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A new type of program debuted at the 2008 joint Washington and Oregon library associations conference: showcases. These display sessions featured innovative, unusual, or highly successful programs from Oregon and Washington libraries. Each of three showcases had a different theme, including outreach, training and instruction, and innovative and grant-funded programs. As I approached the Hilton's Discovery Gallery on Thursday morning, I knew the outreach showcase hosted by Candise Branum and Gordon Turner was a hit. Colorful displays lined the gallery, which was buzzing with librarians sharing ideas for outreach to user groups.