Friday, September 7, 2012

Cornucopia of Rhode Island 2012 Fall Annual Conference (FREE)‏

MaryElizabeth Berry, President

What About Our Students? A Community Conversation Cornucopia of Rhode Island Annual Fall Conference

Please join us for an insightful and exciting discussion of what is happening in our schools and colleges and how can libraries and librarians address the needs of our student in today's economic, political environment and social media movement.

Friday, November 2, 2012 - 8:45 A.M. – 12:00 Noon Registration & Continental Breakfast - 8:00 A.M. – Networking Opportunities

Community College of Rhode Island, Knight Campus, Room 1134, 400 East Avenue, Warwick, RI

Closing Session & Keynote Speaker: Barbara K. Stripling 2013 President-elect, American Library Association; Assistant Professor of Practice at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York

Opening Remarks: Susan D. Ballard President, American Association of School Librarians; Co-Chair; ALA Presidential Task Force on School Libraries

Greetings: Howard Boksenbaum, Chief Library Officer, Office of Library and Information Services (OLIS), State of RI

Moderator: Maria Cotto, Children’s Librarian, Providence Community Library, Knight Memorial Branch


Brenda M. Andrade, Professor; Reference Librarian/ Coordinator, Library Instruction Community College of Rhode Island, Warwick Campus

Stefanie Blankenship, Youth Services Librarian Cranston Public Library, Auburn Branch

Robert W. Britto-Oliveira, Academic Advisor for Returning Students Talent Development (TD) Program University of Rhode Island

Aaron Coutu, Assistant Director/Tech Coordinator Cumberland Public Library

Andrew P. Jackson, (Sekou Molefi Baako) Executive Director - Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center-Queens Library, Corona, NY

Dr. Cheryl A. McCarthy, Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Studies University of Rhode Island

Keith Oliveira, Board President, Providence School Board Providence Public Schools

Alvin T. Riley, Jr., Director Proactive Learning Assistance Network, Massasoit Community College, Brockton, MA; Pastor, Mt. Zion AME, Newport, RI

Directions: Registration is free and open to the public. So that we have enough coffee please RSVP by 10/19/12. RSVP: Ida D. McGhee, MLS

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