Wednesday, September 4, 2013

YA Children's Literature Conference and Fan

Anderson's Book Store YA Literature Conference and YA Fandom Frenzy will be held on Saturday 9/28 and Sunday 9/29. For the full lineup of authors and events, visit the Anderson's page

Continuing PD Offerings from Dominican University

There are a number of upcoming professional development through the Dominican University GSLIS. More information can be found here.

Continuing Professional Education
B3: Butler Book Banter
September 19
October 17
November 21
Join Thom Barthelmess, curator of the Butler Children’s Literature Center, and fellow youth literature enthusiasts on the third Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. for lively book discussion, socializing and snacks.

Visit the Butler Center blog at for the books we’ll be reading. These events are free, with registration recommended.
Copyright Basics
Webinar Series

$25 per session/$40 for both
This two-part webinar series is presented by Mary Minow, library copyright expert and holder of Dominican University’s Follett Chair.Register
October 9
3:30-4:30 p.m
What Every Library Worker Should Know
Learn what's clear on copyright basics, what's not, and how to minimize risk.
October 30
3:30-4:30 p.m
Hot Issues
Learn the latest on cases and other pending copyright developments that affect libraries, users and access to information.
17th Annual McCusker Memorial Lecture
October 16, 6 p.m.

Martin Recital Hall
Sr. Mary Paynter, OP, will present “Educational Essentials on the American Frontier,” a look back at Father Samuel.

Registration required.
What's New: The Best of
Children's Literature 2013

November 1, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Aula Auditorium Priory Campus
Join Peggy Sharp, PhD, highly regarded children's literature expert, for a whirlwind tour of the best in children’s literature published in 2013.

$130 includes lunch, breaks and handouts. 7 CPDUs available.
Preparing and Responding to Natural Disasters
November 21, 1:30-4:30 p.m.

Gail Borden Public Library
Roles for Public Libraries
Crisis informatics expert Christine Hagar, PhD, will share ways public library staff can support their communities in times of disaster.

$75. Three CPDUs available.