Diversity on the Bookshelf Workshop: Building a Culturally Responsive Early Childhood Library
Saturday, July 14 at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library, Chavez Central Library 605 N. El Dorado Street, Stockton, CA
In this free workshop with children's author Jennifer Torres, learn:
- How to evaluate books for diversity and representation.
- Why children need "windows" and "mirrors" when it comes to books.
- How books can strengthen relationships with parents and caregivers.
- How to develop storytimes and learning activities around multicultural children's literature.
Morning Session - 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Afternoon Session - 1 to 4 p.m.
Please note that both sessions are full. To be added to the waitlist:
Participants will receive books, outreach materials, and other resources to build a more diverse classroom or center library. Professional growth hours available.
This project is supported by a grant from The James Irvine Foundation. Hosted by University of the Pacific, San Joaquin County Office of Education, First 5 San Joaquin, Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library and Barnes & Noble.