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Diverse Books Need Us

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Join us for a day of dialogue on diverse books, cultural sensitivity  and how we can serve our ever changing communities better. This information packed day will include a mini workshop in the morning from ALA’s Office of Diversity on Cultural Competences covering topics such as; what is culture, privilege and how to be inclusive. After lunch we will hear from panelists Joy Triche (President and Publisher Tiger Stripe Publishing) and Amy Koester (Skokie Public Library) on the Our Voices Chicago initiative to learn how to better support diverse books locally.
 
Light breakfast and networking begins at 9:30 am; the program begins at 10:00 am. Lunch will take place around 12:30 pm and the second half of the program will begin at 1:30 pm. Ending at 3:30 pm.
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Questions? Email Will Savage at savagew@lislelibrary.org

Details

Date:
February 24
Time:
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Organizer

Laconi — YSS

Venue

Alsip-Merionette Public Library
11960 S Pulaski Rd
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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