Archive for March, 2009

Adventures in Children’s Literature: Careers for School, Public, and Academic Librarians on ALA Island on March 17, 2009 at 9:45 am PT/SLT

As announced in the press release dated March 10, 2009, Library careers in children’s literature celebrated in Second Life:

From 9:45 a.m. PT/SLT (Pacific Time/Second Life Time) until noon on Tuesday, March 17, 2009, the American Library Association’s (ALA) Recruitment Assembly will celebrate “Adventures in Children’s Literature: Careers for School, Public, and Academic Librarians” in Second Life.

Do you love children’s books? Are they inspiring you to consider a career as a librarian? Come join the assembly on ALA Island for an eclectic event celebrating library careers in children’s literature. We’ll hear from public librarians, school librarians and even academic librarians whose work involves promoting a love of reading in young people.

Main Stage on ALA Island — SLurl: http://slurl.com/secondlife/ALA%20Island/128/103/29

Nationally recognized children’s literature authors will be the highlight of this event.  Sessions will be presented via live video stream and will include:

All three artists will appear on the ALA Island’s Main Stage as part of the 41st Annual Children’s Literature Festival, taking place on the University of Central Missouri campus.

Sponsored by the American Library Association’s (ALA) Recruitment Assembly. Come join us!

For more information, contact Carol Smith at csmith@libserv.ucmo.edu  – whose Second Life avatar is Mireille Zwilling.

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