YALS 2016 Fall Conference
9:00 a.m. Registration & Refreshments
9:30 a.m. YALS Business Meeting including voting for new officers and reports
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Conference Program including . . .
Three Teen Programming Panels:
Passive/Active Ideas with Katie Spofford, Wadleigh Memorial Library; Susanne Cortez, Lebanon Public Library; Michele Ricca, Merrimack Public Library
Gaming Programs for Everyone with Danny Lykansion, Chelmsford Public Library; Liz Gotauco, Merrimack Public Library, Games by Play Date. Games by Play Date will bring games for review and purchase.
Engaging Teen Volunteers and Teen Advisory Groups with Sylvie Brikiatis, Nesmith Library & Barb Ballou, Whipple Free Library
Lunchtime Keynote Presentation:
Once Upon A Time presented by Ellen Oh, CEO & President of We Need Diverse Books and author of the YA fantasy trilogy, The Prophecy Series, and the upcoming MG novel, The Spirit Hunters, to be published in fall 2017. There will be some books available for purchasing and autographing. Tumblr: elloellenoh ~ Twitter: @elloellenoh
Lunch provided by Brown Bag Deli (Chicken salad & Roast beef sandwiches, Veggie hummus wrap, Salad with grilled chicken)
A mini-book review of newish young adult titles. All conference attendees will be able to select a book to take back to their libraries.
Booktalks of the 2016-2017 Nominated Isinglass Titles
A Raffle for a $75 Amazon Gift Card. Raffle tickets are 3 for $1 or 100 tickets for $20. We will also have a display of how you might use the $75 Gift Card to buy some awesome programming supplies from Amazon.