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Diversity on the Bookshelf Workshop: Building a Culturally Responsive Early Childhood Library

Saturday, July 14, 2018 9:00am to 4:00pm

Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library, Chavez Central Library View map Free Event

605 N. El Dorado Street, Stockton, CA

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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.


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