>Workshop – Using Graphic Novels to Promote Literacy in Your Library

>Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Time: noon – 4:00 PM
Place: Saratoga Springs Public Library
Presenter: Michele Gorman, Teen Services Coordinator, Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County, Charlotte, NC
Cost: $30 (includes lunch)

Michele Gorman is the Teen Services Coordinator for the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County in Charlotte NC. In addition to her job as the Teen Services Manager, Michele serves on the YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) Board of Directors and is a freelance writer and renowned national speaker, certified by YALSA as a “Serving the Underserved” Trainer. She is the “Getting Graphic” Columnist for Library Media Connection and a “Teenage Riot” columnist for School Library Journal. Michele’s books include Getting Graphic! Comics for Kids, Getting Graphic! Using Graphic Novels to Promote Literacy with Preteens and Teens, and Connecting Young Adults and Libraries: A How to Do It Manual, 3rd Edition.

A general youth services/summer reading planning workshop will be held from 9:00 AM – noon; cost is the same if you wish to attend the whole day. Please register via this online form no later than Friday, February 27, and send checks payable to Southern Adirondack Library System to SALS, attn Jennifer Ferriss. Contact Jennifer with questions.

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