as a nonvoting member, the MLA Executive Director. With Kelly Richards’ resignation, the MLA Executive Committee will be one person short for the remainder of FY22 and all of FY23 since we currently do not have a President-Elect, and next year, we will be without a Past President. The Board felt that an additional Member-at-Large Director from the current Board should be appointed to round out the discussion at the Executive Committee level for the remainder of this fiscal year and all of next. At the December 2021 meeting, the Board voted to add Cathleen Russ, Director of the West Bloomfield Township Public Library to the Executive Committee.

Cathleen Russ was named the Director of the West Bloomfield Township Public Library in West Bloomfield Township, MI, in December 2020. Before that, Cathleen served as Director of the Troy Public Library in Troy, Michigan for 13 years. From 2010-2014, she was an Adjunct Professor at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, teaching Library Administration and Management. Cathleen has also served as Director of the Chelsea District Library, Chelsea, MI, and before that, the Assistant Director at the Macomb County Library, Clinton Township, MI, and Director at the Center Line Public Library, Center Line, MI.

Cathleen holds a Master of Library and Information Science from Wayne State University and a Bachelor of Arts, Honors, Communications from Loyola University Chicago. She currently serves on the MLA Board of Directors and also previously served as a member-at-large on the MLA Board from 2017-2020. Honored as the MLA 2019 Librarian of the Year, Cathleen has been an MLA supporter and member since 2000. She served on the MLA Awards Committee in 2020 and has served as MLA Conference Chair, 2009; MLA Awards Committee Chair, 2006-2008; and MLA Conference Programs Committee Co-Chair, 2006. She is a member of MLA Leadership Academy, Class of 2006, and has presented at MLA conferences numerous times. Cathleen has served as a mentor in MLA's Mentor Program for three years.
New Ex-Officio Member
In January 2022, we will welcome Shannon Torres, as Immediate Past President of the Michigan Association for Media in Education (MAME), to the MLA Board as an ex-officio member. Shannon will replace Cat Kerns, as Immediate Past President of MAME, and assume her seat on the MLA Board. We look forward to continuing to strengthen the Michigan library ecosystem with this representation from our school library colleagues.
In October 2021, Kelly Richards announced his resignation as MLA President because he accepted the position of Director of the Free Library of Philadelphia. In November, then-President-elect Ryan Wieber officially took the helm as President of MLA. During Kelly's tenure on the MLA Board, he often joked that the best ideas and relationships come from "hallway conversations" during events so it was only fitting that we grabbed a photo in the hallway of Kelly officially passing the gavel to Ryan during Think Space!
MI-83 Project Media Firm Selected
The Library Network and Lakeland Library Cooperative have received $2,252,462 to fund the MI-83 Project through two grants from the Library of Michigan through the Institute for Museum and Library Services LSTA American Rescue Plan (ARPA). Through the MI-83 Project, public libraries in all 83 Michigan counties will soon be eligible for increased digital eContent from Overdrive, and technology tools/equipment to help facilitate recovery from the economic and health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The MI-83 Project includes a multi-media awareness campaign directed at library patrons to promote the availability of increased content, and the technology available for loan and use in Michigan libraries. MLA is contracting with a media firm to develop this statewide campaign that brands and designs content to promote the MI-83 Project. The media firm will be expected to carry out what is a nuanced and wide-ranging awareness campaign and will help craft strategies for brand development that will improve the effectiveness of the campaign, and help identify where we can realize the greatest return on investment. The media firm will be expected to coordinate and establish consistent visual branding and design across all media elements that reflect the core values of a successful campaign by establishing libraries as a place that excels in offering personal computing devices for workforce development, telehealth and educational needs, and informs potential patrons of the items that a library has available for checkout.
We received three proposals for the statewide campaign by our deadline of Friday, December 10. All of the proposals were exceptional and included fees and details of expenditures appropriate for the work to be accomplished, but one stood out above the others. The team at Blohm Creative Partners (BCP) was the review team's choice. BCP's work ethic, prior statewide contracts, and vision for the work ahead were all contributing factors. While we await the final signatures to get us moving in January 2022, we are excited to share their information with you. 
Founded in 1993, Blohm Creative Partners (BCP) is an integrated advertising, marketing and communications firm based in East Lansing, Michigan. They know that marketing has to do more than just look and sound good and have over 25 years of experience developing targeted digital marketing strategies and multimedia campaigns for regional, statewide and national clients across a diverse array of industries.

With experience that is both broad and deep, the ability to offer a full spectrum of capabilities, a collaborative work style, and the agility to adapt to client needs, Blohm Creative Partners is well-suited to meet the marketing objectives of the MI-83 Public Awareness Campaign. With our expertise and process, the campaign will cut through the noise and grab the attention of your audiences. Using a strategic mix of traditional and digital advertising channels and ongoing campaign optimization, our campaign will build brand awareness, motivate interest, and encourage current and prospective library patrons to utilize the new and enhanced library services.
Support MLA With Year-end Giving
As the year of our 130th Anniversary comes to a close, we hope you will show your pride in being a part of MLA’s longevity by contributing a gift to help grow our educational and equity scholarship funds, and/or perhaps even more appropriate this year, our Intellectual Freedom Fund. All contributions are tax-deductible! You can make an important contribution to support our work of uniting Michigan libraries, advocating for ALL libraries, and advancing the library profession through education and engagement.
In 1891, many important things happened. Carnegie Hall opened in New York. The International Copyright Act is passed by the US Congress. P.T. Barnum dies. George A. Hormel and Company introduce Spam. Actress and comedian Fannie Brice was born. The game of basketball is invented. Thomas Edison patents the motion picture camera. Stanford University opens its doors.

But nothing that happened that year was more important to Michigan libraries than the birth of the Michigan Library Association on September 1, 1891.

Do you recognize any of these names?

Henry M. Utley, Public Library, Detroit
Genevieve M. Walton, Normal School Library, Ypsilanti
Mary C. Spence, State Library, Lansing
Annie F. Parsons, Public Library, Bay City
Lucy Ball, Public School Library, Grand Rapids

Those are the names of the leaders of Michigan libraries in the early 1890s. And those are just a handful who stepped up, put their ideas into action, and were elected to MLA’s Board of Directors.

MLA celebrates the 130th Anniversary of our founding, commemorating our past achievements, honoring our current accomplishments, and looking to a bright future. We live at a pivotal moment in history, where COVID-19 is still in our midst, the negative effects of the spread of misinformation are alarming, and we are a nation that is politically divided. Yet, here we are, celebrating the fact that our library values remain strong and resilient. We continue to ground ourselves in our historical successes and commit to living up to the example of those who came before us.

We are stronger together! Here’s to MLA’s 130th Anniversary! Glasses raised to 130 more!
There are four ways to give! 
In celebration of 130 years of serving the library community, we’ve made it easy to contribute a small gift or a large gift, choose between $13, $130 or $1,300, or call us if you would like to consider a legacy gift. Contribute online at, call us at (517) 394-2774, or text MLA130 to 44-321

Check payable to Michigan Library Association
Credit/Debit by calling our office at (517) 394-2774
Donate online at or
Text "GIVEMLA to 44-321"
Join MLA's Legacy Society
Planned giving integrates charitable giving with your overall financial and estate planning, potentially reducing your estate taxes while supporting Michigan libraries. There are a number of ways you can give.

When you establish a bequest or other planned gift, you become part of the select group of community-minded individuals that make up MLA’s Legacy Society. Visit our website to view more informationIf you have questions, please contact Executive Director, Deborah E. Mikula at
Support MLA While you Shop
Attention holiday shoppers: You can support MLA by shopping online! All you need to do is log in through Amazon Smile and select the Michigan Library Association as the organization you want to support. Then just do your shopping as usual and Amazon will donate .5% of eligible purchases to MLA! Your holiday shopping can give back to the library community by supporting continuing education scholarships and statewide advocacy for libraries. Amazon Smile has the same products, prices and services as Amazon. To make sure your shopping supports MLA, log in at
Give the Gift of Membership
Library Directors: Can’t think of anything to get your staff this holiday season? Want a gift that will last the whole year? This holiday season consider purchasing individual memberships for your library's staff to support professional development in the new year! Staff at member libraries are eligible for discounted Affiliated Individual memberships at $85 annually. Visit us on the web to learn more about membership or contact us at to purchase memberships today!
How Libraries Can Help You Celebrate the Holidays
Check out our holiday listicle featuring just a few of the creative ways libraries can help you celebrate the season! Like #3 on our list: Spend some time doing something new together. Thank you to Highland Township Public Library, Delta Township District Library, and Traverse Area District Library for sharing some photos of cool things you can borrow from the library to help you try something new!

The holiday season is finally here! Looking for a way to jazz up your family traditions or looking to create new ones? Your local library can help you do just that.
There are so many ways your library can help you celebrate. Read More
Elizabeth Phillipson, from the adult department at Highland Township Public Library posing with items from the Awesome Collection. Photo courtesy of Highland Township Public Library.
Aaron Olson, sight and sound manager at Traverse Area District Library poses with objects in the Library of Things. Photo courtesy of Traverse Area District Library.
Update Your Profile
Keep your member information up to date in our member’s only portal. Please take a moment to add a work email, and an alternative home email address so you never miss important news and announcements. While you're there take a moment to update your library affiliation, job title, job function and interest areas so we can share relevant programs and services. Plus, make sure to add a home address! This helps us target our advocacy efforts in case we need to contact only members within a specific legislative district.

To access and update your individual member record, navigate to the Member Home page, log in, select "Go to Profile," then scroll down and select edit. Make sure to select “save” to update your changes!

Need your login credentials? To retrieve your username or reset your password simply click the links on the login page, or those provided below, and input your member record’s primary email address (this will be the email address where you receive MLA newsletters and communications). If you need assistance accessing or updating your member record, please contact us at

Legislation Update
Check out MLA's Bill Tracker to view a full list of legislation that the Advocacy and Legislative Committee is watching.
Open Meetings Act Update
There have been a number of proposed revisions to the Open Meetings Act introduced in the legislature since summer but none have moved further through the legislative cycle. And while there has been no movement yet to generally revise the Open Meetings Act to allow for continued remote meetings, MLA has been working with Representative John Damoose (District 107) on drafting language that would allow all libraries and cooperatives to meet virtually if they choose. It is our hope that Rep. Damoose will be introducing this legislation sometime in early January for consideration – there is currently no House Bill number. MLA will let you know once it has been formally introduced but linked here is the draft of the language being proposed. We are very grateful to Rep. Damoose for recognizing the challenges faced by our libraries when it comes to meeting in person, and for Val Meyerson, Director of the Petoskey District Library for continuing to bring this item to his attention.
Snowmobile Bill
HB 4536 as introduced by Representative Ken Borton in March 2021 establishes a new fine for a violation of the snowmobile code. Normally new fines are dedicated to libraries, however, this fine would be diverted to pay for snowmobile trail maintenance. MLA is still fighting to stop the passage of this bill. We believe that all fines should be dedicated to libraries, and we will oppose any legislation that diverts revenue from civil fines and penal fines. The House passed the bill by an overwhelming majority, but despite this being referred to the Senate Natural Resources Committee in mid-October, it has stalled and we haven’t seen any movement. We will continue to watch this legislation in the new year.
Election Bills
MLA is currently watching a number of introduced election bills (most specifically SB 0130 and HB 4530, 4531, 4532 and 4533) that would eliminate the August election and move election months to June and November. There has been no movement on the Senate bill after it was introduced to the Committee on Elections in February 2021, and while the House bills passed out of the House, they have made no movement in the Senate since April 2021. With the Governor’s veto on a full package of election bills earlier in the year, we do not anticipate these bills moving forward at this time, but will keep a watchful eye on any further progress.
Critical Race Theory Bill
MLA opposes House Bill 5097 (introduced by Rep. Andrew Beeler - R-Fort Gratiot - in June 2021) which would amend the Revised School Code to stipulate that no form of race or gender stereotyping could be included in a core academic curriculum developed by the State Board of Education or by school districts. MLA opposes this kind of legislation as it challenges intellectual freedom - the rights of library users to read, seek information, and speak freely as guaranteed by the First Amendment. Intellectual freedom is a core value of the library profession and a basic right in our democratic society. MLA opposes censorship of materials and is a proponent of the accessibility to materials without prejudice to every member of the community.

On November 3, 2021, Michigan House Republicans fast-tracked, and they alone managed, to pass legislation barring the use of curriculum that includes a gender or race stereotype in K-12 schools, with all Democratic lawmakers present abstaining from the vote. HB 5097, sponsored by Rep. Andrew Beeler (R-Fort Gratiot) passed the chamber in a 55-0 vote after having been reported out from the House Education Committee along party lines in late September. Proponents of the legislation claim that it will keep children from being taught discriminatory practices while opponents claim the idea of critical race theory is not – nor has it ever been – taught in Michigan schools and would make it impossible to teach things such as the Jim Crow era, the Tulsa Race Riots or use of Japanese internment camps during WWII.

HB 5097 has now been referred to the Senate Committee on Education and Career Readiness and will need to go through the standard political process before it goes before the Senate for a vote. MLA will work with the education community and our school libraries and issue a call to action if we see any movement from the Senate in 2022.
Book Challenges and Reporting Censorship
The Michigan Library Association actively advocates and educates in defense of intellectual freedom – the rights of library users to read, seek information, and speak freely as guaranteed by the First Amendment. Intellectual freedom is a core value of the library profession and a basic right in our democratic society. MLA opposes censorship of materials and is a proponent of the accessibility to materials without prejudice to every member of the community.

To respond on behalf of libraries and librarians in Michigan who are challenged in protecting the access to materials, MLA needs to know about such incidents. Any library employee, friends group member or trustee who knows of a complaint or challenge is encouraged to contact MLA’s Executive Director at and report such incidents to the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom. You may also report these incidents anonymously.

MLA also maintains an Intellectual Freedom Fund which helps assist libraries with specific intellectual freedom challenges. Please contact MLA’s Executive Director at for further information.
GCSI Redistricting Analysis 
The Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (MICRC) has been working for the past year to create new district lines for Michigan's Congressional, State Senate, and State House races. Earlier this month, MICRC voted to advance several proposed district maps to a 45-day public comment period. This is the last required step before the commission will vote to approve one version of each map and officially create the new district lines for the 2022 election and beyond. The following is an in-depth analysis from the GCSI Team on how the redistricting process has gone so far, what to expect next, and how it will impact the 2022 election. Download an in-depth analysis of the redistricting process provided by GCSI.
Letter to Legislators
Check out December's edition of our monthly outreach to Michigan Legislators where we continue to educate them on the value of our libraries and the critical role of library staff. Our monthly letters include information on programs and services that libraries provide, education on library funding, the return on investment for our communities, stats and fun facts about library usage and more.
Registration is Open! Spring Institute For Youth Services 2022
Spring Institute for Youth Services 2022 is back in person! Save the date and join us March 10-11, 2022 at the Comfort Inn & Suites Conference Center Mt. Pleasant at Central Michigan University. Attendee registration is open!

At MLA's first in-person Spring Institute since 2019, we invite you to LEVEL UP. Whether that means growing professionally within your current role, wanting to communicate your vision better to your team, or aspirations for moving up in the profession, we can't wait to share ideas and energy for leveling up to make positive changes within your organization and the library profession.
Opening Keynote Speaker
Our opening keynote speaker at Spring Institute 2022 is Angeline Boulley, author of the critically acclaimed novel Firekeeper's Daughter. Angeline Boulley, an enrolled member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians is a storyteller who writes about her Ojibwe community in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. She is a former Director of the Office of Indian Education at the U.S. Department of Education. Angeline lives in southwest Michigan, but her home will always be on Sugar Island. Firekeeper's Daughter is her debut novel.
Leadership Academy 2022
Registration for the 2022 Leadership Academy is open! Are you looking for the skills that will take you to that next level of leadership?

The Michigan Library Association’s Leadership Academy has a strong history of providing leadership training to librarians across the state and offers the kind of information you wish you could have learned in library school.
Michigan Library Advocacy Day 2022
Registration is open for Michigan Library Advocacy Day. We will be gathering together in person at the Capitol in Lansing to advocate for all Michigan Libraries on March 1, 2022. It's free to attend the event. Learn more and register at
MLA Connect Advocacy Hour
Join us at an MLA Connect Advocacy Hour about penal fines. Grab a mug of your favorite beverage and join us for coffee and conversation all about our advocacy efforts and legislative priorities.
MLA’s Advocacy Hour Conversations are an opportunity for the library community to learn more about MLA's advocacy and legislative priorities including funding, elections, property taxes, literacy, internet access, privacy, intellectual freedom, and more. Each month, we will address a new topic and share any pending legislation introduced in the House or Senate that could impact the Michigan library community. Open discussion and Q & A will follow this interview-style agenda.

On Friday, January 21 at 10:00 AM, join Michigan State Senator Ed McBroom and MLA Lobbyist Bob Devries for a discussion on the difference between penal fines and civil fines, and the ripple effects on library funding as a result of criminal justice reform. Senator McBroom represents Michigan’s 38th Senate District, located in the Upper Peninsula, and Chairs the Senate Natural Resources and Oversight Committees.

Mark your calendars now and click the button below to register for upcoming MLA Advocacy Hours! After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Relive the excitement and catch up on the education sessions you missed! Visit us on the web to view recorded education sessions from MLA 2021 Virtual Annual Conference: Connect to the Future. Conference attendees will retain access to all available education sessions and keynote recordings. All you need to do is browse the archives, then log in to your MLA account to view the recorded session.
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Vendor and Supporter Opportunities
Do you offer products and services for libraries? Don't miss the opportunity to connect with hundreds of library staff and support our upcoming Spring Institute for Youth Services 2022 happening March 10-11 in Mt. Pleasant and our MLA 2022 Annual Conference on October 19-21, 2022 in Port Huron, Michigan!

If you are looking for an opportunity to show support for the library community, stay informed on the latest news and trends in the library profession, connect with library staff and build collaborative relationships within the library profession, then we invite you to join our network of hundreds of libraries, library professional and supporters from all across Michigan. Strategic Partner membership with MLA provides exclusive benefits, including:

  • Discount for one lead staff on event registration
  • Access to our searchable member directory
  • Listing with your organization’s name and contact information in our partner directory
  • 10% discounts on exhibiting at our annual conference and our Spring Institute for Youth Services conference
  • 10% discount on advertising in our conference program book

If you have any questions about membership with MLA, please contact Rachel Ash, Membership and Communications Director at

Contact Amber Sheerin, MLA Program and Event Director at (517) 881-3194 or to learn more about sponsoring or exhibiting at Spring Institute for Youth Services 2022 or MLA 2022 Annual Conference!
MLA Connect provides virtual education and engagement opportunities you can access from anywhere to keep you connected to the library community in Michigan! Read on to check out the lineup of upcoming MLA Connect programs. Missed an MLA Connect event? Check out archived webinars and coffee hours on the MLA website. Please note recordings are provided for informational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice.
Think Space December Deep Dive
On December 9-10, library directors from across Michigan gathered in Grand Rapids for the first session of Think Space, MLA's new all-inclusive professional development and networking program designed by library directors for library directors. Thank you to everyone who joined us to participate in our inaugural Think Space as we focus on advancing equity, diversity, accessibility, and belonging in the library community and the communities we serve. Visit MLA's website to learn more about Think Space.
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On the Move
Congratulations are in order for Jessica Anne Bratt who has been appointed to Assistant Director of Grand Rapids Public Library. We’re rooting for you, Jessica!
Sonya Schryer Norris will be leaving the Library of Michigan after serving in a variety of positions since 1999. She has been instrumental to the success of many programs and services provided to the Michigan library community over the last two decades. Wishing you all the best on your next journey, Sonya!
Even though we’re a little late, we’d like to recognize Liz Breed who was appointed as Assistant Director of Jackson District Library in June 2021. Wishing you continued success in your new role!  
Congratulations to Stephanie Mallak Olsen who is retiring from the Iosco-Arenac District Library this month. Thank you for your service and dedication. Wishing you the best days ahead!
Celebrating Jane Piersall and Sheila Good for their combined 86 years of service to White Pine Library Cooperative. Wishing you both well in your retirement and beyond!
Advertise on MLA’s Job Board
Members receive deep discounts on job postings through the MLA Career Center job board. Learn more here.
Ann Arbor District Library – Ann Arbor, MI

Huntington Woods Library – Huntington Woods, MI

Bloomfield Township Public Library – Bloomfield Twp, MI

View these jobs and more at the MLA Career Center.
Fight Censorship
With the severe uptick in local and statewide book challenges, ALA offers this clearinghouse of resources to assist library workers and library advocates in responding to and supporting others facing those challenges. Report challenges to the Office for Intellectual Freedom, and let ALA know if you need assistance.
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Submit a Nomination for the Frederick G. Kilgour Award

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Michigan's Minimum Wage Set to Increase on January 1, 2022

December 2, 2021 Media Contact: Austin Fox, 517-526-2632 Michigan's minimum wage rate will increase to $9.87 on January 1, 2022, an increase from the current $9.65. Michigan's Improved Workforce Opportunity Wage Act of 2018 establishes the annual ...

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