2018 Spring Workshop

"Sharing Hard Truths in Nonfiction for Children and Young Adults" featuring Keynote Speaker, Ann Bausum

The event was held at the Glendale Public Library on Saturday, May 19, 2018.
Photography by CLCSC Board Member and Awards Chair, Anush Bayalan, Children's Librarian, Monrovia Public LIbrary.

Registration with Joanna Fabicon and Joanna Ward Workshop Beginnings
Welcome! CLCSC Treasurer and Boardmember, Joanna Fabicon, Los Angeles Public Library, Principal Librarian, Children's Services, (left) and CLCSC Board Member and Membership Chair, Joanna Ward, Librarian, County of Los Angeles Public Library. Guests gaher to mingle and network in the Auditorium of the Glendale Public Library before the program begins.
CLCSC President Jennifer Driscoll Laurie Reese
The program begins with a welcome and introduction by
CLCSC President, Jennifer Driscoll, Senior Librarian, Pasadena Public LIbrary.
Past CLCSC President, Laurie Reese, Librarian III, Los Angeles Public Library, introduces Keynote Speaker, Ann Bausum.
Ann Bausum Ann Bausum
Keynote Speaker, Ann Bausum, begins her presentation with a slide showing images from where she grew up in Virginia.  
Ann Bausum Ann Bausum
Ann shares an image from a Virginia history textbook from her childhood. The same textbook reveals very little about the "war between the states."
Ann Bausum Ann Bausum
Ann Bausum Ann Bausum
Ann Bausum Ann Bausum
Food from Portos More food from Portos
Madeline Bryant
Deep Dive Session about teaching hard truths with Ethan Bradbury, History Teacher and Highly Gifted Magnet Coordinator at North Hollywood High School. Deep Dive Session about the look and content of contemporary nonfiction for children and young adults with former Sibert Award Committee member, Madeline Bryant, Principal Librarian, Youth Services Department, Los Angeles Public Library
Annette Goldsmith Michelle Markel
Deep Dive session about reading with Lecturer, Annette Goldsmith, University of Washington Information School. Deep Dive session about writing for children with author, Michelle Markel.
Audience Guests in the Chidlren's Room
Librarians, teachers, and authors fill the audience for the 2018 CLCSC Spring Workshop at the Glendale Public Library. CLCSC guests visit the children's room of the Glendale Public LIbrary.
Petting Zoo Petting Zoo
Each Deep Dive speaker brought a collection of books for workshop participants to "pet."  
Petting Zoo Petting Zoo
  The books above were brought by Annette Goldsmith.
Panel Discussion Panel Discussion
Panel Discussion led by Laurie Reese (Moderator), and speakers (left to right) Ethan Bradbury, Ann Bausum, Annette Goldsmith, Michelle Market, and Madeline Bryant. Ethan Bradbury, Ann Bausum, and Annette Goldsmith answer questions at the end of the workshop.
Laurie Reese and panel  
Closing remarks were made by Laurie Reese, CLCSC Board member and Librarian III, Los Angeles Public Library, Felipe de Neve Branch.