Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Kirby and Anna are going on tour!

Sadly, we don't have a mega tour bus...but we are coming to a computer/city near you! Anna and Kirby will be all over library land giving presentations about our Cuddle Up & Read Program. First up is an InfoPeople webinar for all our faraway friends. Then we hit the ground running and will be in Pasadena and Philly. Join us if you can, or let other folks who might be interested know.

Tour dates:
1. Tuesday, August 9, 2011 12 PM PACIFIC InfoPeople webinar
"Cuddle Up & Read: Storytimes for Pregnant and Parenting Teens" (presenters)
Webinar attendees will learn:
  • About the Cuddle up & Read programs in San Diego
  • How to establish successful community partnerships in order to create a literacy based program for teen parents and their children
  • How to improve their existing literacy based programs for pregnant and parenting teens.
2. November 11-13, 2011  2011 California Library Association and California School Library Association Annual Conference & Exposition
"At-Risk Populations at the Library" (panelists)
  • presenting during a 2-hour block with two other groups that work with "at-risk" youth
3. March 13-17, 2012 PLA
"Cuddle Up & Read: Storytimes for Pregnant and Parenting Teens" (presenters) **
Program attendees will learn:
  • About the Cuddle up & Read programs in San Diego
  •  This presentation will provide a hands-on overview of the early literacy storytimes conducted with teen parents
  • Statistics will be included to show the impact the program had on the teen parents.
  • Learn how to incorporate early literacy tools into your storytimes and how to start a storytime for teen parents in your community.
**If you want to see Anna and I do storytime (with our dolls, props, music, and books) this is the one to check out

1 Comment:

Deirdra Eden-Coppel said...

You have a fabulous blog! I’m an author and illustrator and I made some awards to give to fellow bloggers whose sites I enjoy. I want to award you with the Best Books Blog Award for all the hard work you do!

Go to http://astorybookworld.blogspot.com/p/awards.html and pick up your award.
~Deirdra