“What’s Up: New Trends in Young Adult and Children’s Librarianship”

Seattle’s most famous librarian – Nancy Pearl – will join experts from

Seattle Public Library, King County Library System, Pierce County

Library System, and local elementary schools at iYouth’s upcoming

conference, “What’s Up: New Trends in Young Adult and Children’s

Librarianship,” from 9 a.m.-3p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31 in Mary Gates Hall.

The conference offers two tracks for children’s and young adult

services.  Sessions include an early literacy workshop with entertainer

Nancy Stewart, two panels on technology trends for children and teen

services, a panel on reaching reluctant readers, teen book talks, and a

manga presentation. Cost is $15 for students and $20 for professionals.

For more information, please see the attached registration brochure or

visit iYouth’s website at

http://students.washington.edu/iyouthuw/iYouthJan09Conference.html.

Conference sponsors include Washington Library Association’s Children

and Young Adult Services, ALISS, and the Information School Development

Office. iYouth is a student group at the University of Washington that

supports professional development for present and future children’s and

youth services librarians and celebrates children’s and young adult

literature. Current programs include a monthly book group and training

opportunities.

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One response to ““What’s Up: New Trends in Young Adult and Children’s Librarianship”

  1. interested to get some new informations about librarianship….thanks..this web is very informative…..

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