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Diversity means a wide array of things within our libraries. Learn how to better serve all of your children, teens and families by interacting with guest speakers who offer special services and diversity programming, hearing from an Oklahoma author who strives for cultural sensitivity in children's lit, and touring a new library and discussing accessibility.

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When: Friday, November 8th, 2019
8:30am-3:45pm
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Norman Public Library Central
103 W. Acres
Norman, Oklahoma  73069
United States
Contact: Tara McCleod
405-701-2641


Online registration is available until: 11/1/2019
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Diversity in the Library: Working for all children and teens

A Workshop sponsored by the OLA
Children and Teen Services Roundtable (CATS)

CATS logoDiversity means a wide array of things within our libraries. Learn how to better serve all of your children, teens and families by interacting with guest speakers who offer special services and diversity programming, hearing from an Oklahoma author who strives for cultural sensitivity in children's lit, and touring a new library and discussing accessibility.

When: Friday, November 8, 2019

Where: Norman Public Library Central, 103 W. Acres, Norman, OK 73069

Cost: $65 for OLA members, $30 for OLA student members, $130 for non-OLA members

CEUs: 0.60

Lunch: McAlister's Deli

More Information: Download the flyer (PDF)

Agenda:

8:30-9:00 Registration and coffee
9:00-9:05 Welcome
9:05-10:05 Digital Resources about cultural sensitivity
10:05-10:15 Break
10:15-12:15 Diverse Services Speed Dating*
12:15-1:15 Lunch
1:15-2:15 Brad McLelland Speaker (Cultural sensitivity in kid lit)
2:15-2:30 Break
2:30-3:30 Tour of Norman Public Library Central
3:30-3:45 Evaluation

 

Speakers for "Diverse Services Speed Dating":

Mumbe Kithakye
Family Resource Center Programs Coordinator, Stillwater
Community resources for families

Stephanie Huaman
Bilingual Children’s Associate, TCCL
Martin Regional Library
Latinx Programming

Heather Fellenstein, Vona Bowling
Moore Public Library, Pioneer Library System
Special Needs Programing & Cultural Diversity Displays

Brian King
Public Information Officer
Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Judith Huerta Morfin
Community Resource Coordinator
Oklahoma City Public Schools Language and Cultural Services department

Sammy Howard
President Norman Chapter of PFLAG (LGBTQ+ Support Organization)

Teresa Runnels
American Indian Resource Center, Tulsa City-County Library System
American Indian Resources, programming, etc.

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