Saturday, Oct. 13. Presented by Purdue’s Black Cultural Center, “Platanos and Collard Greens” is a comedy about two college students, a Latina and an African-American, who fall in love. Their families are forced to confront and overcome biases while the couple defends their bond to family and friends.
Place:Stewart Center, Fowler Hall
I’m seriously considering the drive to Purdue to see this!
Indianapolis Youth Literature Conference
Saturday, January 29th, 2011
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Indianapolis Marion County Public Library – Central Branch
It is time once again for the Indianapolis Youth Literature Conference for librarians, school media specialists and other adults who are interested in children’s and young adult literature. Scheduled speakers include Coretta Scott King award winners Brian Pinkney and Andrea Davis Pinkney and National Book award finalist Patricia McCormick. Many concurrent sessions will also be offered. Library Education Units (LEUs) will be available for registered participants.
Please visit the website for schedules and registration information. Any questions can be directed to Carri Genovese at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Space is limited, register now!
MEDIA SPECIALIST WORKSHOP / OPEN HOUSE
TUESDAY, APRIL 13th
6:00PM – 8:00PM
Tuesday evening we will be hosting an evening targeted directly at Media Specialists! Come on in and enjoy a cup of tea and light snacks while you pick Indianapolis Community Relations Manager Chris Morehead’s brain about all of the wonderful opportunities Barnes & Noble has to offer Media Specialists in this incredibly tough economy. We will also have a book presentation on newer titles you may not yet be familiar with and are considered a MUST HAVE for your collections! Please RSVP for this event as space is limited.