Ever thought about attending a CHILIS conference even though you aren’t a children’s librarian? If so, this is a great year to go. The day will feature programs by Mary Danko, librarian, and nationally acclaimed speaker Anita Silvey, author, publisher and reviewer. (Read more about Ms. Silvey below.) The all-day conference costs $35 for CHILIS members and $45 for non-CHILIS members.
You can find the registration form on the CHILIS website at http://www.nhlibrarians.org/chilis/. Send the registration form along with your check payable to CHILIS to Nancy Lang at the Dunbarton Public Library, Then email Nancy Lang firstname.lastname@example.org to tell her you plan on sending your registration and check this week.
More about Anita Silvey
From The author of 100 Best Books for Children and 500 Great Books for Teens Anita Silvey has devoted 35 years to promoting books that will turn the young — and families — into readers. To do this she has appeared frequently on NPR, "The Today Show," "60 Minutes," and radio programs in the United States and Canada to talk about books for children and teenagers. As Publisher’s Weekly has said "It would be hard to find a more authoritative voice than Anita Silvey."
Source: http://www.anitasilvey.com/bio.htm. Photo by Todd France.