Event Registration

YALS Fall Conference 2018

  • Thursday, September 27, 2018
  • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • HealthTrust - 25 Triangle Park Drive, Concord, NH 03302


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Donna Hynes

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Donna Hynes
Rochester Public Library
65 S Main Street
Rochester, NH 03867
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Fall Conference 2018


25 Triangle Park Drive

Concord, NH

September 27th, 2018 

9:30- 10:00 Breakfast and Registration

10:00-10:15 Business meeting and Voting for new officers

10:30 -11:15 Sexual Violence Survivor’s Panel –Erin Moulton (Things We Haven’t Said: Sexual Violence Survivors Speak Out) and teen sexual violence survivors – A conversation about how libraries can provide safe spaces and information for victims of Sexual Violence, suggested reading list provided

11:30- 11:45 Isinglass and Flume Update- Justine Fafara (Flume Chair) and Katherine Bollenbach (Isinglass Chair) will discuss the changes that have been made with the Isinglass and Flume teen reads awards and website

11:45 – 12:20 School Shootings & Active Shooters, How to Keep Your Teens Safe Panel TBA

12:20 – 1:00 Lunch Break

12:30-1:00 Featured Speaker- Kwame Alexander Author of over 21 books including The Crossover , which won the 2015 Newbery Medal . Kwame ‘s has two books published in 2018, Rebound was published in April of this year and Swing, which Kwame co-authored with Mary Rand Hess ,will be hitting shelves on October 2nd.

1:00- 1:20 Social Networking Time & Advocacy Tools Petting Zoo- Touch base with your colleagues as you explore hands activates like button making, apps for publishing eye-catching posters & handouts, learn how the YALSA website can improve your services to teens, and discover other resources to help you inexpensively improve how you advocate for your teens.

1:30 -2:15 Steam in a Box with Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Edward Cormier (Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Recruiting & STEM Outreach Coordinator discusses how your library can team up with the Department of Defense to bring free STEAM programming or teacher training to your library.

2:15 – 2:45 - Steam Programming Share Get a hands on look at the STEAM program you can bring to your library.

2:45 Raffle- Raffle tickets will be available throughout the day. We will be raffling off two items, a $50 gift card to Amazon & a $50 gift card to Target.

3:00 End Conference

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