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Library Book Talks: Fall Book Preview and Book Browse

Event Type: Continuing Education
Date: 11/13/2019
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 12:00 PM
 If you work with children or youth collections at your library, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in a variety of new literature for your young patrons.

Join Cindy Maxey, director of Rose Hill Public Library, as you explore how to select and plan successful story time experiences based on books that engage children, encourage active participation and support early literacy learning. Also, collaborate with other children’s book enthusiasts to develop and share ideas that boost engagement and fun in your programming.

In this interactive workshop, you will:
• Identify picture book components that may lead to engaging story times
• Recognize quality literature that has won the Coretta Scott King Award
• Increase awareness of the significance of reviewed literature

Also, join Robin Hargrave, SCKLS Youth and School Services Consultant and Robin Dauster, SCKLS Youth Services Intern, as they showcase newly reviewed literature for the upcoming reading season. Enjoy an action-packed morning of book browsing and sharing ideas with fellow librarians in a creative and energetic environment. A tentative schedule of the day’s events is listed below:

9:00 - 9:15 Morning refreshments, book browse
9:15 - 10:00 Selecting books for story time with Cindy Maxey, Rose Hill Public Library
10:15 - 10:45 50th Anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Award
10:45 - 11:15 Women's Collection: Circulating youth collection about women
11:15 - Noon Book browsing, discussion, and collaboration

Registration is limited to 20 participants. Deadline for registration is Wednesday, October 30, 2019. Light refreshments will be provided compliments of SCKLS. This event will be held in the SCKLS building located at 321 North Main Street in South Hutchinson.

Location: Large Meeting Room
Registration Ends: 10/30/2019 at 11:55 PM
Other Information:
 Registration is open only to SCKLS member libraries' staff and board members.
Contact: Katherine Hughes
Contact Number: 800-234-0529 ext 149
Presenter: Robin Hargrave and guest presenter
Status: Closed

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