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Creating Community: Connecting Northeastern Colorado Libraries

Registration is free and continuing education will be offered.

What is Creating Community?

Join us for a day of conversation while we share ideas among school librarians, public librarians and academic librarians.

  • When: Friday, August 2nd

Program of Events

Presenter Bios  |  Presentation Abstracts

Registration, Keynote, and Networking

8:30am - 9:00am Registration
9:00am -9:10am Introduction
9:10-10:00am Keynote Presentation
Jamie LaRue
10:05am - 10:55am Networking AM Session: "My Library and Our Community: The Existing Network"

Breakout Sessions

11:10am - 12:00 noon Digitizing our Shared History: The Northeastern Colorado Heritage League
Joyce Carr, Starr Jageler, Linda Peters, and Mike Peters
Mentoring Young Chautauquans
Tannis Bator
1:00pm - 1:50pm Mind the Gap: Preparing High School Students for College Level Research
Rebecca Harner, Shelley Harper, and Christine Schein
Cutting Edge Technology: Apps and E-Books!
Peter Dark, Erin Neufeld, and Ellen Willis
Movement, Learning, and Literacy: Action Based Learning
Gym Street
1:55pm - 2:45pm Bridges not Islands: Library Technology and Community Engagement
Dan Lawrence
Pulling Back the Curtain: What It's Like to Write and Illustrate for Children
Karla Oceanak and Kendra Spanjer

Networking and Special Event

3:00pm - 3:50pm Networking PM Session: "Creating Community: Expanding the Possibilities"
4:15pm - 5:30pm A Special Optional Event: Regional History: Teatime with Isabella Bird and Rattlesnake Kate
Lynne Swanson and Tannis Bator

Sponsored by UNC, Aims Community College and High Plains Library District.