Monday, October 18, 2010
October 23 at 10:00 AM at the Pawtucket Public Library.
Thanks Eugene, for hosting.
Pawtucket Public Library
13 Summer Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
From 95 North
Take Exit 28 (School Street) and turn left off exit ramp; follow the road straight through the light and bear left at the fork. Turn right on the Main Street Bridge over the Blackstone River and take a right at the second set of lights to High Street. The library is at the top of the hill on the corner of High and Summer Streets. Bear left onto Summer Street to get to the main entrance and parking lot of the library.
From 95 South
Take exit 29 (Downtown Pawtucket), turn right on Fountain Street, right on Exchange Street, and take left on High Street at second set of lights. Library is on the corner of High and Summer Streets.
Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Cornucopia of Rhode Island: A Library Community of Color
MaryElizabeth Berry, President
Annual Mini Conference 2010
Diversity: Meeting the Needs of the Rhode Island Hispanic Community
Saturday- November 13, 2010 - 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon
Registration & Coffee 9:30 A.M.
Knight Memorial Library
275 Elmwood Avenue
Providence, Rhode Island 02907
This year Cornucopia’s mini conference highlights the Rhode Island Hispanic community. Based on the 2010 United States census, Hispanics will have a profound effect on the state of Rhode Island. Are libraries ready to meet the challenges and needs of our new communities?
María Méndez García, Librarian, International Charter School, Pawtucket, RI
Ms. Méndez García, will discuss Hispanic Children's Literature (purchasing, significant booklists, resources, etc.) and share her expertise of working with the Hispanic community and meeting the needs of the children and their non-English speaking parents.
Eugene Jeffers, Adult Programming Information & Community Relations Librarian, Pawtucket, RI
Mr. Jeffers will be sharing a strategic plan that was implemented at the Pawtucket Public Library and discuss how the library reached out and met the needs of the Hispanic community within their area.
Suggestion for Lunch:
355 Atwood Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
RSVP by November 5, 2010: Ida D. McGhee firstname.lastname@example.org