Second Tuesday of each month, 7:00 pm
Bullock Room (Room #309)
This year our Family Literacy Symposium will last all year. Join us each month for free classes on literacy topics throughout the year, including:
Why Did They Pick That Book? Behind the Scenes of Childrenâ€™s Book Awards
A behind-the-scenes peek at how book award committees make their decisions. Learn more about the criteria and how you can apply to serve on a committee. Presented by Carla Morris, Provo Library Children's Services Manager, 2013 Geisel Award Chair, 2004 Caldecott Committee member
Puppy Dog Tails: Books for Boys
Can boys and reading coexist? They can! Discover the many new book titles aimed at the boy reader including fiction, informational books, graphic novels, and more. Presented by Gene Nelson, Provo Library Director.
Book Clubs: Ideas for Getting and Keeping the Discussion Going
â€˘ Ways to establish and organize a new group
â€˘ How to select books that invite conversation
â€˘ Fun and inventive ways to ignite discussion and encourage participation
â€˘ Ideas for using online and library resources to enrich your meetings
Presented by Carla Zollinger & Breanne Gilroy.
Iâ€™m Too Old to Be Read To! The Benefits of Reading Aloud and How to Get Your Kids to Love It
Sink or Swimâ€¦or Float: Strategies for Reluctant Readers
Presented by Nancy L. Peterson, Ed. D., Elementary Education Professor, UVU
Book Swap: Come swap your gently used books for new ones to read!
The Quest for Quality: Strategies and Tools for Finding Your Next Favorite Book
Beyond the Books: Literacy and Libraries in an Electronic Age
Angels and Fairies and Dystopians: Oh My!: Books and Trends in Teen Literature
Presented by Gene Nelson, Provo Library Director
Folklore in Literature