Creating a library program can be daunting regardless of an audience’s age. Developing a program for K-8 students— one that aligns with curriculum, stays on budget and keeps kids engaged — comes with a unique set of challenges.
“The R.O.A.D. I Travel: A Program Model for School Libraries” will explore how an Indianapolis middle school library partnered with other organizations to develop an innovative genealogy unit for eighth-graders. The program was recognized with ALA’s 2014 Sara Jaffarian School Library Program Award for Exemplary Humanities Programming.
- Explore how an Indianapolis middle school library partnered with other organizations to develop a program for its students
Who Should Attend
The program is beneficial for school librarians of all grade levels, as well as children’s librarians and others interested in library programming. It will be especially beneficial for school librarians who are considering applying for ALA's annual Sara Jaffarian Award.
Leslie Preddy, school librarian at Perry Meridian Middle School
Suzanne Walker, children's services consultant at the Indiana State Library
How to Register
Youtube access and speakers/headphones