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2017 Youth Services Forum

October 23, 2017 @ 8:45 am - 3:00 pm

The Annual Youth Services Forum: Libraries Evolve, is a day of hot topics and issues in library services to children and young adults, sponsored by The NJ State Library, The New Jersey Library Association and New Jersey Association of School Librarians. Along with an array of workshop sessions (descriptions are on the online registration site) the keynote speaker is children’s author Tara Lazar (7 Ate 9: : The Untold Story; Way Past Bedtime; and others). She’ll do a book signing after her session. There will also be an unconference in the afternoon. Please come with topic ideas or send them to Project Manager Jen Schureman jschureman@gcls.org(856) 223-6027 ahead of time.

Registration is online only this year. To register and see the program descriptions go to NJLA’s websiteThe deadline to register is October 13, 2017. Breakfast and lunch are included in the registration fee. Continuing education credits will be available and raffle prizes will be awarded. Handouts and presentations from the sessions will be posted on the NJ State Library website after the Forum. The NJLA Store will be there too, so come prepared to buy lots of great merchandise!

Questions? Contact Project Manager Jen Schureman, jschureman@gcls.org(856) 223-6027 or Project Consultant, Sharon Rawlins, Youth Services Specialist, NJ State Library, srawlins@njstatelib.org609-278-2640 ext. 116.


October 23, 2017
8:45 am - 3:00 pm
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Monmouth County Library, Manalapan Branch
125 Symmes Drive
Manalapan Township, NJ, 07726
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Sharon Rawlins, Youth Services Specialist for Lifelong Learning,
609-278-2640 ext. 116