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2019 Teen's Annual Meetup

 

November 14, 2018 | 9:00 AM EST - 4:00 PM EST
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Wallingford Public Library | 200 North Main Street
Wallingford, CT 06492-3791
http://www.wallingford.lioninc.org/
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Sponsored by the Young Adult Section

Member Price - $35

Non-member Price - $45

Schedule

9:30 - 10:00 Registration, coffee and networking

9:45 - 10:00 Welcome and Overview of the day

10:00 -10:25 Graphic Novel Collection Development by Mary Richardson from Cragin Memorial Library in Colchester will talk to us about graphic novels.

10:25 - 10:35 Jackie Bush will tell us about ALA’s Graphic Novels and Comics Roundtable

10: 35 - 11:00 New Adult Collection Development by Jennifer Rummel from Cragin Memorial Library in Colchester will tell us about “New Adult” books and how they fit in YA collections and libraries.

11:00 - 11:30 Linda Williams

11:30 - 12:30 Author Talk: Award-winning author Natasha Friend will join us to chat about her new book “How We Roll” about Quinn who after developing alopecia, lost her friends along with her hair, and after an accident, former football player Jake lost his legs and confidence.

12:30 - 1:30 Lunch

1:30 - 2:10 New Release Librarian Preview: We will be joined by representative from Scholastic and Charlesbridge publishers. They will be doing a preview of upcoming releases.

2:10 - 2:50 Galley Giveaways

2:50 -3:50 New Release Librarian Preview Part 2: We will be joined by representative from Elephant Rock Books, Soho, & Sourcebooks. They will be doing a preview of upcoming releases.

3:30 Surveys / Cookies & Final Galleys

4:00 Post Meeting Meetup at the Library Wine Bar

 

Contact

Please contact the CLA Young Adult Committee Chairs for more information or question or special accomindations  

Brittany Pearson, Assitant Librarian Westbrook Public Library [email protected]

Alyssa Skorski, Children's and Teen Services, Berlin-Peck Memorial Library [email protected]

Tickets

$35.00 CLA Membership Price

$45.00 Non-Membership Price

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