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Local Authors Collections and Writers Groups

September 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join RASS to learn about how other libraries are assisting local authors with collection development and programming!

Northbrook Public Library – Kate Hall and Mike Hominick
Learn how writing workshops can help you reach a wider audience for your library and receive first-hand knowledge of what makes a successful (and sometimes not-so-successful) program.

Oak Park Public Library – Kathleen Spale
Learn more about Oak Park Creates, the library’s collection that highlights the works of current and former Oak Park residents. Kathleen will also speak about the library’s program collaborations with local authoers, as well as the ways that writers’ groups use the library spaces.

Sugar Grove Public Library – Shannon Halikias
Learn more about how to host a local Writer’s Night, Open Mic nights, and an Indie Author Day. Shannon will also speak about what works and doesn’t work for her library on building a local author section and programming.

Schedule:
9:00-9:30am Breakfast and Networking
9:30-10:15am Northbrook Public Library
10:15-11:00am Oak Park Public Library
11:00-11:45am Sugar Grove Public Library
11:45-12:15pm Questions
12:15pm – Tours of Library

Register here: Local Authors Registration

Details

Date:
September 13
Time:
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

LACONI RASS section

Venue

New Lenox Public Library
120 Veterans Pkwy
New Lenox, IL 60451 United States
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Phone:
(815) 485-2605
Website:
www.newlenoxlibrary.org/‎