Network Bulletin No. 02-03
Date: January 25, 2002
Subject: National Conference of Librarians Serving Blind
and Physically Handicapped
Index term: Preconference workshop on children's and
young adult's services
A preconference workshop on children's and young adults'
services will be held on Saturday, April 27, from 9:00 a.m.
to 4:00 p.m., prior to the 2002 National Conference of
Librarians Serving Blind and Physically Handicapped
Individuals in Richmond, Virginia. The format will be a
combination of presentation and discussion, drawing on
experience from the network.
The opening speaker will be Kathleen Odean, chairperson of
the 2002 Newbery Award committee. With seventeen years'
experience as a children's librarian and as author of
__Great Books about Things Kids Love: More than 750
Recommended Books for Children 3 to 14,__she has informed
opinions about motivating children to read and about
Also in the morning, a panel discussion on summer reading
programs will be followed by group discussions during lunch.
In the afternoon, a panel of children will relate their NLS
reading experiences and there will be a debate on the
availability of all materials to all ages from the NLS
collection. There will be opportunities for questions and
comments from the floor.
In February, a registration form for the preconference
workshop will be sent out in a network bulletin. We look
forward to your participation.
For further information contact:
Network Services Section
Telephone: (202) 707-9245
Fax: (202) 707-0712
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