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for Librarians

August 2, 2021


12 - 4 PM ET

Join us for a FREE fun-filled afternoon featuring some of our favorite sessions for librarians from Bookfest 2021! Hosted by our Library Client Success Manager, Jane White, all sessions are virtual and will feature live chat so you can engage with your peers. This is a great opportunity to beef up your collection before school starts and get your Edelweiss+ questions answered during our live Q&A session at the end of the day. Whether you missed Bookfest in June or want to relive the magic, we look forward to spending time with you on August 2nd!
LibraryReads Rewind

*Registration gives you access to all four sessions


12:00 PM ET

It's About Black Baby Joy

Authors and artists discuss why books, art, writers and artists are integral in the creation of Black joy for young readers with Denene Millner, Cozbi A. Cabrera (Me & Mama), Natasha Tarpley, Regis Bethencourt and Kahran Bethencourt(The Me I Choose to Be), moderated by Stacey Barney.

Speakers: Stacey Barney, Denene Millner, Cozbi A. Cabrera, Natasha Tarpley, Regis and Kahran Bethencourt

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1:00 PM ET

The Library in a Time of Pandemic: Impact, Shift, and Adjustment

Dr. Pauline Boss (The Myth of Closure: Ambiguous Loss in a Time of Pandemic) and Sara Wedell (Ann Arbor District Library) in discussion about coping with the effects of the pandemic, building resilience, and supporting the community in a time of grief, uncertainty, and rebuilding.

Speakers: Dr. Pauline Boss and Sara Wedell

Library in Pandemic (1)

2:00 PM ET

The Great Big Galley Grab! Fall Galleys Librarians Can't Wait to Gab About!

Fill your TBR lists with highly anticipated forthcoming titles representing all genres and all ages. In a mere fifty minutes, and without ever having to step foot in the Javitz, your virtual tote bag will be full of great reads you’ll want to add to your shelves! *Please note that review copy availability depends on publisher settings. Many titles have review copies available in Edelweiss to download or request. Regardless, you're going to want to check these out!
Speakers: Andrienne Cruz, Sandra Farag, Derek Ivie, Cicely Lewis, Alene Moroni, Talia Sherer, Kaite Stover, and Rebecca Vnuk
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3:00 PM ET

Live Session: Reviewing Books for LibraryReads in Edelweiss

Rebecca Vnuk, Executive Director of LibraryReads and Jane White, Library Client Success Manager for Above the Treeline talk about using Edelweiss to find and review new books. This live session will give you the opportunity to learn from the experts and get answers to all of your Edelweiss questions!
Speakers: Rebecca Vnuk and Jane White
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*Registration gives you access to all four sessions