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Wednesday, April 5 • 8:00am - 12:00pm
Youth Services for All: The Whys and Hows of Serving All Children

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Tennessee’s population is growing more diverse each year. With children and families from a greater range of backgrounds becoming our neighbors, we need to make sure our library collections and programs reflect that diversity. Offering ways our patrons can learn about each other’s differences and find ways to celebrate common ground are more necessary than ever. We will look at how to select representative books for our collections, create programs that open our doors to all, and ways to express the reasons we need to mindfully celebrate our increasing diversity.

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Kate Greene Smith

Youth Services & Special Projects Coordinator, Tennessee State Library and Archives
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Cindy Welch

Clinical Associate Professor, School of Information Sciences - UTK
Dr. Cindy Welch is a Clinical Associate Professor at the School of Information Sciences, UT-Knoxville, where she administers the School Library Program. Her teaching area is primarily school librarianship, although she also teaches or has taught courses in youth (public) librarianship... Read More →

Wednesday April 5, 2017 8:00am - 12:00pm
Room 300-B

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