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2009 Children and Youth Conference for North Texas Libraries
Thursday, August 13, 2009
at the Lockheed Martin Recreation Area in southwest Fort Worth

CYC 2009: c u @ the library
Conference Schedule and Session Descriptions

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Session schedule (PDF)
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Keynote Presentation:

  • Props Get Their Attention ... No Matter What Their Age
    Jesse Ephraim, Roanoke Public Library

Break-out Sessions:

  • BOARD Not BORED! Using Board Games with Teens
    Ann Coleman, Roanoke Public Library & Elizabeth Beamon, Southlake Public Library
  • Books for Lunch: A Third Grade Reading Club
    Carol Ann Wooley, Irving ISD
  • Booktalks 4 'Tweens & Teens - BY Them!
    WyLaina Hildreth, Denton Public Library North Branch
  • Create a Podcast
    Jesse Ephraim, Roanoke Public Library
  • Double the Fun (or 2 Heads r Better than 1!)
    Skye Bryant, Irving ISD & Renee Newry, Irving ISD
  • Jumpstart: Read 4 the Record
    Debbie Raindl, John Ed Keeter Public Library of Saginaw
  • King, Pawn, Rook, Castling, Checkmate, Stalemate!
    Linda Evers, Watauga Public Library
    Liz Brockman, North Richland Hills Public Library
    Mary Rodne, Colleyville Public Library

  • Merchant Librarian in 5 Minutes
    Cindi Rockett, Irving ISD
  • North Texas 23: Project Review & Do-It-Yourself Expo
    Jeff Bond, TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library
  • A Quick & Dirty Dozen: Tips on Cheap & Easy Accessibility!
    Mary Jo Venetis, UT-D McDermott Library & Carolyn Davidson Brewer, NTLP
  • r u papersmart?
    Virginia Lynn Mundt, Rowlett Public Library
  • Science Fridays: Science in the Library
    Skye Bryant, Irving ISD & Susan Vaughn, Irving ISD
  • Speed Geeking
    Facilitators: Donna Kearley, Denton ISD & Lea Bailey, Irving ISD
  • Teen Boards & More: Getting Young Adults Involved
    Brandi Head, Azle Memorial Library & Jennifer Witherspoon, Azle ISD
  • Using Shadowpuppetry to Engage Youth & Enhance Lessons
    Jesse Ephraim, Roanoke Public Library & Elizabeth Beamon, Southlake Public Library


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