The District of Columbia Library Association is sponsoring an evening  
discussion with Children's librarians, School Library Media  
Specialists, and the broader library community on the challenges and  
opportunities today for providing library services to children.

The event will be held at 6:00 pm on Thursday, January 28, 2010 at the  
Sumner School Auditorium, 1201 17th Street, NW. Anyone that is either  
involved or interested in this topis is invited to attend.  
Registration is free but the event will be limited to the first 60 who  

Our keynote speaker for this evening will be Miki Freeny. Mrs. Freeny  
is the Director of Library Services to Children for the DC Public  
Library. She is also a long-time professor of Children;s Literature at  
the University of Maryland and former Director of the Prince George's  
County Public Library in Maryland. Also invited to speak is Pat Brown,  
the newly appointed Director of Library Media Services at the DC  
Public Schools.

The goal of this Summit is to bring together librarians and their  
colleagues from all types of libraries; public libraries, public  
schools, charter schools, private schools, etc. We hope the  
discussions begun that evening will create new interest in improving  
library services to children by working together across organizations.

To register for this free event, just go to 
calendar or click on the link to the Summit on the DCLA home page.

Richard Huffine, President-Elect
District of COlumbia Library Association
202-253-3511 c
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Aimee Babcock-Ellis
Graduate Assistant
Nonprint Media Services
University of Maryland College Park
cell: 518-225-7127
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