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Local Authors Collections and Writers Groups - Laconi RASS

Thursday, September 13, 2018 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM) Export to vCalendar
Where:   New Lenox Public Library District (In Person)

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9:00-9:30am Breakfast and Networking
9:30-10:15am Northbrook Public Library
10:15-11:00am Oak Park Public Library
11:00-11:45am Sugar Grove Public Library
11:45-12:15pm Questions
12:15pm – Tours of Library

Northbrook Public Library – Kate Hall and Mike Hominick
Learn how writing workshops can help you reach a wider audience for your library and receive first-hand knowledge of what makes a successful (and sometimes not-so-successful) program.

Oak Park Public Library – Kathleen Spale
Learn more about Oak Park Creates, the library’s collection that highlights the works of current and former Oak Park residents. Kathleen will also speak about the library’s program collaborations with local authoers, as well as the ways that writers’ groups use the library spaces.

Sugar Grove Public Library – Shannon Halikias
Learn more about how to host a local Writer’s Night, Open Mic nights, and an Indie Author Day. Shannon will also speak about what works and doesn’t work for her library on building a local author section and programming.

Type:   Program

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Categories: Public Libraries

This event is sponsored by Library Administrators Conference of Northern Illinois.

Event listed by: Reaching Across Illinois Library System

Questions? Please contact LACONI Events.

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