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Sustainable Partnerships: Affiliations Build Communities
Across the nation, libraries and humanities councils have partnered to fund public programming in libraries and schools. A variety of successful outreach models, including the award-winning PRIME TIME FAMILY READING TIME program, will be showcased. Representatives from several state programs, the ALA Public Programs Office, and the National Endowment for the Humanities will share impressive results of collaborative efforts, including bilingual and multicultural programming.
Subjects: Children’s Services, Literacy, Multicultural Services, Partnerships, Youth Services
Board Governance & Development for Trustees, Friends, and Foundations
Join this panel discussion to learn more about board development, succession planning, and board governance for Boards of Trustees, Friends of the Library groups, and Library Foundations.
Subjects: Friends Groups, Foundations, Trustees, Leadership, Administration and Management
Books Without Boundaries: Crossover Fiction for YAs and Adults
Is it perfect for young adult readers? For adult readers? Or both? This program features authors who have written books that will appeal to both young adults and adults. Authors will include Katie McGarry, Laura Harrington, Kate Locke, and Matt Dembicki. A book signing will follow with most books given away free. Barbara Hoffert, editor of Library Journal’s Prepub Alert, will moderate the panel.
Subjects: Young Adult Literature, Young Adult Services
Essential Facilitation: Practical Tools for Guiding Groups
Anyone who leads groups or teams, manages products or plans meetings can benefit from learning facilitation skills. During this exciting session, consultants, change agents and group leaders will gain practical tools to help groups engage in innovative planning sessions and to help them make decisions more easily.
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