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March 31, 2016

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101 Ways to Promote Reading in Your School Library
11:00 am- 12:00 pm
Sponsored by OKSL

Session Description

Pleasure reading promotion is one of the most important parts of our roles as school librarians, and a critical component of overall student achievement. In this session, a panel of elementary and secondary librarians share 101 ways they have promoted reading in their school libraries. A mixture of rookie and seasoned librarians who serve a wide variety of students, the members of this panel are innovative in the ways they meet their students' reading needs. Hear about lunchtime book clubs and Sequoyah Book Award promotion, creative reading displays and visiting authors, Read-Around Events and guest readers among dozens of other creative but practical ideas to foster a love of reading in every student. This session will be rapid-fire style, but don't worry: participants will receive Do-it-Yourself resources for all of the awesome ideas we share.

Session Objective

Participants in this session will be able to implement in their libraries a variety of innovative programs that promote and celebrate reading for pleasure.


  • Kelsey Barker, Teacher Librarian Eisenhower Elementary School in Norman, OK
  • Stacy Ford. Teacher Librarian Kennedy Elementary School in Norman,OK
  • Kristin Lankford, Teacher Librarian Whittier Middle School in Norman, OK
  • Amanda Kordeliski,Teacher Librarian Irving Middle School in Norman,OK
  • Jamie Johnson, Teacher Librarian McKinley Elementary School in Norman, OK
  • Susan Wright, Teacher Librarian Jefferson Elementary School in Norman,OK
  • Dana Phillips, Teacher Librarian Jackson Elementary School in Norman, OK
  • Dr. Buffy Edwards, Alternative Education/Library Information Specialist Norman Public Schools
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