CSD is staring 2018 off with a professional development bang!
Join us at the Mock Coretta Scott King Book Awards Workshop for an opportunity to:
When: Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 12pm-4:30pm
Where: Multnomah County Central Library – US Bank Room, 801 SW 10th Ave, Portland, OR
*Registration deadline: January 24, 2018
Our featured speaker is Dr. Jonda McNair, Professor of Literacy Education at Clemson University and Past Chair of the CSK Book Awards Committee. Via Skype, Dr. McNair will talk about her experiences as a Coretta Scott King Jury Member and Chair and as a member of EMIERT (Ethnic and Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table).
Attendees will learn about the history and criteria of the CSK Awards and have time to explore the 8 illustrator books. The afternoon will be filled with small and large group discussions and voting for Oregon's Mock Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award.
Registration is $5 for CSD members* and $10 for non-members, and all attendees who register before January 20th will have the chance to win a selection of past Coretta Scott King books. Scholarships to cover registration costs or travel costs like hotel for CSD members traveling over 100 miles away for the event might be available. You can find out more information and apply for CSD scholarships here.
Bring your lunch or enjoy lunch out at one of many restaurants within walking distance including these recommended by local library staff. Afternoon snacks provided.
NOTE: Due to potential registrant feedback, we will only focus on 8 books eligible for the Illustrator Award. All titles will be available for perusal prior to the event.
OLA Mock Coretta Scott King 2018 Book List - please read as many as you can prior to attending the workshop:
You can find the OLA Mock Coretta Scott King Book List and Coretta Scott King Resources on Bibliocommons.
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