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Just a friendly reminder, that the space is filling up. If you are
interested in this Teen Conference, donıt delay your registration only a
small number of seats remain!
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The Education Institute is proud to announce the first ever TEEN SERVICES
Conference!
If you are passionate about Teen Services you wonıt want to miss this two
day training. 
You will walk away with BIG ideas on advocacy, development, literature,
collections, booktalking, zines, indie culture, graphic novels and so much
more!

TEEN SERVICES CONFERENCE: BIG IDEAS, NOW!
Location: Trinity College, George Ignatieff Theatre, Toronto
Date: April 30 and May 1, 2004    Time: 9:30 am ­ 4:30 pm

Keynote speaker
Michael Cart, Author, lecturer, critic, and consultant. He is the Grolier
Award-winning author of eleven books and the founding editor of Rush Hour, a
literary journal for readers aged 16 to 22. Former Director of the Beverly
Hills (CA) Public Library and a Past President of the Young Adult Library
Services Association, Michael appointed and chaired the task force that
created the prestigious Michael L. Printz Award. A recognized expert in
young adult library services and young adult literature, which he teaches at
UCLA, Michael is a Booklist columnist and reviewer and currently serves as
President of ALAN (the Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of the
National Council of Teachers of English).

Other confirmed speakers include:  Tim Wynne-Jones, Lisa Heggum, Ken
Setterington, Hal Niedzviecki, Marc Ngui, Stuart Ross, Dawna Rowlson,
Katherine Parrish, Jennifer Hubert, Laura Reed, Starr Jacobs, Paulette
Rothbauer, Alex Rowlson, Youth Advisory Group members

Topics include: advocacy, adolescent development, literature, collections,
booktalking, zines, indie culture, graphic novels, gender and literacy, teen
areas, encouraging creativity, programs, advisory groups,  outreach,
community involvement, class visits, technology (websites, weblogs, MOOs),
underserved teens (queer, immigrant, at risk).

Fees: 
Full conference: Members, $189.00 / Non-members, $249.00.
Any one day: Members, $119.00 / Non-members, $169.00

Full details on for this two day workshop and registration can be found
online at: 
<http://www.accessola.com/site/showPage.cgi?page=education/edinst03/BIN.html
>

Limited space remains, so donıt delay, register today!
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Maria Ripley
OLA Education Director
100 Lombard Street, Suite #303
Toronto, ON   M5C 1M3
416/363-3388 x30  Toll Free: 866/873-9867

@ your library imagine the possibilities!