• We Need Diverse Books Everywhere: Addressing Diversity Across Multiple Spaces

  • Presenters
    • Sarah Park Dahlen, Assistant Professor, Master of Library and Information Science Program, St. Catherine University
    • Robin F. Kurz, Assistant Professor, School of Library and Information Management, Emporia State University
    • Lessa K. Pelayo-Lozada, Young Readers Librarian, Palos Verdes Library District
    • Candice Mack, Senior Librarian, Systemwide Teen Services, Los Angeles Public Library; Immediate Past President, Young Adult Library Services Association
  • Description

    Youth-focused LIS educators, librarians, and authors will facilitate this roundtable to address how everyone can harness the power of the WNDB movement toward more inclusive literature, curriculum, programming, and partnerships. After the facilitators share their own work within the field, participants will share successful ideas and lessons learned from challenging experiences and brainstorm creative ways we might make progress with the WNDB movement in the future in and across our various spaces and communities.

  • Format
    Roundtable
  • Track
    • Programming, Outreach, and Advocacy