Program Handouts & Conference Booklet

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Program Handouts

Conference Booklet

The 2015 WAPL Program Book can be downloaded here

Thursday, May 7
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Over the River and Through the Woods: Taking Programming Outreach to Seniors
René Bue, Hedberg Public Library, Janesville; Maureen Birchfield, Hedberg Public Library, Janesville
Grand Ballroom A

Systems for Today and Tomorrow
Bruce Smith, WiLS; Stef Morrill, WiLS; Nita Burke, COLAND; Kathy Pletcher, COLAND; Krista Ross, Southwest Wisconsin Library System
Grand Ballroom C

3:00 - 3:45 p.m.

RA Online: Serving Your Patrons Using Form-Based Readers' Advisory (handout) (slides)
Chad Robinson, Brown County Library, Green Bay; Andrea Stepanik, Brown County Library, Green Bay
Grand Ballroom B

Student Job Fair - Organize One for Your Community! 
Jennifer Bahnaman, McMillan Memorial Library, Wisconsin Rapids; Robert Wefel, Boys & Girls Club, Wisconsin Rapids Area
Grand Ballroom C 


4:00 - 4:45 p.m.

Frontline Challenges: Policy, Practice and Case Samples
Sarah Cournoyer, Horicon Public Library; Sherry Machones, Edgerton Public Library; Kristina Gomez, Milwaukee Public Library
Grand Ballroom B 

Popular Picks: Genre Books Marathon
Jane Jorgenson, Madison Public Library; Amy Lutzke, Dwight Foster Public Library, Fort Atkinson; Jean Anderson, South Central Library System, Madison
Grand Ballroom C

Friday, May 8

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

High Hopes: Teaching Parents to do Early Literacy at Home
Adeline Miller, Oshkosh Public Library; Marie Boleman, Oshkosh Public Library
Grand Ballroom A 

Scanning the Horizon with the Notable Reports Panel
Jon Mark Bolthouse, Fond du Lac Public Library; Barbara Brattin, Kenosha Public Library; Nick Dimassis, Beloit Public Library; Kelly TerKeurst, Dwight Foster Public Library, Fort Atkinson; Kimberly Young, Brown County Library, Green Bay; Sara Gold, WiLS; Andrea Coffin, WiLS
Grand Ballroom C

10:00 - 10:45 a.m.

Beyond the Book: Putting the Community in a Community Read
Emily Passey, Shorewood Public Library; Hayley Johnson, Shorewood Public Library
Riverside B 

Local History Collections @ Your Library: Have One? Need One? Got Questions? Get Answers!
Nyama Marsha, Whitefish Bay Public Library; Susan Braden, Hedberg Public Library, Janesville; Michelle Gobert, Crandon Public Library
Grand Ballroom B 

Picture Book Roundtable 
Tom Lichtenheld, Author and Illustrator
Riverside A

11:00 - 11:45 a.m.

Craft Classes for Adults: How to Make it Fun and Successful on a Limited Budget
Annie Bahringr, W.J. Niederkorn Library, Port Washington; Kelly Verheyden, Stoughton Public Library; Sarah Bukrey, Stoughton Public Library
Grand Ballroom B