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To register for the 2020 NCSLMA conference, go to the NCSLMA website and click on the Events tab. Since our conference will be completely virtual this year, here are some things you can expect:
  • Private Facebook group for attendees. Live keynote sessions, author sessions, awards, and door prizes will be hosted in this group.
  • Exclusive access to pre-recorded videos for one year through a private page on our NCSLMA website.
  • Live sessions through Google Meet for each level of Battle of the Books.
  • General business meeting for all NCSLMA members.
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Thursday, September 24 • 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Diversity on my Mind: Bringing the World to Carolina One Book at a Time

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Technology has opened our world to a global community, but do our library collections represent diversity? To promote empathy and authentic voices, we need to have a balanced collection filled with books that not only reflect our population but expand it to encompass the world. We are going to explore resources, materials, and activities to help librarians think about their collection through a global lens.
Slideshow: bit.ly/books4diversity

avatar for Tonya Fletcher

Tonya Fletcher

Digital Learning and Media Innovation Facilitator, Franklin Elementary
From a young age, my passions have included stories, making, and technology. My role as the Digital Learning and Media Innovation Facilitator allows me to help teachers and students explore their own passions. I am proud to be a North Carolina Teaching Fellow, DonorsChoose.org National... Read More →
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Amy Harpe

Media Coordinator, Pilot Mountain Middle School
I an NBCT library media specialist at Pilot Mountain Middle School. I serve on the advocacy board of my local public library. In 2017 I was awarded the Sara Jaffarian School Library Program Award for Exemplary Humanities Programming. I currently also work as a member of the Educator... Read More →

Thursday September 24, 2020 9:00pm - 10:00pm EDT
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