[Libs-Or] OYAN Fall Workshop - Focus on Non-Fiction

Sonja Somerville ssomerville at cityofsalem.net
Sat Sep 20 10:02:49 PDT 2014

An invitation for you to the Oregon Young Adult Network (OYAN) Fall
Workshop and Quarterly Membership Meeting …
A Focus on Non-Fiction for Young Adults: 
Selection, Suggestions, and How It All Relates to Supporting the Common
10 a.m.-12 noon Friday, October 24
US Bank Room at Multnomah County Library's Central Library
801 SW 10th Ave., Portland
The OYAN Fall Workshop brings a focus on building stronger, more useful
non-fiction collections, responding both to the interests of teen
readers and the changing needs driven by the adoption of Common Core in
the schools. At this FREE workshop, presenters will discuss best
practices for assessing non-fiction texts for young adults, highlight
excellent non-fiction graphic novels and narrative non-fiction, and
discuss the impacts and realities of Common Core adoption. Presenters
·		 Jen Maurer, School Library Consultant, Oregon State
Library - The Low-Down on the Common Core and How Non-Fiction Selectors
Should Respond
·		 Ruth Allen, Multnomah County Library - Assessing
Non-Fiction Texts for Young Adults
·		 Sonja Somerville, Salem Public Library - Narrative
Non-Fiction Booktalks and Booklist
·		 Traci Glass, Eugene Public Library - Non-Fiction
Graphic Novels Booktalks and Booklist
So we can be sure to have the right number of seats and handouts
prepared, please email OYAN Chair Sonja Somerville
(ssomerville at cityofsalem.net) if you plan to come!
After a break for lunch (plenty of great options in downtown
Portland!), the Fall Workshop will be followed by the OYAN Quarterly
Meeting from 1-4 p.m. Stay for …
o   Resource sharing—programming and other great ideas
o   Discussion: How is your Teen Summer Reading program structured?
o   Vote on the annual budget
o   Reports and updates

Sonja Somerville
Teen Services Librarian
Salem Public Library

Phone:	 503-588-6083
E-mail:	  ssomerville at cityofsalem.net
FAX:		 503-589-2011
Address:   585 Liberty St. SE
				 Salem, OR 97301
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