Mock Newbery Workshop – January 2010

Mock Newbery Workshop (click here to register):

The Mock Newbery Workshop is presented by CSD, the Children and Young Adult Services (CAYAS) Interest Group of WLA, and Multnomah County Library. Here are the particulars:

Date/Time: Saturday January 9, 2010 / 10 am – 4 pm
Location: Multnomah County Library’s Central Library
Cost: $15 / pays for snacks and a lunch from Elephant’s Delicatessen

This workshop has an attandance limit of 48! Sign up quick, to ensure that you’re able to take part in what promises to be a super-fun workshop.

Join library staff and educators from around Oregon and Washington for a fun and fascinating look at the Newbery medal. 2010 Newbery Committee chair Katie O’Dell and 2010 Committee member Steven Engelfried will talk about the Newbery committee experience. Former Newbery Committee members Nell Colburn, Marian Creamer, and Ellen Fader will lead a thought-provoking discussion about the challenging task of selecting the most distinguished children’s book of the year. Finally, all attendees will discuss several of the best books of 2009, culminating in a vote for the OLA/WLA Mock Newbery winner!

A book list will be sent out to registrants around the middle of October.
Please contact Rick Samuelson, the Youth Services Librarian at Washington County Cooperative Library Services at or (503) 648-9809 [5#] with any questions.

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