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CATS Winter Workshop

January 29, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for the CATS (CAL Children and Teen Services Division) Winter Workshop on Monday January 29, 2018!


*Those who applied for the state library’s scholarship should not register for the conference yet. Any questions please contact Beth Crist at Crist_B@cde.state.co.us



Library doors open

Welcome and Introductions

9:15am – 10:00am Open Session – The Venue
Serving our Immigrant Youth: Public Libraries as Catalysts for Refuge and Change

10:15am – 11:00am
Breakout Session One (choose one):
1. Summer (Mis)Adventures! Change is Hard: How one Public Library Took a Leap and Learned A Lot (All) – The Venue
2. When Leveling Helps, When It Doesn’t, and How Libraries Can Make the best of It – (Children) – Children’s Programming Room
3. Coding Programs and Resources at the Library (Tween/Teen) – ENT Meeting Room

11:15am – 12:00pm
Breakout Session Two (choose one):
1. Paint, Furntiure, and the tech, oh, my! Designing a Teen Space (Teen) – The Venue
2. Baby Signs Storytimes (Young Children) – Children’s Programming Room
3. But I’m Boooooorrrrrred! Decoding the Tween brain (Tween) – ENT Meeting Room
12:00pm – 1:15pm
Lunch – The Venue
1:15pm – 2:00pm
Baker and Taylor – The Venue

2:15pm – 3:00pm
Breakout Session Three (choose one):
1. Sensory Storytime for Kids, Teens, and Adults; The Why’s and How’s (All) – The Venue
2. Libraries, Luchadores, and La Familia: Public Libraries Go To the Mat for Latinos (Children) – Children’s Programming Room
3. Tough Topics: Developing a Teen Resource Guide (Teen) – ENT Meeting Room

3:15pm – 4:00pm
Closing Session – The Venue
Denver Urban Garden’s Healthy Bodies, Healthy Gardens Curriculum for Youth

4:00pm – 4:30pm
Children/Teen Brainstorming Session – The Venue


January 29, 2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm