Wisconsin Valley Library Service presents
WVLS Youth Services Workshop
Wausau Room, Marathon Co. Public Library, 300 1st Street,
Map and parking information at http://tinyurl.com/hzjcqzd
9:00 – 9:30 AM Coffee and conversation
9:30 – noon
AMERICAN INDIAN COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS
Omar Poler (Outreach Specialist, UW-Madison School of Library and Information Studies)
Robin Amado (Library Media Technology Specialist, James Madison Memorial High School, Madison)
Samantha Smith (Librarian Archivist, Forest Co. Potawatomi Library and Cultural Center)
NOON – 1:00 PM Lunch on your own. Register for $7 catered in, brown bag it, or walk downtown.
1:00 – 3:30 PM (Door prize drawing to follow presentations!)
STEM, STEAM, STREAM, OH MY!
Julie Kinney, Young Adult Librarian,and Taylor Weinfurter, library specialist (Marathon Co. Public Library)
Wondering how to embrace Science, Technology, Research, Engineering, Arts and Math in your library? Julie and Taylor have collaborated to produce creative programming around STEM, STEAM, and STREAM themes for children through age 12, both in the library and as an outreach program to after school groups.
SCHOOL/LIBRARY PARTNERSHIPS FOR SUMMER LEARNING & READING PROGRAMS
Sue Abrahamson (Waupaca Area Public Library Children’s Librarian)
Sonja Ackerman (retired Library Media Specialist, WVLS trustee)
Transform and enhance your library's approach to Summer Reading Programs by learning new ways to create more effective engagement with children and families through school and public library collaboration. Sonja and Sue will explore going beyond reading record keeping to engage your community in activities that create a literacy rich experience for all.
4.5 CEUs for the day. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED BY DECEMBER 5. School and public youth librarians from all Wisconsin public library systems are welcome! If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation, please contact us in advance and we will endeavor to assist you.