Children's Services Librarian Irondequoit Public Library
Are you looking for ways to connect rock star Young Adult authors to your tweens and teens in your library? In Rochester, NY we hosted hundreds of authors that interacted with thousands of teen fans! From Greater Rochester Teen Read to Teen Book Festival and more, we know the keys to success! We hosted best selling authors like Jason Reynolds, Rick Riordan, Laurie Halse Anderson, and more! Learn how we facilitated author visits, involved teens in the planning and implementation, and connected and gathered buy-in from local schools and organizations.
Upon completion, participant will be able to examine ways in-person author events can be pivoted to virtual.
Upon completion, participant will be able to identify tools and skills needed to market the event and collaborate with community organizations.
Upon completion, participant will be able to describe ways in which to include teens into the planning and implementation of the event.