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LACONI YSS Using Multicultural Literature to Teach Empathy and Literacy

February 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

LACONI YSS is hosting a lively discussion about why
we need multicultural literature in our collections
and how to use them in our library programs.
We’ll hear from experts in the field who not only
know multicultural literature but have lived abroad!

9:00- 9:50 a.m.               Registration & Light Breakfast

9:50 a.m.-10:00 a.m.      LACONI Business Meeting

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.    Using Multicultural and Urban Children’s Literature to Accelerate Literacy Learning         Dr. Sujin Huggins, Dominican University

12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m.     Lunch

1:00 p.m.-2:30p.m          Ruth Goring author of Adriana’s Angels

2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.       Fifty Best Multicultural Books to Have in Every Collection                                        Beth VanCurine, Children’s Manager of Anderson’s Bookshop of Naperville

Oswego Public Library District’s Montgomery Campus
1111 Reading Drive, Montgomery, IL 60538
Cost: $30 LACONI member/$40 non-member

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February 23, 2018
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Laconi — YSS