CANCELLED Do the Right Thing: Forming Partnerships to Serve Youth in Custody

When: 
Friday, June 27, 2014 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

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Location: 
Pompeian II
Presenters: 
Speaker: Angela Veizaga, Youth Services Librarian, Boston Public Library
Speaker: Jessi Snow, Youth Services Coordinator, Boston Public Library
Speaker: John Huth, Young Adult Librarian, Brooklyn Public Library
Speaker: Laura Koenig, Head of Youth Services, Boston Public Library
Speaker: Nick Higgins, Director of Outreach Services, Brooklyn Public Library
Description: 

Learn how librarians at the Brooklyn Public Library are cooperating to serve students in custody and how Brooklyn Public Library partners with Rikers Island to help youth maintain connections to their families and literacy. Find out how the Boston Public Library supports literacy for incarcerated teens when there is no library program specifically for them and how they have created a collection specific for the detention center site visits. Learn how you can do this @your library!

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Cost: 
Division members: $179; ALA members: $229; NonALA: $279; Students: $119
Last Updated: 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 12:35pm PDT
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