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CATS Winter Workshop

January 30 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come join CATS (Children and Teen Services Division of CAL) in Colorado Springs at Library 21c on January 30th 2017 for its Winter Workshop!

The cost is $45 for CAL members, $50 for nonmembers.

Registration is now open! Don’t miss this exciting day of learning and networking especially for youth services library staff:


9:00  Library doors open

9:15  Welcome and Introductions

9:30-10:15  Opening Session: Robin Kurz, Emporia State University: Missing from Our Shelves: Librarian Censorship of GLBTQ Youth Titles

10:30-11:15     Breakout Session One (choose one):

  • Katniss for President! Creative Ways to Partner With Schools (Teen)
  • Fun is the Final Product: Process Art for Toddlers and Preschoolers (Children)
  • STEM Out: Providing STEM Programming in the Community (Both)

11:30-12:15     Breakout Session Two (choose one):

  • Technology, Our Kids, Our Libraries (Children)
  • Teen Librarian-ing for Introverts (Teen)
  • STEAM Works (Both)

12:30-1:30      Lunch

Jean Johnson, Baker &  Taylor: Trends

1:45-2:30       Breakout Session Three (choose one):

  • Everything You Wanted to Know About Beginning Readers But Were Afraid to Ask (Children)
  • Movin’ and Groovin’ (Children)
  • STEAM Programming and Maker Spaces for Every Library (Both)

2:45-3:30       Closing Session:  Grey Havens YA

3:30-4:00       Guerrilla Storytime / Guerrilla Teen Programming (Gifts for attendees)


January 30
9:00 am - 4:00 pm




Library 21c
1175 Chapel Hills Dr
Colorado Springs, CO 80920 United States
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